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Local News
August 15, 2018

City ash trees to come down

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Back in the mid-1900s, when Dutch Elm Disease wiped out about 77 million elm trees, Vermont towns started replacing the canopy-like trees that lined streets and public parks with something similar—ash trees.

Now, towns are contemplating how to cut down ash trees…