• Inspection turns up $420,000 in needed fixes
    May 19,2014
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Inspection: Town

    building needs fixes

    BRATTLEBORO — Vermont state fire inspectors have turned up about $420,000 worth of needed upgrades to the 130-year-old Brattleboro Municipal Center.

    The Brattleboro Reformer reported that problems turned up during a state inspection connected with a project to create new quarters for the town police and fire departments.

    That project recently was put on hold, but the state Division of Fire Safety said it wants a plan from the town by the end of May on how it will address deficiencies at the municipal center.

    The state inspection in late March found nine violations. Among the needed fixes: new fire-rated exit stair enclosures accessible from each floor of the building and extending the sprinkler system into every room.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    A lack of transparency and breach of trust was on the mind of many as the Rutland... Full Story
    Board of Aldermen question refugee representatives
    BENNINGTON — Katie Saunders spaced four singles and was backed by some timely hitting as the... Full Story
    FAIR HAVEN — Otter Valley grabbed a 3-0 lead. Austin Brannock to the rescue. Full Story
    More Articles