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Keeping an eye on city parks

MADISON (WKOW) -- City officials want you to keep an eye on city parks and help keep them clean and safe.

They've started a Park Watch program.

Trained volunteers will look for suspicious activity and make sure park grounds and equipment are not vandalised or abused.

Last week. a bench at Kennedy Park was set on fire.

"Madison is a great place to live and...our parks are a great resource.  This is just another way we can help," explains Parks Department Spokeswoman Laura Whitmore.

People who sign up to take part in the watch program will be trained. 

If you are interested call 266-5949 or email Laura Whitmore at lwhitmore@cityofmadison.com.

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