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Hurley's garbage collection to switch from bags to bins


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HURLEY — Residents of Hurley soon will face a change in how garbage is collected and charged.

As of November, all city residents will transition to a system in which garbage will be picked up from designated containers rather than from orange bags, as is now the case.

The containers, which have been referred to as bins or carts, also will result in a new manner of billing.

As a result of a Sept. 12 vote by the Hurley City Council, the new system will require an added fee of $18 on each household’s quarterly water bills.

“This will assist in covering the...