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Wakefield council votes to create ice rink by Sunday Lake


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WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to create an ice rink for free public use on the southwest corner of Sunday Lake.

The site is in the same vicinity as the large snowman that appears each winter by Lakeshore Drive, near U.S. 2.

Street lighting, hydrant water, and park restrooms are available in the same area.

“I think we’ve got to do something for the kids,” said Marco Movrich, a member of the city’s planning commission who was in the audience on Monday evening.

City Manager Robert Brown, Jr. also pointed out that cit...