In today's (June 29, 2008) New York Times, Diana Marszalek reports on New Rochelle's new dog run and Ward Acres licensing and fees:
"If the city can get away with charging money to walk a dog on a leash at Ward Acres, then why can't they do that at Hudson Park and Twin Lakes Park in front of the high school?" said Jeffrey P. Wiegand, a resident of New Rochelle who is part of the group fighting the city.
"That's not what our city is supposed to be about," he said.
Read the complete article here: New 3-Acre Dog Run Doesn’t Please Owners
We thank the New York Times for covering this controversy.