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March 20, 2013

Makeover on tap at Hamilton park


Selectmen Chairman David Neill said people have complained about the park for many years, and he’s glad something is being done.

“The best I was able to do was to put a picnic table on it,” he joked.

Neill said the plan will enhance the neighborhood and will make the park a contemplative place to enjoy a good view and conversation.

“This is probably the best idea I’ve heard for that property,” Neill said. “A strolling garden is a marvelous idea. Not just because it is a thing of beauty, but I also think it fits in with the neighborhood well.”

Staff writer Jonathan Phelps can be reached at 978-338-2527 or by email at Follow him on Twitter at JPhelps_SN.

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