City juvenile facility plan questioned at meeting

THIS ARCHITECTURAL RENDERING approximates how the exterior of the secure facility for youth in crisis proposed for a Comfort Hill site in Vergennes would look. Image courtesy of Duncan Wisniewski Architecture and ReArch Company

A June 5 gathering of about 40 city residents and officials at the Vergennes Opera House heard leaders of the Department for Children and Families and the Department of Buildings and General Services make the case for siting a locked facility for “justice involved” youth in crisis on Comfort Hill in Vergennes.

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