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Meeting adjourned

Bridgewater bids a fond farewell to Colonial-era way of governing

The low attendance at Bridgewater’s final Town Meeting underscored why communities are adopting more modern governing structures. The low attendance at Bridgewater’s final Town Meeting underscored why communities are adopting more modern governing structures. (Photos By George Rizer for The Boston Globe)
By Christine Legere
Globe Correspondent / November 14, 2010

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BRIDGEWATER — As he strode to the podium Monday night, Town Moderator Michael Levy looked like he had just stepped out of a 17th-century history storybook, from his pig-tailed periwig that framed his red-cheeked and bespectacled face, to his sturdy breeches, white stockings, and black buckle shoes. (Full article: 1232 words)

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