Monday, November 19, 2012
The meeting is at 6 p.m. at 167 Holland St.
The following is from the city of Somerville: Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 6 Alderman Rebekah Gewirtz, and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) invite all interested community members to a community meeting to discuss upcoming renovations to Kenney Park (located at the corner of Highland Ave. and Grove St.). The meeting will be held at Tufts Administration Building (TAB) at 167 Holland Street on Monday, November 19th at 6:00pm. All are welcome to attend, and to share your ideas for the future of Kenney Park. For more information, please contact Luisa Oliveira at 617-625-6600 ext. 2529, or LOliveira@somervillema.gov.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Plans could bring artificial turf and a seasonal ice rink to the park.
The city is looking at ways to rehabilitate Lincoln Park, near the Argenziano School outside Union Square, and initial plans include converting much of the existing field to artificial turf, adding basketball courts that could be converted into a seasonal ice rink, building a field house and conducting landscaping and drainage improvements. The cost to the city for all these changes would be around $2.5 to $2.7 million, according to Hayes Morrison, director of transportation and infrastructure with the city. Morrison said the city is still investigating some of these options. The city held a community meeting about the plans Monday night at the Argenziano School, and it has two more meetings planed, on Sept. 12 and Sept. 24, according to …
Monday, July 16, 2012
The new park is part of an effort to transform Lower Broadway in East Somerville.
The city held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday at the new Chuckie Harris Park in East Somerville. The new park, which is being constructed with a $500,000 PARC grant from the state (PARC stands for Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities), will be constructed at 15-25 Cross Street, near the intersection of Broadway. Together with extensive streetscape improvements on Broadway that will begin this summer, the new Chuckie Harris Park is part of an effort to transform the Lower Broadway area of East Somerville. The new park will include play structures for children, a water spray feature that will double as a community theatre, integrated lighting for a unique nighttime look, a seating area with cafe tables and community gardens…