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Mayor Sam Sutter / Jim Phillips / TSM

Sutter Proposes Additional Fee for Fall River Residents

In a press conference held Monday morning, Fall River Mayor Sam Sutter proposed creating a new sanitation fee for all city households. The fee would cost households $120 per year in addition to residents having to purchase the Pay As You Throw bags currently required for trash removal.  

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Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

A Closer Look At What’s In Boston’s Snow Piles

AP - It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer.

A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Trash Regulations To Be Fully Enforced

Effective this weekend, the City of New Bedford will begin fully enforcing any and all trash regulations in regards to the new collection system.

Mayor Jon Mitchell had extended the so-called "grace period", where residents found to be out of compliance were only given warnings, through the end of October

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

More Time To Diffuse Trash Confusion in New Bedford

New Bedford residents have a little more time to get used to the new trash collection system.

The automated system began going into effect in June, and by all accounts has been quite effective in increasing recycling and decreasing waste

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Volunteers Wanted For Ward Three Clean Sweep

New Bedford's Ward Three is set to undergo a deep clean as volunteers begin to pick up trash this weekend. Operation Clean Sweep is conducting it's second to last sweep of the season in Ward Three on Saturday morning

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Acushnet Avenue residents brainstorm solutions to crime, trash

North End residents brainstorm solutions to crime, trash

Residents said at a community forum Tuesday night that crime, trash and dismal-looking storefronts all are holding back North End neighborhoods around Acushnet Avenue. David Price, director of the Comunidad Nuestra Development Corporation in Roxbury, said his community solved similar problems and that he thinks North End residents are ready to tackle their issues

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Couple Digs Through the Trash for a Winning Lottery Ticket

A North Attleboro couple has won $1 million on a scratch ticket they dug out of the trash after throwing it away my mistake.

The state lottery commission said Joseph and Joanne Zagami bought the $5 ticket from a vending machine while grocery shopping

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