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School Committee Hears Presentation on Proposed PHS Turf Field

A group of six Portsmouth residents say Portsmouth High School needs a new turf field.

School Committee Hears Presentation on Proposed PHS Turf Field

A group of six individuals, including Town Councilor Keith Hamilton, Christine Jenkins, Ed and Julia Coll, Aquidneck Land Trust executive director Ted Clement and Gary Eggeman, say is in need of a new turf field. 

The group gave a presentation before the Portsmouth School Committee Tuesday night. 

The estimated cost to install a turf field and replace the track is $1.6 million, with the majority of funds to be obtained through fundraising, according to a release from the school department. 

A copy of the presentation can be viewed here

The school committee directed the superintendent to present recommendations at the next school committee meeting, which will be held on May 8. 

Additional highlights from Tuesday's meeting can also be viewed in the pdf at right or on the school department's Web site

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