Grass Fields Project Stalls Amid Disagreement Over Contract
Alex Elvin
Negotiations between the regional high school district committee and a group that wants to upgrade and maintain the school playing fields have been fraught with disagreement since June, with key terms of a contract still hanging as of this week.
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School Committee Formally Backs Grass Fields Alternative
Alex Elvin

The high school committee has formally agreed to change tack and pursue a plan to upgrade the playing fields using natural grass. A plan to revamp fields using artificial turf has been postponed indefinitely.

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Grass Fields Plan Hits Snag Over Rights to Engineering Plans
Heather Hamacek

A plan to upgrade the high school playing fields using grass in place of artificial turf hit a snag when school leaders learned that engineering drawings to rebuild the track may not be available as promised.

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Turf Plan on Hold as Grass Alternative Is Unveiled
Heather Hamacek and Julia Wells

A controversial plan to revamp the high school playing fields using artificial turf is on hold after a community group unveiled a detailed counter proposal this week to upgrade the fields using all grass instead.

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Field Debate Intensifies as Both Sides Dig in Over Artificial Turf Proposal
Alex Elvin
Many Islanders this year have found themselves mired in a debate over the merits of grass versus artificial turf for the high school playing fields. Similar debates have played out across the country.
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Turf War Grows over MV@Play Proposal for High School Fields
Heather Hamacek
A plan to overhaul the athletic fields at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School with artificial turf is the subject of growing controversy.
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Synthentic Turf Proposal for High School Stirs Debate
Heather Hamacek

About 100 people attended a public forum Wednesday to discuss a proposal to create a synthetic turf field as part of the high school's athletic facilities.

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Safe at Play
I write regarding the current proposal by MV@Play to upgrade the athletic facilities on the high school campus.
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