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Input could be conveyed ahead of meeting date

The Arlington Park and Recreation Commission plans to host a meeting seeking public input about the preliminary design of mountain-biking trails and park features at Hills Hill. This was a remote-only meeting via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.

Registration for this meeting can be done here >> and the relevant part of the town website is here>>

 Written comments may be hand-delivered or postal-mailed to the recreation office, 422 Summer St., Arlington, MA 02474 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information is below.

The park project's designer, Weston & Sampson, is expected to attend this meeting to solicit feedback. According to Brian McBride, an associate with the town's conservation commission, some advocates of habitat protection view the proposed construction project as controversial due to concerns about losing woods to active recreation. 

According to Joe Connelly, director of the Recreation department, this meeting plans to present a preliminary plan by the design team followed by a Q&A period with the public.

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This news announcement was published Monday, March 18, 2024, based on information from the town website and other sources.