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Wakefield votes to apply for campground expansion grant

WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield City Council voted on Monday evening to submit an application for state grant funding that would help finance an expansion of the Eddy Park Campground.

City Manager Robert Brown shared the news by phone on Tuesday and also explained some of the council’s modifications to the expansion plan.

The application due on April 1 will be submitted to the Trust Fund of the state Department of Natural Resources.

If successful, the grant would provide $300,000 toward the project that is estimated to cost nearly $2.5 million.

The resolution also notes that the city woul...