Barberton, Norton schools closed Thursday due to water main break

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BARBERTON, Ohio — Barberton City Schools announced on its website that schools will be closed Thursday, April 21, due to a water main break. Norton City Schools will also be closed for a second day.

The large water main break in Barberton resulted in a boil alert and both Barberton City Schools and Norton City Schools were closed on Wednesday.

According to the Barberton Water Department, the break happened Tuesday evening.

Anyone who gets water from the Barberton Water Department, including customers in Norton, should boil water until further notice.

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