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Wakefield City Council commits to $3.5 million in loans


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted on Monday evening to approve action in relation to securing $3.5 million in low-interest revenue bonds to fund the first phase of a major water project.

City Manager Robert Brown Jr. explained the details in a Tuesday evening phone call.

“We’re all signed up and ready to roll,” he said cheerily, noting that councilmen voted to approve Resolution No. 246, which accepts a related project bid of $2,994,958 from Ruotsala Construction of Ironwood.

UPEA Engineers and Architects of Houghton recommended acceptance of...