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Scotia must address dog messes at park We recently attended one of the outdoor concerts at Freedom Park in Scotia. We really enjoy going there, but there was one problem -- dog feces in many of the grassy areas, including the one right next to the dance area. Young children run barefoot in these areas. Unfortunately, there are dog owners who just don't think about picking up after their pets. My suggestion is that receptacles ...


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reader1
August 11, 2014
7:53 a.m.

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RE: dogs in Scotia Park. First, it's the owner's responsibility to clean up after their dogs. Second, Scotia has, at least, two receptacles in the park and during this summer they have always been stocked with plenty of free bags.

wmarincic
August 11, 2014
8:34 a.m.

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Ed Cunniff, what's the matter, you're mad that you don't have a one sided playing field anymore like you had for years with the Gazette? Typical liberal, can't stand it when people shoot down the liberal lies with fact. Liberals will say its a do nothing republican Congress but fail to mention that the 390 Bills passed by Congress are sitting in the democrat controlled Senate and will never see the light of day.

gvscott
August 11, 2014
2:43 p.m.

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Re: Scotia Park. I believe it's geese that are causing the problem, not dogs. There was a concerted effort to deal with the issue several years ago (hazing, oiling eggs, etc), but the work was focused on Collins Lake. I'm not sure what the status of those efforts is now.

reader1
August 12, 2014
5:40 a.m.

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Dogs are an issue too. I've seen it first had and there is no excuse for it, especially when the Village provides the bags for free.

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