Payne Park to use $400K RIDEM grant on new features, site upgrades

PAWTUCKET'S PAYNE PARK received a $400,000 grant from the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, which it will use to add a 2,500-square-foot spray park, a rain garden and expansion of the basketball courts. Site plans, above, were completed by Gardner + Gerrish Landscape Architects LLC. / COURTESY GARDNER + GERRISH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
PAWTUCKET'S PAYNE PARK received a $400,000 grant from the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, which it will use to add a 2,500-square-foot spray park, a rain garden and expansion of the basketball courts. Site plans, above, were completed by Gardner + Gerrish Landscape Architects LLC. / COURTESY GARDNER + GERRISH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
PAWTUCKET – With the receipt of a state grant, Payne Park is expected to be improved this year to include a motion-activated water splash area for children. The city will solicit bids for construction and installation services. The $400,000 grant, provided by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, is expected to cover the cost of…

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