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City breaks ground on Ice Age Park

Project to be finished July 2020

 

From left, Cynthia Greely, Electric City Parks and Recreation committee member, Councilmember Lonna Bussert, former councilmember Brad Parish, parks and rec committee member Benjamin Palmer, Councilmembers Carol Nordine and Aaron Derr, Mayor John Nordine, and Councilmember Rich McGuire, toss ceremonial shovels of soil to break ground on the new park. - Jacob Wagner photos

Officials broke ground on Electric City's first park, an Ice Age-themed area expected to be finished near the end of July, 2020 at a cost of over a half million dollars.

A ground-breaking event at the lot behind the fire hall was attended by a group of roughly 30-40 citizens and their children, current and former city council members, and clerks.

The little tykes found hidden toy eggs in the area of the upcoming park, and were awarded prizes including a stuffed wooly mammoth, various toys and candy.

Popcorn was provided by local business The Popcorn Shoppe. There was also hot chocolate an...



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