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Work begins on new phase of $71 million high school renovation and expansion

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Work has recently begin on a new phase in the $71 million renovation and expansion of the high school. According to Town Manager Wayne P. Marquis, contractors have laid the foundations and started erecting the steel for the new section of the building that will include the cafeteria, offices for the high school administration and central district, and a new main entrance. The work follows the June completion of the renovation of the school’s new academic wing and construction of the new three-story science wing, and more recently the demolition of the old Dunn Wing, Marquis said. The Dunn Wing was used as swing space during construction of the academic and science wings. Other completed work includes the renovation and expansion of the auditorium, and renovation of the field house. The project is scheduled for completion next summer.

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