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Detention Center Includes Energy-Saving Elements
 
THIBODAUX, La. – The Lafourche Parish Detention Center is set to open December 1,
despite construction delays, putting forward an upgraded and expanded facility designed
toward providing better accommodation and programming to inmates.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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New York Makes Plans to Replace Rikers Island Jail Complex
 
NEW YORK — The City of New York has plans to replace detention facilities at Rikers Island with four modern, community-based jails throughout the city.
 
 
 
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Brand-New Allegany High School Tracking LEED Silver
 
CUMBERLAND, Md. – Grimm + Parker Architect’s Calverton-based office and General Contractor, Leonard S. Fiore Inc., of Altoona, Pa. has officially delivered completion of Allegany High School as students and the governor recently gathered to attend a dedication ceremony in celebrating the opening of their new facility.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Colorado’s New Veteran Facility Emphasizes Sustainability
 
AURORA, Co. – The highly anticipated Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center (VAMC) has finally opened its doors to patients, replacing its former 60-year-old hospital building with a new and luminous 1.2 million-square-foot facility.
 
 
 
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Boston Public Schools Celebrates Opening of $73 Million Academy
 
ROXBURY, Mass. — Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Public Schools (BPS) recently celebrated the opening of the Dearborn STEM 6-12 Early College Academy, the first school in Boston intentionally designed and built for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
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