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Unknown when new Page baseball diamond will be built

A baseball field is planned for Page Middle School, but it is still not known when the diamond will be put in place, the Gloucester School Board was told in its monthly meeting Tuesday at the T.C. Walker Education Center.

Gloucester Education Association president and Page teacher Brian Teucke told the board that coaches and parents were confused after a county supervisor said the field was funded in the current fiscal year’s budget during the supervisors’ joint meeting with the school board on Feb. 25.

Several ball players, parents and coaches attended that meeting to request the field and were puzzled to hear that it had been funded, yet they had seen no plans and no work had been initiated to put the field in place.

With no field at Page, players had been practicing at the old Page site on Route 17 on a field they said was less than desirable, and some described as dangerous, and being bused to and from there cuts into their practice time.

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