Mansfield selectmen back Foxboro’s Big Y

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MANSFIELD¬†– Selectmen are backing Big Y supermarket’s redevelopment of the Foxfield Plaza shopping center on Central Street and the Town of Foxboro’s bid for state grant money to pay for traffic improvements there.

In a letter to the state Office of Housing and Economic Development, Mansfield selectmen said a rebuilt Foxfield will “create nearly 200 jobs and lend a new vitality to this shared gateway area.”

Big Y is planning to tear down the current L-shaped strip mall at Foxfield Plaza, which straddles the Mansfield/Foxboro line, and replace it with a 56,100-square-foot supermarket.

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