LISTEN IN: They got up early, pulled on boots and went to work to fix a Salem park

TODAY’S ENGAGING CONVERSATION: Reporter Abbey McDonald tells about the people who showed up at Salem’s Englewood Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, not to play but to work. What motivated them? She explains in her original story is HERE. She also tells about her conversations with the man who ran Salem’s public works unit for years – reported HERE – and then about the new money problems that the city could be facing. That story HERE.


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