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Norwich Bulletin norwichbulletin.com 15 Sep, 2021 19:00 am

Killingly voters to decide on $28M recreation project in November

Killingly voters to decide on $28M recreation project in November
Killingly voters in November will decide whether to bond nearly $28M to shift recreation programming to former school.

KILLINGLY – After more than 10 years of stuttering discussions concerning the future of the town’s community center and its role in providing recreational programming to residents, voters in November will decide whether to shift the operations of the parks and recreation department to a former school.strong The price tag for a new Killingly community center has jumped $10 million.strong Updated Killingly municipal employee manual 10 years in the making Public comment on the possible move was mixed, with many residents curious about what will happen to the current community center." The town recently learned that, contrary to previous interpretations of deed language, it could market and sell the community center.

Joseph Zornado said the Broad Street facility still held significant cultural value.Calorio said the town has conducted regular annual maintenance at both the Broad Street and Westfield Avenue buildings, which once served as the town’s high school, but that’s not been enough to address larger infrastructure issues.

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