Should the city shut off fountains during park events to prevent children from playing in them?
Asked at Massachusetts Street on July 7, 2006
“Definitely not. I think it’s a lot of fun to play in a fountain. Parental responsibility should come into play to manage any hazards.”
“I don’t think they should. Obviously someone responsible should be watching the children, so it shouldn’t be a problem.”
“No. I think they should take extra precautions, like guard rails. I think the fountains would add to the ambiance during the events. They should showcase them.”
“I guess the city has to think about the liability involved, but I think Lawrence is a family-oriented community that wants children to be able to play in park fountains.”