LOCAL ADVOCATES ARE developing plans for a new child care facility on the Otter Creek Child Center property off Weybridge Street that would accommodate as many as 139 kids — more than double the number currently accommodated by the OCCC and the College Street Children’s Center.
MIDDLEBURY — The Otter Creek Child Center (OCCC) is seeking support for a new, 15,000-square-foot facility on its 150 Weybridge St. property that would allow the nonprofit to more than double the combined 61 children currently served at the OCCC and the nearby College Street Children’s Center.
The project, preliminarily placed at around $8 million, will require buy-in from Middlebury College, loans, donations and grants, organizers said. The OCCC recently submitted a request through the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., for a federal appropriation of $3 million.
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