The Connecticut Clean Fuel Program last week awarded $72,000 to the city to help it may for hybrid public works vehicles.
The city got money to cover the difference between a conventional trash truck and dump truck compared with the hybrid version.
Mayor Art Ward said the new trucks will help save energy while bolstering the public works fleet.
Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Connecticut Clean Fuel program distributed more than $645,000 to municipalities across he state last week.
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