Pandemic's Wrong Time To Kill Parks Department
New Haven Independent -

(Opinion) I was troubled when the mayor proposed killing our Department of Parks, Recreation & Trees by merging its remnants into two other city departments back in March –-  and am even more troubled now as we struggle to make our way through the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our parks are our greatest opportunity for healthy, public space that supports social distancing.  At a time when we should be lifting up our parks as places to recreate, recover, and simply breathe, I’m worried that we are...

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