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State funds boost six local park projects

Six local projects to provide residents with new or refurbished parks have received major boosts through a combined $2.4 million in funds recently awarded by the state.

Amesbury, Chelsea, Lynn, Marblehead, Salem, and Somerville will each receive $400,000 in grants under the Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities, or PARC program, which helps municipalities acquire and develop land for park and outdoor recreation.

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