Town hall clock now in production


Deep River’s long-awaited town hall clock should be in place in time to “fall back” for the switch to Standard Time at the beginning of November.

In fact, if everything keeps “ticking along,” the new timepiece should be installed and running weeks earlier, before the end of September.

Allan Symons, manager of the Canadian Clock Museum, says the double-clock system is now in the production queue in the American company Verdin’s factory.

“The many months delay was caused by several rounds of design changes at this end related to how the system would be installed in the town hall window,” Symons said in a brief update last week.

“The Verdin Canada manager recently advised us that the clock system is ‘scheduled for completion in early September.’

“Delivery to Canada and then installation here is tentatively set for mid / late September”…

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