The Franklin radar picked up this story from Worcester:
"The owner of a Worcester apartment building that partially collapsed earlier this month took dozens of tenants to court on Monday seeking a way to remove their possessions from the building to make way for repairs.
More than 100 people had to evacuate the 267 Mill St. building on July 15 after the roof caved in, punching a hole in the building from the fourth floor to the basement. The collapse was likely caused by construction materials placed in one small area on the roof, according to court records.
No one was injured in the incident, but the collapse left every resident homeless, with many now sheltering temporarily at a Worcester hotel. Meanwhile, their possessions are stuck in the damaged building, which Worcester officials ordered condemned on July 18.
On Friday, the company that owns the building, Franklin-based 267 Mill Street LLC, sent about 30 tenants summonses to appear in court on Monday over the removal of possessions."
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|267 Mill St. in Worcester pictured on Wednesday. Residents had to leave all their possessions during an evacuation on July 15 after a roof collapse. (Neal McNamara/Patch)|
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