Jersey barriers have sprouted on Kendrick Park
The north end of downtown will get a major cosmetic improvement this summer with the undergrounding of ugly utility poles and lines all along the eastern side of Kendrick Park.
Last year the state awarded us a $1.5 million MassWorks grant to cover the costs of the infrastructure improvements.
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East side of Kendrick Park will be off limits to bikes and pedestrians
The town is also moving ahead next year with a roundabout at the East Pleasant/Triangle Street intersection which is a main gateway to UMass, our number one employer.
One of the provisions of the $1.5 million MassWorks grant was for the town to do something to improve that intersection.
Intersection of Triangle and East Pleasant Streets will go the way of roundabout