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QUINCY

Plan to revive Faxon Park is taking root

A view of an original section of Faxon Park, a gift to Quincy by Henry Faxon in 1885. A view of an original section of Faxon Park, a gift to Quincy by Henry Faxon in 1885. (Peter Jackson)
By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / January 29, 2009

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Faxon Park is a large green space tucked inside the heart of Quincy, but to many it has become more of a nuisance than an attraction. Neighbors complain of underage drinking, vandalism, graffiti, fires, and signs of use by the homeless, which all create the impression the park is unsafe. (Full article: 813 words)

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