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January 15, 2016

Ellsworth development slower than expected

The city of Ellsworth has been working diligently to attract new businesses and work with existing businesses to expand their operations.

But with less new development than previously anticipated, and faced with a costly new wastewater treatment plant, the city is considering raising sewer rates — perhaps dramatically — to help make ends meet, the Ellsworth American reported.

A new treatment plant has been built, but despite multiple grants to help cover the $21 million price tag, projected development such as new stores, businesses and housing, did not occur at the growth rate expected.

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