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Gov't repairs Portland police stations affected by Sandy

Published: Thursday November 15, 2012 | 7:54 am Comments 0

Gareth Davis, Gleaner Writer

The Ministry of National Security is to carry out repairs to the three police stations in Portland which suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy.

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting made the disclosure during a tour of the stations yesterday.

Bunting said repairs to the Port Antonio, Orange Bay and Buff Bay stations are to begin next week.

The national security minister said the Buff Bay station was the worst affected of the three and will cost about 1 point 6 million dollars to repair.

West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz, who was a part of the tour committed to assisting with the restoration.

Meanwhile, Mr. Bunting commended the police personnel in Portland for the bravery they showed during the passage of Hurricane Sandy.

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