(Northampton, MA) – Northampton residents could be looking at another round of sticker shock as the Department of Public Works starts to look at its aging waste water treatment plant. The sewer plant on Hockanum Road will need some major upgrades, officials tell the “Gazette.” The Board of Public Works is currently reading an engineering report and prioritizing a list of capital spending.
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