Commission votes in favor of DBO for new water treatment plant WOONSOCKET ? Opponents went down fighting as Mayor Leo T. Fontaine narrowly won the authorization he needs to privatize a proposed $50 million water treatment plant from the Budget Commission. The long impasse over privatization finally broke on a 3-2 vote Friday as Fontaine and Commissioner Peder Schaefer lobbed verbal grenades at each other from opposite sides of the issue. Shaefer said he’d ...
June 17, 2013 - The Woonsocket Call
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