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Press File Photo Citizens of Fryburg don’t want to see the old Fryburg Elementary School, which closed in 2000 and is shown on July 15, become an extended-stay hotel. They showed that by signing a petition that led the Billings County planning zoning board to deny a building application on Thursday.

Billings Co. planning and zoning axes proposed housing facility

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MEDORA -- The population of tiny Fryburg would've exploded with a housing development proposal that was axed Thursday.

Developers proposed putting a $12.8 million, 318-room extended-stay hotel at the site of the old Fryburg schoolhouse on Main Street. The Billings County zoning board denied the building application at its meeting.


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