WATERTOWN — Jefferson County officials say they’ve completed their response to the homelessness crisis created by the condemnation of an apartment building on Factory Street last week.

In a news release Thursday morning, Timothy J. Ruetten, director of the Jefferson County Community Services Department, said all remaining residents from the apartments at 661 Factory St., which was condemned late on Aug. 8, have been provided with basic essential needs and connected with any community supports available to them if they were willing.

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