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As the temperatures drop, park maintenance workers with the Brattleboro Recreation Department prepare the ice at the Nelson Withington Skating Facility as they plan to have it open to the public by Saturday, Oct. 23. The first public ice skating will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

BRATTLEBORO — As the temperatures drop, park maintenance workers with the Brattleboro Recreation Department prepare the ice at the Nelson Withington Skating Facility as they plan to have it open to the public by today. The first public ice skating will be at 1:30 p.m. today.