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Here’s something to chew on

In Andover, a resident’s goats seem the answer to maintaining an overgrown park

Bob Decelle, special projects manager for the Andover Conservation Commission, with Blackie, a saanen goat. Bob Decelle, special projects manager for the Andover Conservation Commission, with Blackie, a saanen goat.
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By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / October 17, 2009

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In tough times, Andover has found a money-saving idea to chew on. The town has recruited a half-dozen goats to keep a public meadow trim and tidy. Taxpayers will not be charged a penny, and the four-legged lawnmowers will be treated to an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of grass, brush, and other growth that is threatening to overrun the Virginia ... (Full article: 791 words)

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