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Water leaks splash Harrington

HARRINGTON — The city’s piping and water system is, in many locations, of old age. And that fact began to rear its head with January’s major freeze followed by unseasonably warm temperatures.

Three water leaks sprung up around the city in the last two weeks of January, but two had been mended by press time, Mayor Joe Armand said.

The first leak came at the City Park public restrooms after mid-month’s deep freeze, when a commode was damaged beyond repair.

“The problem was it was just too bloody cold,” Armand said. “We lost one commode. The pipes are fine.”

Armand said that leak won’t be repaire...


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