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Minto Starts 2017 With Record-High Building Permits

New construction is booming in Minto in the first quarter of 2017.

The number of permits issued is almost double the same period in 2016.  And the value of permits to the end of March hit $8.7-million, compared to about $2-million in 2016.

New homes and agriculture are leading the way in the new construction.