School construction stops in N.H. district

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

With construction halted last week on the new elementary school and the building not expected to be ready for students until the end of October at the earliest, the School Board approved a relocation plan last night that sends about 110 Unity students in grades K-8 to Claremont to start the school year.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade would attend the city’s Disnard Elementary School.

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders would go to Claremont Middle School.

Meanwhile, Scott Vaughn, architect for the school project, explained to the School Board why the state Fire Marshal’s Office has halted most construction at the school and what’s being doing to resolve the problems. The work stoppage was ordered last Friday.

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