Brockton has spent nearly $845,000 fighting a natural gas-fired power plant proposed for one of its poorest south-side neighborhoods, a figure that climbs approximately $40,000 a month, according to the city solicitor’s office. But despite criticism that the funds could and should be spent more wisely — and that a power plant would bring jobs and revenue — officials who oppose the 350-megawatt facility say they will continue to do what it takes to send developers packing.
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