Hampshire County Courthouse expected to open Wednesday after HVAC woes

Revealed: 08/24/2021 4:58:44 PM

NORTHAMPTON – The Hampshire County Courthouse is anticipated to reopen on Wednesday, just about a week soon after a electricity outage that afflicted the air conditioning.

The Primary Avenue developing, which residences the Northampton District Court docket and Hampshire Exceptional Court docket, closed for the initial time Thursday “thanks to air conditioning problems brought on by a ability outage,” stated Jennifer Donahue, a spokeswoman of the point out judicial technique.

“The services division ran stand-by yourself cooling models in the setting up about the weekend and the courtroom tried to open up the courthouse on Monday morning,” Donahue stated. “The temperatures had been too significant when individuals claimed for do the job and the decision was built to close the creating.”

On Tuesday, employees fixed the cooling system and prepared to depart it jogging right away in preparing for the creating to reopen on Wednesday morning.

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