Swampscott’s new trash program goes into effect Aug. 3

SWAMPSCOTT — Last year, the cost of waste disposal rose by more than 10 percent in Swampscott. During the same period, the town’s overall budget rose just 3.4 percent. The numbers don’t add up, and town officials are hoping the new waste reduction program will decrease costs.  Beginning Monday, Aug. 3, Swampscott will institute a…

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