Dickinson Memorial Park

  • Fraser Woods Students Release Trout At Dickinson Park

    Fraser Woods Montessori School students and math teacher Zach Brown released trout into a stream at Dickinson Memorial Park on Friday, June 19.

    According to Mr Brown, the trout arrived as eggs at the school in October, and students at Fraser Woods Montessori School oversaw the trout’s growth. Middle school students at the school did water testing activities, among other things, and the younger students also participated in activities with the trout.

  • FUN Celebrates Its Graduating Seniors And End Of The School Ye

    Members of FUN (Families United in Newtown) gathered at Dickinson Memorial Park recently for the group’s final meeting of the 2014-15 school year.

    The event was held as a celebration of the end of the academic year and of the group’s graduating high school senior members.

  • Year In Review: A New Playground Is Built

    In the same space and in the same spirit of FunSpace, a playground at Dickinson Park that was falling into disrepair and which the town tore down in October 2013, is the new FunSpace II. During that same month, ground was broken for a new playscape, and the new construction was completed and opened to children by August 2014.

  • FunSpace II Playground Formal Celebration July 26

    The public is invited to enjoy live music and refreshments on Saturday when the Parks & Recreation Department staff and supporters lead a grand opening celebration for the new Dickinson Memorial Playground (FunSpace II). The celebration will take place at 11 am at Dickinson Park, on Elm Drive.

  • New Dickinson Memorial Park Playground Taking Shape

    A wooden tower and series of ramps rose last Wednesday at Dickinson Park, filling the place where FunSpace used to be. The old playground, built in 1989, that had offered a place for recreation until it was closed in early October and razed soon after, is being replaced by another play space.

  • Troop 50050 Plants Flower Garden At Dickinson Park

    Girl Scout Juniors Troop 50050 planted a perennial flower garden near the entrance sign to Dickinson Memorial Park on Friday, May 31.

    The girls completed requirements to earn a Bronze Award by planting the garden. Sitting in the front is Katherine Trammel.

    In the back row from left are Sadie Patrick, Rebecca Remson, Lauryn Heller, Pamela Lalli, troop leader Cynthia Boccuzzi, Sabrina Boccuzzi, Vicki Boccuzzi, Emily Savo, Haley Moore, and Marge Trammel.