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May 9, 2014

Plaistow firing range supported by users, donors

Police firing range supported by those who use it


That’s expected to cost about $18,000 and be done sometime this summer. Once it’s paved, cleaning up ejected brass would become a lot easier.

Right now, anyone using the range saves empty brass casings that come from the weapons. Once a decent collection is built up, it’s sold as scrap and the money goes into the site, Savage said.

He’d rather put it into a savings account, he said. A revolving account would accomplish that, he said.

Until then, the site will continue to be supported by those who use it.

“They take ownership of it and get fussy about people screwing with it,” Savage said. “I’m not too interested in soliciting 15 departments to come in here. Can you imagine the calendar?”

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