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The renovated field has been long in the plans, and Sunday the town officially rededicated the field.
When he served as Recreation Director Tom Sullivan dreamed of updating Victory Field, but he could not get it approved before he retired. On Sunday, Sullivan was on hand when his successor, Peter Centola, officially rededicated the field that has undergone a $2.8 million update. The renovation provided new lights, baseball stands, scoreboards and a new artificial turf field. Sullivan said the turf has allowed the field to be used far more often because it is more durable than grass and also has prevented cancellations because the water drains much better than the old field. "The other night it was pouring and I told my wife, I need to take a drive," Sullivan said. "Water was this deep (more than a foot) on Orchard Street, but the field …