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Quincy opts out of area trash accord

Quincy will leave behind a tritown trash-collection agreement with Braintree and Weymouth in favor of one that will save money for the city, officials announced last week.

According to a press release, the new 10-year contract with Boston-based Sunrise Scavenger Inc. will save several million dollars compared to the current agreement, and will provide five new hybrid-powered collection trucks.

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