The Ridgefield Board of Education has approved funding for three playground upgrades. The Ridgefield Press reports that $125,000 of the $176,000 cost will be paid for by the Board. The balance will come from the PTA, private donors and the Parks and Recreation department.
There will be playground construction this summer at Farmingville, Veterans Park and Branchville schools.
The Press reports that originally the work would have been done next year, but there is a surplus in the health benefits budget. That will allow the work to be completed before the school year starts in the fall.