November 25, 2017
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Ocean Avenue Elementary School receives garden grant

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Jaime Parker of Portland Trails works with fourth graders to dig the garden.

PORTLAND, Maine — Ocean Avenue Elementary School  in Portland has received a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s to build a garden in the school’s courtyard.

 The school is partnering with Portland Trails on creating the vegetable and flower garden to include an arbor, walking path and seating areas. OAES staff, students, parents and community volunteers have helped with the project.