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What would Emily want?

Move to replace hemlocks with hedge sparks debate

William Hutchinson, Amherst Shade Tree Committee member, called it ''a shame'' to cut down the hemlocks. William Hutchinson, Amherst Shade Tree Committee member, called it ''a shame'' to cut down the hemlocks. (PHOTOS BY JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF)
By Megan Woolhouse
Globe Staff / October 30, 2008

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AMHERST - Exactly what inspired Emily Dickinson as she peered out the window of the bedroom where she wrote has bedeviled researchers and fans for more than a century. (Full article: 964 words)

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