Fairlawn dog park

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket has awarded a $330,000 contract to Yard Works Inc. for the construction of a new “Bark Park” dog park at Fairlawn Veterans Memorial Park, 271 Smithfield Ave., in the city’s Fairlawn neighborhood. Construction is set to begin before the end of September and will include tree removal, landscaping, perimeter fencing, and the installation of benches and water fountains. The tennis courts will also be updated.

“The residents of Fairlawn have been asking for a pet friendly public space for years, and I’m pleased to share that with the awarding of this contract a beautiful new ‘Bark Park’ will be built in Veterans Memorial Park,” said Mayor Don Grebien in a press release. “I want to thank Ward 6 City Councilor Marlena Martins Stachowiak for championing this new dog park and public amenity for the residents of Fairlawn.”

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