By Paul Schmitt
The construction of a new town hall and fire station in Jacksonport is starting in earnest. Residents approved $1.5 million for the remodel and renovation last year. Town Chair Randy Halstead shares the recent work done this past week.
Halstead says the new fire department will feature four brand new bays. The two old bays will be remodeled into a meeting area with a new fire chief office and town clerk office provided. Due to the building construction, the town hall will be unavailable for meetings and events after the primary election on August 14. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year, according to Halstead.