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Steeple Back Atop Freetown Church After 9 Month Absence

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The aluminum steeple was placed atop St. Bernard Church just in time for the daily mass. (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

The aluminum steeple was placed atop St. Bernard Church just in time for the daily mass. (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

FREETOWN (CBS) – A landmark returned to Freetown Monday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

A new ten-foot aluminum steeple was placed atop St. Bernard Church by a crane, just in time for the daily 9 a.m. mass.

High winds caused the old steeple on the 200-year-old church to tilt back in February, so it was removed.

Pastor Michael Racine said the entire town has been waiting for this day.

“It’s been a landmark. People have been asking for the last nine months, ‘When is it coming, when’s it coming?’ It takes time, patience pays off,” he told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

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