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Airport still struggling with tornado costs

'We've been playing some games with the insurance company'

The tornado that raged through the region June 1, 2011, did significant damage to Southbridge Airport, wiping out hangars and dropping planes into the nearby swamp. (click for larger version)
April 04, 2012
SOUTHBRIDGE — Ten months after last year's June 1 tornado, repairs to Southbridge Airport are still in limbo because of disagreements over cost.

"I want somebody from the town to get moving on this," Town Manager Christopher Clark told the Airport Commission Monday, April 2. "We've been playing some games with the insurance company. They first said they wanted an evaluation, so we gave them an evaluation, then they said they wanted an actual bid [for reconstruction]."

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Southbridge Evening News.

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