Praise for Public Works Department

by | Jan 10, 2018

Dear Editor,

When things go wrong, I, most likely, will be one of the first to complain. On the flip side, however, when things go right I feel it is equally important to make sure that the people doing the right thing be recognized.

Just recently I had occasion to call the Town of East Greenwich Department of Public Works for help with a problem. In a short time, they responded and did a great job to ensure that the predicted heavy rain would have a path to go on come this Thursday and Friday.

I want to thank Bill Pagliarini for the excellent job he did and for Audrey and Mary at DPW Headquarters for their help.

It was a page out of old town EG here in 2017. Great job all!

Bruce R. Mastracchio


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Mike Guertin
Mike Guertin
January 12, 2018 9:20 am

Bruce is absolutely right. We don’t recognize others – especially town staff – when they go above and beyond.
I have had numerous dealings with the public works dept over the 50+ years that I’ve lived and worked in town.
Audrey and Mary have been extremely helpful to me year in and year out. Whether it’s getting a building permit for work on my house or a job, Transfer station permits or following up with the trash collection guys when something gets missed on a pickup.

In the fall the town website posted “Free Compost Bins” – I was slow to call and when I did all the bins were spoken for so Audrey put me on the waiting list. A week later she called and said a few people didn’t pick theirs up so if I came in the next couple days I could have one.
Great Service


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