February 7, 2016

Gardner Aquatic Center to shutter part of pool for paint fix

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Part of the Gardner Aquatic Center was shuttered over the weekend, and everything but the lap pool will be closed later this week due to slippery conditions. Jeff Stewart, city parks and recreation director, said the pool staff reported an unusual number of slips in the baby pool and in the zero-depth Continue Reading

Project priorities regular part of council budget discussion

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner City Council members will be asked to approve a 2012-2016 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) as they begin to discuss Gardner’s 2012 budget. Formally, a 2012 budget must be approved no later than Aug. 25, 2011. The four-year program lists a number of projects city staff might submit for approval between 2012 Continue Reading

Pool posts small loss in 2010 season

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Despite losing money in its operations last year, Jeff Stewart, Gardner Parks and Recreation Director, told city council members Nov. 1 that the 2010 season was a success. “I think all in all things went very well. It was just a good pool season,” Stewart said. Attendance for the year was also Continue Reading