Speedy response helps contain pollution at park

Town discovers, repairs broken sewer main valve at Police Cove

Posted 2/11/19

The town's quick response to a broken sewer main valve likely prevented a "catastrophe" last week.

Barrington Department of Public Works Director Alan Corvi said the sewer division crew discovered …

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