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City clears its most derelict property

The most conspicuous derelict house in downtown Shelton is gone.

Last week, City of Shelton employees from the public works and community development departments, police and private companies filled five dump truckloads of trash and debris, removed four junk vehicles and asbestos, and demolished the structure at 1411 West Railroad Ave.

It was the beginning of the end of a code enforcement case that started last year. Along with being an eyesore, the property was the scene of a SWAT raid this year that further upended the property during an unsuccessful search for a man accused of domestic viol...


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