17th Road Recreation Park Flag:

January 2017
The flag will fly for Charlie Laine, US Navy, WWII.

February 2017
The flag will fly for Gilbert M. Meehan, US Army, WWII.

March 2017
The flag will fly for Arthur Ruddick, US Navy, WWII.

April 2017
The flag will fly for Robert Glade, US Army, Korea.

May 2017
The flag will fly for John "Jack" T. Kelly, US Marine Corp., Korea.

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April's President's Message

This month's Civic meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27th at 7PM at the VFW Hall. Come down and get caught up on what is going on in your neighborhood!!

The weather is changing, and Spring is finally showing up! Great to see and we ask that all residents try to get out and sweep up the front of their homes, if possible, as the winter really leaves a mess behind. Construction activity is really starting to ramp up in town with the Build-it-Back program, and we have made it clear to the program administrators that our residents are fully behind the efforts to rebuild our neighbors and will be working with the contractors to accommodate access onto the blocks with their heavy equipment. Having said that, we also expect cooperation on the part of the contractors in ensuring access up and down the blocks for cars and deliveries as well as sanitation vehicles. If you are experiencing problems in this regard see Kevin Arscott in the trailer on Power Road across from P.S. 47.

The Sunset Cove project is moving along with all designs for Phase 1 completed, and the project is now out to bid, and construction is slated for June 2017. Phase 1 will see removal of contaminated fill from the site (located at the end of 19th Road and running over to the American Ballfield) and a protective perimeter berm created, which will double as a walking trail, the creation of a maritime forest and the planting of new shoreline wetlands. This project saw the Civic Association compete for Department of Interior Funding with 13 other projects from 11 states. We received the highest funding prize of 4.85 million dollars, ....

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