Reenvision Foot of the Rocks battlefield: 2nd public session held

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UPDATED May 31: The Foot of the Rocks Battlefield, at Mass. Ave. and Lowell Street, needs your help.

A public-input session April 14 provided historical context, existing conditions, timelines and concepts for the site in addition to gathering public input.

Additional feedback was sought via this survey, which closed Wednesday, May 18 >>

A second public-input session is set for 7 p.m., Thursday June 2.

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In a related matter, following a request for proposals for the Mass. Ave./Appleton Safety & Accessibility Corridor Project and the Chestnut Street Safety Project, the town has hired Stantec Consulting Services Inc. to provide design, engineering and public-engagement services.

This work will build on short-term safety improvements put into effect over the course of 2021. Expect future announcements on public-input sessions regarding both projects in the near future.

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The goal of this Community Preservation Act funded project is to consider ways to improve this parcel while expanding recognition of Arlington's importance in the crucial battle that took place on the site on April 19, 1775. 

This news announcement was published Monday, May 16, 2022, and updated May 31, to update headline.