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Hop/Inn Work: Will It Never End?

The College is spending $1.1M to replace the Hop’s windows, and there is still work going on at the Inn: it turns out that the structure’s porte-cochere needs to be renovated in order to be in compliance with building and transportation codes, and the outdoor dining area is being reconfigured. One would think that Jim Kim would have dealt with these things while spending over $50M on the Inn’s recent renovation.

In addition, the Town and the College, with the help of Federal money, are turning the area in front of the Hop and the Inn into a “Mobility Hub.” How did we get along all these years with just a plain old bus stop.

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Let’s hope that the College’s new building czar, Lisa Hogarty, will soon be done cleaning up past messes.

Addendum: Here is the College’s press release on the various projects.

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