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Town of Lincoln to shut off lights
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Rising energy bills and falling state revenue sharing funds will result in 47 streetlights being shut off in the town of Lincoln come Oct. 15, according to a unanimous town board decision last week.

The lamps — located north of Eagle River on Highway 45 between Airport Road and McKinley Boulevard — typically cost the town of Lincoln $10,000 annually to electrify.

The town signed a contract with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 6:45 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 6:46 PM

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