Category: House Renovation

Closed for renovations, Amos House’s facility in Danbury for women, children gets spruce

DANBURY — Dawn Fawcett fields calls daily from women looking for a place to stay with their children.

“There is a big need for homes at the moment,” said Fawcett, the new housing manager for Amos House, an organization formed in 1986 by five churches that provides transitional housing for women and children.

But for now, she must direct them to the 2-1-1 hotline to connect them to housing services.

Amos House has been closed since last June due to a renovation project, and the upgrades have been hindered by a pipe burst in February that caused water damage. With

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Morning Pointe Of Calhoun Celebrates Major Renovation With Open House

Morning Pointe of Calhoun Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s Memory Care celebrated its recent $1.5 million renovation with an open house on May 12 at the campus located in North Georgia.

Local dignitaries and special guests from Gordon County attended and spoke, including

Calhoun City Mayor Jimmy Palmer, the Calhoun High School Trio and Quartet, the Gordon County 

Chamber of Commerce and other well-known supporters of Morning Pointe.

Founded in 1997 by Tennessee healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and Franklin Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 36 assisted living, personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in

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The Great House Giveaway: Weston-super-Mare couple complete miraculous house renovation

Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning The Great House Giveaway offers strangers the unique chance to get on the property ladder. This is done by giving them the cash to buy, renovate and sell a house, while keeping any profit they make.

Thursday’s (May 12) episode saw the team take to Weston-super-Mare to see how two Somerset locals would fare with renovating a property in urgent need of TLC. Strangers Aaron and Stuart believed they had the necessary skills to achieve this huge operation, with the latter admitting that “having my own house has always been the goal having always rented”.

However, despite

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Sausalito moves toward renovation of donated house

Sausalito will hire an architect to undertake a $200,000 renovation of a home bequeathed to the city.

The City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to direct city staff to find an architect to develop renovation plans for the home. The city will use reserve funds to finance construction.

The home’s former owner, Dorothy Gibson, gifted the one-bedroom, one-bath, 1,200-square-foot home at 429 1/2 Johnson St. to the city after her death. The home is deed restricted and must serve as low- or moderate-income housing for full-time city employees, including first responders.

The council has also considered providing at least one

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