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Havre de Grace to settle on Opera House use of firehouse space

Havre de Grace to settle on Opera House use of firehouse space

The Havre de Grace City Council gave its permission Monday for Mayor William T. Martin to reach an agreement with the Susquehanna Hose Company that will allow the Cultural Center at the Opera House to use the second floor of the adjoining firehouse for some of its events.

The firehouse at the southeast corner of Union and Pennington avenues has an open second floor that has long been used for events. A two-floor atrium, complete with an elevator, connecting the two buildings was built during the recent restoration of the Opera House completed in the summer of 2017.

While the two buildings were connected, who controls the use of the firehouse’s second floor space was not...

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