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Town turns to plans for park

The new Mill Pond Dam has only been completed since January, but it has already faced some major tests, includ­ing the blizzard of 2013 and a subsequent major rainstorm and snow melt.

“The dam has worked perfectly,” said Joe Parisi, who heads Rockport’s Department of Public Works. “We had a lot of water come down from upstream and drain into the pond, through the spillway, and down the channel into the ocean.”

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