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Forbes Restoration Costs Spiral

Forbes Restoration Costs Spiral

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(Northampton, MA)  —  The cost of restorations and repairs at the Forbes Library in Northampton could reach 150-thousand.  The library was damaged Monday night by an arson fire. Director Janet Moulding tells “The Gazette” that books, paintings and CDs will have to be cleaned. The historic wooden bannister that was set on fire will have to be replicated.  An Easthampton man is in psychiatric custody after being charged with the crime.

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