Sticker shock in Belknap County as estimate for new jail comes in at $42.5M

LACONIA The committee planning the community corrections facility to replace the Belknap County Jail learned yesterday that Ricci Greene Associates of New York, the consultants engaged to design the project, have indicated the building will cost approximately $42.5-million. Acknowledging a sense of "sticker shock," the committee turned to considering how to trim the cost of the project.


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