Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Brockton

Streelight purchase to save money

Continue reading below

Brockton said its decision to buy rather than lease 7,734 street lights from National Grid will save the city $649,656 in the first year. Residents will report outages by calling the Highway Department at 508-580-7810 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday, Mayor Linda Balzotti said. Nonfunctioning street lights can also be reported by sending an e-mail to dpw@cobma.us, she said. The reports should describe the problem, include the pole number, and the street address closest to it, along with a name and phone number in case the city worker has questions.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com