Waveny Park Conservancy has a shovel in the ground.

The first park improvement project for the one-year-old non-profit organization will create a 450-ft-long walking path alongside the entry road where the road curves up the hill to the left and approaches the mansion. The work officially began Monday, Aug. 1, and Conservancy board members gathered with Town officials to mark the beginning of what is planned to be years of projects improvements to Waveny Park.

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