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Mill Creek Park gets a makeover
Mill Creek Park gets a makeover

South Portland -- Mill Creek Park is getting a bit of facelift this summer. Among the improvements to the 10-acre park: a new stone wall and entranceway on the Ocean Street side, benches and a public garden. Crew are also building new walking paths to connect all areas of the park

Most of the work is being paid for with a $320,000 federal grant. Work is expected to be finished by mid-July.

The project will delay the start of the annual Wednesday night Summer Concert Series, which will kick off with the Mallett Brothers Band on July 18.

Here is the full concert series schedule:

July 18         Mallett Brothers Band

July 25         Don Campbell

August 1     Tricky Britches

August 8     Motor Booty Affair

August 15   Time Pilots

Rain date for all concerts is the next day.

The other big event of the summer, Art in the Park, is scheduled for August 11. The event features original artwork and photography from nearly 200 artists, as well as food and activities for kids.







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