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Central Park suffers as Schenectady cuts back

The flower gardens near the Rose Garden in Schenectady's Central Park are overgrown with weeds.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The flower gardens near the Rose Garden in Schenectady's Central Park are overgrown with weeds.
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Thistles are taking over the flower beds at Central Park, the jewel of the city’s parks, but officials are hoping residents may come to the rescue. While city workers have managed to keep Central Park mowed, there are simply too few workers — and too little money in the city’s coffers — to maintain everything. Flower beds that had once been maintained by others have been left to grow weeds. Veolia, which ran the city’s ...


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ajdjr73
June 28, 2012
8:15 a.m.

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Thistles are insidious in the manner in which they spread. One has to be ever vigilant or they will take over. Kudos to our civic minded residents who are stepping up to help out.

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