Robert Curry walking his dog "Conrad" outside his home in downtown Laconia, Wednesday, while federal Environmental Protection Agency and NH Department of Environmental Services officials and their contractors worked on air and water testing at Beacon Street West. Curry said he and his wife will sell their upscale townhouse and move back to Massachusetts, where he said disclosure laws for purchasing property are better. (PAULA TRACY/Union Leader)
Only in Print: Water testing unnerves Laconia condo owners
Since 1986, the state Department of Environmental Services has been testing groundwater downtown near the condominium complex, suspecting the area had been contaminated by a chemical known as PCE used in the dry-cleaning process.