Old story on new roof: insurance wouldn’t pay

The roof of the historical society as it looked in February, left, after the roof collapsed, and as it looks now. Photo By Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — The roof over the platform in the rear of the former railroad depot in the center of town (now home to the Canaan-Falls Village Historical Society) has been rebuilt — no thanks to the insurance company.

Historical Society President Judy Jacobs said the new roof is just about finished — the contractors, Morck Brothers of Falls Village, are waiting for support beams to dry before painting.

The roof collapsed Feb. 9. Jacobs said the the tenant in the second floor apartment heard a loud noise and initially thought it was just snow sliding off the roof.

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