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Brooks House gets new support

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A historic building in Brattleboro gutted by fire last year is getting new life.

The 140-year-old Brooks House on Main Street burned back in April of last year. It housed 10 businesses and about 60 people.

The select board Tuesday agreed to loan $100,000 to a group redeveloping the property and approved a $750,000 grant that would allow the project to move forward.

Renovating the five-story building is expected to cost $18 million.

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