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Parks Commissions Approves Improvements To Pellerin Field

The first round of improvements to the newly named Buddy Pellerin Field at Clapp Park is set for this summer. The Parks Commission gave the group heading the effort the Okay to order a scoreboard and to continue planning for a number of other additions and changes to the field. The group has already raised $20,000 and has set a goal of a quarter of a million to make four phases worth of improvements to the ballfield.

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Buddy Pellerin Ballfield Project Raising $250,000 for Field Improvements

The committee behind the naming of Buddy Pellerin Baseball Field at Clapp Park has set a goal of raising $250,000 in the next three years to improve the ballfield. The Parks Commission in April unanimously approved renaming the Clapp Park ballfield after longtime baseball coach George "Buddy" Pellerin. The committee for the Clapp Park Project had applied for the naming and presented the commission more than 150 letters of support.

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Clapp Park Ballfield to Be Named After Coach Pellerin

The baseball field at Clapp Park is being named after former coach Buddy Pellerin. The Parks Commission approved the naming on Tuesday after being overwhelmed by support from former players, family and friends of Pellerin. A large crowd filled the meeting room as Ken Ferris gave a presentation on not just why Pellerin deserved the recognition but also plans to upgrade the field.

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Adams Parks Commission Baffled by Field Funding

"If we have $10,000 to spend I want to make sure every penny of that is spent for the benefit of the town." — Todd Shafer

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Adams Parks Commission Takes Up Fencing, Vandalism

"It is a fairly steep bank, and if you went running off there without knowing you would get hurt." — Chairman Todd Shafer

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