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New Legacy Park To Feature Multipurpose Center, Recreational Fields

Bruce Hardy, Rylee Birkle and Fredrick Carter practice lacrosse at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex. Santa Fe High School's lacrosse team is only able to practice because of the space available at the complex. Photo by Alison Eckerle / WUFT News.

The new Legacy Park, soon to be constructed next to the Hal Brady Recreation Complex in Alachua, will be designed by Alachua-based architecture firm Paul Stresing Associates Inc. Phase one of the park’s construction, including a multipurpose center along with a nature trail and pavilion, is set to begin in April 2016 and will finish construction a year later.

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Dialogues Between Police, Community Promote Positive Change

Residents in Duval Heights meet with Gainesville police officers to discuss issues in their community.

The Gainesville Police Department and The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding are bringing dialogues to the communities around Gainesville to hear from people who have issues in their neighborhoods. These police-community dialogues are expanding and promoting positive change, and RPCP believes that healthy communication breaks the cycle of violence and creates safer communities.

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