3-28-17: MEDFORD LOOKS TO BUILD NEW PARK.

THE CITY OF MEDFORD IS EYEING NEARLY FIVE ACRES, FOR A NEW PARK. THE PROPOSED PARK IN SOUTHEAST MEDFORD WOULD BE KNOWN AS ‘VILLAGE CENTER PARK’. ACCORDING TO CITY MANAGER BRIAN SJOTHUN, THE IDEA FOR *THIS PARK HAS BEEN MADE POSSIBLE BY A DONATION FROM A DEVELOPING COMPANY IN THE AREA. VILLAGE CENTER PARK WOULD INCLUDE TWO PLAYGROUNDS, A HALF-COURT BASKETBALL COURT, A WIDE GRASSY AREA, AND A SPACE FOR PICNICS.