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Appeal filed on school project

A resident whose home borders the site for the new Wilmington High School has filed an appeal of the $82 million project in Middlesex Superior Court, alleging construction of the school and a synthetic turf athletic field would harm his drinking water supply.

Gerald O’Reilly, a 40-year resident of Wildwood Street, also alleges the town demonstrated a “callous and insensitive disregard” for his safety and his longstanding concern about the quality of ground water feeding into his private well, the complaint states.

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