Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Island Brook Park in Trumbull gets ready for Spring Opening

TRUMBULL -- Hues of red and gold may be about to take over the town's parks, but before they dominate, look for one last burst of green.
It is due to arrive today in Island Brook Park, where crews are scheduled to start laying special sod on its expansive athletic field.

The sod represents a sort of icing on a multi-layered concoction composed of drainage pipes, filters, stones, and soil, all designed to feed town residents' seemingly insatiable appetite for athletic activities.

"We feel good we're finalizing it after much effort," Park Commission Chairman Robert Ferrigno said Monday.

The new field will be used largely for recreational softball and Little League, but will not be restricted to those pursuits.

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