"The town is considering a land swap with the state that would both allow work at the landfill and expand the state forest.
At its meeting earlier this month, the Town Council requested legislation that would give the town nearly five acres of land next to its recycling center on Beaver Street in return for 29 acres next to the forest.
Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen said the trade would accomplish several things.
"It would allow us to cap the old landfill," he said. "The town would also be able to expand its recycling center."
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The details on the land swap including maps of the two areas can be found online
|an old logging road in the State Forest not far from some of the land involved in the swap|