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Ban pits off-road enthusiasts against horse riders

Motorists angry about new rule for Georgetown-Rowley State Forest

Colleen D'Alessandro, Donna Jarvis, and Pat Fenton in the forest. Colleen D'Alessandro, Donna Jarvis, and Pat Fenton in the forest. (PATRICIA McDONNELL)
By Tim Wacker
Globe Correspondent / April 19, 2007

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The state's decision to close Georgetown-Rowley State Forest to motorized off-road vehicles is being applauded by horseback riders who hate the noise and the danger they say it presents, while motocross and ORV enthusiasts decry the move as elitist and discriminatory. (Full article: 856 words)

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