Ceremony marks milestone in Massachusetts high school construction

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

One final steel beam was lifted by crane Tuesday morning and placed on top of what will soon be the new Greenfield High School — a sign, to the people standing on the ground below, that the project continues to go as planned.

“It’s great to be moving along through the project and see us make one of many final steps,” said Timothy Farrell, chairman of the Greenfield School Building Committee.

He said he recently spoke to a Greenfield resident working on the project as a union worker, who told him that he hasn’t “worked on a project that’s run as smoothly and efficiently as this one in a long time.”

“So we’ll just sit back and do what we gotta do as a committee ... making decisions to make sure this continues to be ‘on time’ and ‘under budget.’” said Farrell. “Those are the key words from now until 2015.”

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