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Watervliet native donates garbage truck to city

1 month ago   |   By Times Union

WATERVLIET - A new $270,000 garbage truck was donated to the city and will replace one of the aging vehicles in the city fleet, Mayor Charles Patricelli said Tuesday.
Scott Earl, president and CEO of Twin Bridges Waste and Recycling, gave the sanitation truck to the city. Earl grew up in the city and graduate of Watervliet High School.
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