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Watertown brush pickup expected to resume Thursday

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WATERTOWN — The city public works department announced Monday that collection of brush and green waste from houses is temporarily suspended. DPW Assistant Superintendent Pete E. Monaco said it should only last a couple of days.

“I hope to be back on schedule on Thursday,” Mr. Monaco said.

Mr. Monaco said both of the recycling trucks the city uses had issues at the same time.

The hope is that one truck will be repaired before Thursday so a crew can start picking up brush again, Mr. Monaco said.

“All we need is one, then we’re ready to go,” he said.

Mr. Monaco said they will eventually get caught up, but Thursday’s route will be done on Thursday and Friday’s route will also be done on Friday.

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