Not-for-Profit, Award-Winning Community News and Views for Windham County, Vermont • Since 2006
Photo 1

Wendy M. Levy/The Commons

Central Fire Station on Elliot Street as it looked at the end of May during the ongoing expansion and renovation of the site.

Town and Village

Elwell: ‘No surprises’ so far with police-fire facility project

BRATTLEBORO—Town Manager Peter B. Elwell said “work is progressing well” at the Central Fire Station on Elliot Street and at the new police station at 62 Black Mountain Rd. Both projects have been underway for months.

“No surprises, [and] no issues have arisen,” Elwell told Selectboard members at the June 20 regular Board meeting, and noted both projects are still on schedule.

In about a month, the Brattleboro Police Department should begin transitioning from their current station in the municipal building to the new facility. Elwell said he expects the move to be complete in August, “and that station will be fully functional.”

August should also bring a big change at the fire station — although the public may not notice it, Elwell said.

The chief and other fire officials will move their offices to their permanent locations in the building, and the vacated offices can then get renovated.

Selectboard member John Allen, who has worked closely with police and fire officials on the projects, said the work is “looking great.”

What do you think? Leave us a comment

Editor’s note: Our terms of service require you to use your real names. We will remove anonymous or pseudonymous comments that come to our attention. We rely on our readers’ personal integrity to stand behind what they say; please do not write anything to someone that you wouldn’t say to his or her face without your needing to wear a ski mask while saying it. Thanks for doing your part to make your responses forceful, thoughtful, provocative, and civil. We also consider your comments for the letters column in the print newspaper.

Add Comment

* Required information
1000
What is the next number: 10, 12, 14, ..?
Captcha Image
Powered by Commentics

Comments (0)

No comments yet. Be the first!

Originally published in The Commons issue #414 (Wednesday, June 28, 2017). This story appeared on page 0.

Related stories

More by Wendy M. Levy