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Ironwood considers Depot Park curfew

IRONWOOD - Ongoing problems at the Historic Depot Park in Ironwood prompted the Ironwood Parks and Recreation Committee to consider setting a curfew on the depot park pavilion at their regular meeting on Tuesday.

Committee chair Sam Davey said "the kids are just out of hand" at the park and proposed the curfew so they will have to leave the pavilion by a certain time or face charges for trespassing. The committee discussed a curfew time of 7 p.m. or 30 minutes before sunset, with the exact time changing with the time of the year.

Davey said that the primary reason for a curfew is vandalism. Th...