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Peabody to look at municipal high speed internet

Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr. speaks to the crowd about the completion of the Peabody Square construction project during the official ribbon cutting. (Spenser R. Hasak)
PEABODY — The city’s electric rates are among the lowest in the state, thanks to the Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP). But will Peabody internet customers be able to see the same savings someday thanks to the public utility company? A homegrown high speed fiber network won’t be battling Comcast for customers any time soon,…

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