Sons of Italy completes $100,000 park donation

Apr 27, 2020 474

BY: Lizzy Hill

At the last Board of Selectmen meeting in February, Sons of Italy President John Ro­mano presented a $50,000 check donation to the Town of Wilmington for the Yentile Farm Rec­reational Facility. This was the second installment of the $100,000 that the organization committed to contribute toward the building of the park and its structures.

The park at Yentile Farm Recreational Facil­ity, located at 9 Cross St., has been open since 2017. Current Town Manager Jeff Hull explained that it was in the early 2000s when then Town Manager Michael Caira made a deal with the bank to purchase the 20-acre parcel from a developer who had planned to put in housing.

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SOURCE: http://homenewshere.com

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