Unused acreage a patchwork across county

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For 10 years, a piece of land near soccer fields in New Whiteland has sat empty.

Town officials considered building a new town hall on the property on Tracy Road but couldn’t afford the building. They considered a new street department garage for the site, too, but it was too far away from the wastewater plant.

So for a decade, the town has owned 1.5-acre piece of land and mowed it. If they can’t come up with anything to use it for, town officials may just give it back to Clark-Pleasant schools, clerk-treasurer Maribeth Alspach said.

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