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MDC steps up, builds nice park

from the Stringer photo group






What to do with an odd lot on the Jerry Jingle, opposite the lush woods of the Fells -- the Metropolitan District Commission quickly moved in and created a delightful lot-sized park between Grimsby's and the Super Petroleum station. The property is actually across the town line in Stoneham ...



There was talk that developers had plans for building apartments and perhaps a fast food place along this strip -- that is, from the gas station property to the corner, although we found no one to corroborate this...



The park itself is estimated to be just a little less than an acre. The MDC included paved parking for some 23 cars, adjacent to Grimsby's restaurant, on the south side ...



A handsome kiosk centers the small park, and fall plantings and manicured grass add much to the looks of what had been an empty lot, sometimes used for parking overflow ...



A slight rise on the east edge of the lot, planted with spruce, separates the park from the apartment buildings to the east. The photos were taken during a recent outing of the SilverStringers photo group ...


November 1, 2002


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