Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Stoneham Public Works Director Bob Grover told WHDH that the town was $300,000 over budget going into this week's storm.
Stoneham will be around $350,000 over its snow budget after this most recent storm, Bob Grover, Stoneham public works director, told WHDH. Grover told WHDH that the town was $300,000 over budget going into Tuesday's messy wintry mix, which he estimated would cost the town an additional $35,000 to $40,000. WHDH also spoke with other Stoneham residents for their take on this rough winter, including a Stoneham Fore employee who had to clean off 300 cars. Read and watch the full report from WHDH.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
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Residents are asked to remove all cars from the streets, shovel the sidewalk in front of their house if possible, and to not plow snow in the driveway onto the sidewalks.
The Stoneham Department of Public Works is fully prepped for this weekend's blizzard, and DPW Director Robert Grover is asking residents to do their part and get cars off the street for plowing and to avoid plowing snow in driveways onto sidewalks. "If you can, shovel the sidewalk in front of your house and please, if you have a driveway plow, do not plow in the sidewalk area," Grover said. "There will be sidewalk plows out there—they will be coming out after the plow trucks." The DPW has a full salt shed and sand-salt mix ready to go, the trucks are all fueld up and blades have been mounted on all the trucks, Grover said. There are also food supplies coming in for the workers, given that most restaurants and stores will likely be closed …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Residents can now put all their recyclables in one container if they choose.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Town Administrator David Ragucci told the Stoneham Board of Selectmen that the DPW has nearly completed its 2012 street repaving program. The DPW has already repaved more than four miles of roads, according to Ragucci.
The Stoneham Department of Public Works has had one of its most productive years in recent memory when it comes to street repaving, as the department has repaved more than four miles of roads, according to Town Administrator David Ragucci. "According to Director of Public Works (Robert Grover), this is the most he's ever had paved since he's been with the town of Stoneham which is about 30 years," Ragucci told the Stoneham Board of Selectmen Tuesday night at Town Hall in the Banquet Room. Selectman Robert Sweeney asked Ragucci if Chapter 90 money was used on the repaving projects, and the town administrator confirmed that the town spent $400,000 in Chapter 90 funds. Ragucci noted that $300,000 was also spent "on the streets that were torn…