Merrill is known as the “City of Parks”, well, the Merrill City Parks are in trouble.
The Merrill Police Department is investigating numerous incidents of vandalism to the city’s parks the past couple weeks. Trees have been damaged, toilets jammed full of paper towels and toilet paper, a key broke off in a door lock, light bulbs broken, dumpsters overturned, garbage cans thrown on top of the shelters, paper towel dispensers torn off walls and more. This is costing the City of Merrill taxpayers alot of money to replace and repair.
The Merrill Police Department is asking if anyone knows who is responsible for this, or sees anyone in the parks causing any of these acts to immediately call the Merrill Police Dept at 536-6272 with any information that may help save the City Parks and Stop this vandalism.