Court Street needs another look

Nearly 25 years ago, the city bought the Arts and Science building at 14 Court St. for about $650,000, in part for the culture and in part for the parking lot next to the public library. An experienced arts director was hired, exciting plans were made … until reality set in. The building and its two theatres incurred extensive repairs, proceeds from shows and rentals fell short, soon the director was terminated and the building became a white elephant.

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