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BPW Approves $118,000 in Program Open Space Funds to Town of Bowie
On Wednesday, Aug. 31, the Board of Public Works approved $118,000 in Program Open Space funds for the acquisition of five unimproved areas for a new town park. The acquisition includes the two largest unimproved parcels for sale in south Bowie (four acres and one acre) and is surrounded by single family dwellings. The parcels will be retained in their natural state for south Bowie residents.
Press contact: Megan Evans, 410-260-8016, email@example.com.
September 1, 2005
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