B y Jaime Thomas
After two months of bidding from a number of anonymous parties, the Eldridge Lane landfill property auction in Hartford closed Monday.
The final bid for all three came in at a higher-than-expected $400,300. Individually, the three-separate parcels that make up the 485-acre plot added up to $332,700.
“I think it’s wonderful. It gets it out of government hands, back into private ownership and back onto the tax roll,” said Hartford Town Supervisor Dana Haff.
The piece of land was open [...]