Area Briefs

Area Briefs: week of Aug. 22

Heritage foundation receives grant for old schoolhouse

CRESWELL – The Creswell Heritage Foundation will receive a $27,873 grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust to support upgrading the electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems and building an ADA-compliant restroom in Creswell’s old schoolhouse.  

“This grant assures us that we have the funding to proceed this year with the upgrade project,” said Verlean McCoy, board president of Creswell Heritage Foundation. “We completed the exterior work last year and are excited to begin on the interior. This is the next phase in the . . .