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Civic Center looks to open soon


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IRONWOOD — The work to open the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center for the winter season is nearly complete and the temporarily domed facility could be open to skaters within two weeks, according to reports at the board meeting Monday.

“It’s up,” said board chair Jim Collins in his report. “The glass is up, the netting is up, the bleachers are up and the changing rooms are done.”

The floor is re-installed and cleaned, the main hallway has lighting and ceiling tiles and the concession stands are ready, he said. Rink technicians have done a lot of work but...