Wednesday, March 16, 2011


This is probably the most disgraceful picture you will see this year: Demolition teams knocking down the old Morrill Elementary School and Concord School District Administration Building on the morning of March 11.
While driving down Pleasant, I saw the debris out of the corner of my eye. I did a double-take. I couldn't believe it. I spun the car around and took a look and ... wow ... speechless. A perfectly good, structurally sound, historic building. Gone. Poof. Goodbye. Disgraceful.
Below is the debris left over from the destruction of perfectly good multi-family homes, historic ones, at that, at the corner of Rumford and Pleasant streets. And yes, these homes were purchased at inflated prices by school district. Simply put, more shame.


Unknown said...

I can't drive by without feeling sick....and it certainly cost me a great deal fighting this project but I would do it again....Barb

Tony said...

:-) People keep saying to me, why did you bother fighting it? It was a done deal. You've just wasted six years. And I say, No, there's always hope ... and lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for. Thanks Barbara for everything you did. None of us will ever forget it.

Anonymous said...

Kimball is still standing, but not for long. Say your goodbyes now before it too is reduced to rubble--at taxpayers expense.

Meanwhile Chris Rath is talking about having to increase class size to 26 or 28 students. So glad we are spending millions tearing down and building schools. Not!