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Curling Club to reopen this fall

shawi@winstedjournal.com
The supporting metal structure has been built for what will become the new clubhouse for The Norfolk Curling Club.Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — Sixteen months after the Norfolk Curling Club was destroyed, the skeleton of a new structure has been built, and club President Mary Fanette said the new facility will open before the next curling season.

On Dec. 18, 2011, the original clubhouse, which was built in 1956 at 70 Golf Drive, was burned to the ground by two admitted arsonists. No one was hurt in the fire, but everything in the clubhouse, including an ice rink, equipment, irreplaceable curling stones and other memorabilia, were destroyed.

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