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Putting poor farm to use

Housing advocates, historic preservationists have eyes on Milton site

By Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / December 1, 2009

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MILTON - Preservationists, housing advocates, and other residents here are at odds over what to do with the town’s centuries-old poor farm. Should the 34-acre site be preserved as a historical reminder of how the community once aided its less fortunate citizens or be used for affordable housing that would benefit today’s residents? (Full article: 1074 words)

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