Sludge meetings

Public meetings to discuss whether to regulate the use of septic sludge on the town’s farm fields will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. and Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. in the third floor conference room of Town Hall. The results of the meeting will determine whether policies will be established for the Type 1 Biosolids currently being applied to farm land. Representatives from the state Department of Environmental Protection, the septic sludge industry, the US Department of Agriculture, town departments, and others are expected to attend. Call John DeLano, conservation agent, at 508-894-4073, with questions.

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