Community center dedicates magical new playground

Major playground donor David DeGroot led community children armed with safety scissors as they cut the red ribbon to officially open the new North East Community Center Playground on South Center Street in Millerton. Photo by Amy Truax

MILLERTON — It’s not every day dreams come true — but they did on Saturday, July 7, at the North East Community Center (NECC). That’s when Mayor Debbie Middlebrook and Village Trustee Christine Bates, chair of NECC’s Board of Directors, with the help of the Berkshire Stompers brass band and children with safety scissors for the ribbon cutting, officially opened the center’s new playground on South Center Street.

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