Town to demolish unfinished houses

WINSTED — At its meeting on Monday, July 5, the Board of Selectmen unanimously approved an action request by Town Manager Robert Geiger to demolish two incomplete modular houses on Mountainside Drive, off of Wallens Street.

On June 30, town Purchasing Director Mark Douglass sent Geiger a request for a bid waiver to demolish the two houses.

“We tried to sell the homes last month and received no responses,” Douglass wrote in his request. “The houses are approximately 10 years old and have been vandalized.”

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