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Civic center nearing completion

IRONWOOD — A strong epoxy smell will prevent people from performing other work at the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center for the duration of ice rink floor painting.

In her report to the Civic Center board on Wednesday, manager Michelle Rigoni-Sivula said a company specializing in painting rink floors has completed the initial three coats. There is some paint separation in a few areas that will need to be redone prior to the painting of the lines and circles of the hockey rink.

“It has to cure for a week,” she said.

The goal is to be completed for a grand opening sometime in October, Rigoni-Sivula sai...