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Funds for Big Red Bus moved to finance

NORTH ATTLEBORO - Someone surfing the internet last year might have stumbled across the town's Big Red Bus on a website municipalities use to sell surplus equipment.

The bus had been sidelined for the last five years because it was beyond repair. A replacement may be in the near future, however.

State Representative Adam Scanlon was able to secure $50,000 from the state towards a replacement.

The town council forwarded a request by Town Manager Michael Borg Wednesday night to transfer $115,000 to pay for the balance on the cost of a new Big Red Bus.

Click the video below to watch that portion of the meeting.

Wednesday’s town council meeting can be seen in its entirety through Thursday on North TV’s Government Channel: Comcast channel 98 and Verizon channel 23.

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