: Stan, how did that go down where the state got it? Wasn't that town
: owned real estate?
When the park was first announced several years ago in the DEP Guide, I got a set of surveys from the state. It appears they approached all the abutting private landowners and pieced together the park by acquiring small pieces of land along the river, most of which has yet to be "developed". There are old dirt access roads that start on Short Beach Rd, and of course the infamous electric access gate off Mansfield Grove Rd. The building at the water was at one time a small takeout restaurant, but I don't know if it was privately owned or ended up in town or state hands thru foreclosure or tax liens. The few people I have met at the park have all been paddlers with canoes or small plastic w(rec)k boats. In all cases they were faculty or staff from QU, not local people from the neighborhood. And now we are being asked to subsidize the paddling enjoyment and marina enjoyment of the QU people.
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