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Wakefield chooses new DPW site


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WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to enter a purchase agreement for two industrial lots intended for pending use by the Department of Public Works.

The cost now stated in the agreement is $400,000, and a written report by City Manager Robert Brown, Jr. states that the total cost could run more than $600,000 due to interest on an expected 30-year government loan of $450,000.

The targeted property — which is southwest of Sunday Lake — consists of about eight acres and three buildings totaling 11,500 square feet on Indus...