Burlington church reopens after arson fire repairsApril 21,2014
The Associated Press
BURLINGTON - The congregation of a Vermont church that was damaged by an arson fire are is once again worshipping in the building
Six months after a fire in its steeple, the College Street Congregational Church re-opened its doors on Sunday, Easter.
The Rev. Ken White says the building's reopening is a metaphor for the resurrection Easter symbolizes.
The Oct. 23 fire caused at least $1 million damage and the mid-19th century bell tower could not be saved.
A man who told police that "voices" had told him to go into the church, but who had no memory of setting the fire, pleaded guilty to arson.
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