The closing on a tract of conservation land known as the Sawyer Property is scheduled to occur later this month, according to officials. In a Conservation Commission meeting earlier this month, newly appointed Conservation CommissionChairman Paul Dionne said it is set for April 29. Commission members have been seeking to purchase the land for years.
A Hood Pond Dam project and a proposal to replace a $100,000 one-ton dump truck are some of the items included in the proposed Public Works 2018 Fiscal Year budget. Included is a proposed general fund net expense of $6,303,788, up about three percent over last year, according to officials. The proposed net expense for
Facing a shortage of lifeguards, administrators aren’t sure whether Hood Park will be open this summer for swim lessons and other activities. Last year, officials weren’t able to adequately fill positions for lifeguards and instructors at the park, Public Works Director Michael Fowler said during a budget presentation on April 11.