Friday, April 12, 2013
The town will pay $1.1 million for 51.2 acres of land in Norton known as the Riley Property
After five years of negotiations, the Mansfield Board of Selectmen voted 5-0 at their April 10 meeting to finalize the purchase of approximately 51.2 acres of land in Norton next to a water treatment system serving Mansfield, Foxborough and Norton. The town decided to buy the land after Norton did not purchase it during a 120-day period where they had the first right of refusal. The $1.1 million purchase of the property known as the Riley property located at Crane and Pine streets in Norton will allow Mansfield and the other two towns to store more recharged water after it is treated at the wastewater treatment facility on the adjacent property. Town Manager Bill Ross also thanked Rep. Jay Barrows, who has worked on creating a tri-town …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Ten to 20 year plan would connect residents to town sewer line and regionalize wastewater treatment with Mansfield and Foxborough.
A plan to connect Norton residents to a town sewer line and regionalize wastewater treatment with Mansfield and Foxborough could cost about $38M. The majority of residents are currently using individual Title 5 septic systems while a smaller group is hooked up to the municipal wastewater system. The majority of the municipal wastewater that’s collected in Norton is sent to the Mansfield Wastewater Treatment Facility, which is actually located at the intersection of Crane and Hill Street in Norton. Some are connected to the Taunton Wastewater Treatment Facility. There is also a treatment plant at Norton Middle School, which Norton High and Yelle School were recently connected to. “The comprehensive plan is really looking at where other …
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