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Water project could be postponed until 2023


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WAKEFIELD — A water project the city of Wakefield hoped to start this year may have to be postponed until 2023 as a result of some delays that will cause the project to go out for bid in late May or June, according to city manager Rob Brown.

Brown said that he is not sure the city will be able to find a company to bid on the project with a reasonable offer so late in the season.

The city obtained funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Division for $2.925 million project and is working with U.P. Engineers and Architects Inc....