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Newton Falls School District dealing with substantial electric bill

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NEWTON FALLS, Ohio  -  There's an issue over why the Newton Falls School District is faced with a substantial electric bill -- that sources say allegedly amounts to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The city of Newton Falls provides it's own electric service, and sources tell 21 News the current administration and the school district are looking at where the legal responsibility lies in trying to resolve the issue.

A problem with how the bill is calculated is at the center of it all, and the costly problem came to light when workers recently tested the equipment.

The school district and township officials declined comment on the issue, or the amount of the electric bill for now. 

Sources say the issue may date back to when new schools were built back in 2007.

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