New projects this year include the funding for the two feasibility studies, the first of which would look at turning Eagle Street into a European-style "woonerf," or shared space, using paving and landscaping to slow traffic.
Safety concerns raised by the board of the directors of the Williamstown Historical Museum led to the removal of all playground equipment on the town-owned South Center School property in South Williamstown.
It was almost a year ago exactly when Eddie Taylor went before the Parks Commission and said the renaming of Pitt Park was "reigniting a fuse."
Rosemary and Rev. Willard Durant had inspired community and were a positive inspiration to many on the west side and a packed room last October of supporters rallied behind changing Pitt Park's name to honor the former AME Price Memorial Church pastor. The name change for those in support was not just a name, it was the start of a movement.
Cheshire School opened its new playground with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.
The Cheshire Parent/Teacher Group under its President Karen Isbell has been fundraising for several years to be able to replace the old wooden play structures with a new rubber-coated steel structure that is much more durable and will last for many years to come.