by Alana Melanson, Lowell Sun (MA)
It took the town years to find groups interested in transforming the Katrina Road brownfield site, and now three are vying for the opportunity.
Because the former industrial site requires a $1 million hazardous-waste cleanup, MassDevelopment will ultimately have the final say over which -- if any -- of these projects will move forward, according to Town Manager Paul Cohen.
The town acquired the slightly more than 3-acre parcel at 27 Katrina Road through tax title in 2006. It was formerly a manufacturing site for Silicon Transistor Corporation. The building was demolished in 2011, and more than $1 million in federal and state funds have been spent to clean the site.
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