County, town finalize broadband agreement

An agreement between the town and county of Orange allowing the school system’s broadband project to continue through the town’s right-of-way has been finalized. The agreement allows the project’s contractors to work within the town’s right-of-way laying fiber, while also enabling the town to protect its assets. The project, funded partially through a federal grant, will establish a 33-mile fiber optics route that will allow the school system to provide reliable and secure internet services for staff and students. The fiber route will connect the county’s nine schools.

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