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New garbage truck arrives


Borough-wide trash collection should go more quickly, with the arrival of a 2017 side-loading vehicle, according to Public Works Director Karl Hagerman. The Borough’s oldest trash collection vehicle has been out of service since the start of the year. The 2006 vehicle “has had one problem after another,” so the sanitation department has gotten by with two trucks, collecting both recycle totes as well as trash, according to Hagerman.

Hagerman explained that crews often had to pull trash from large totes by hand, since the rear-loading truck cannot empty 300-gallon circular totes used b...

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