Comments for: Rockport selectmen call for demolishing former school

Posted Feb. 28, 2012, at 12:57 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 29, 2012, at 5:46 a.m.

ROCKPORT | The Rockport Select Board voted 3-2 Monday night to demolish the former Rockport Elementary School. The vote was taken after three years of debate by the town on what to do with the building that opened in September 1953 as a school. Rockport Town Manager Robert Peabody …

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  • Anonymous

    Before considering any demolition it is best to have an audit done on hazardous material removal. The fines that will be levied by Federal and State, if removal is not done properly, will be a nightmare and very,very costly. Towns that are foolish enough to accept these old buildings as a gift are just getting a very expensive liability.

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