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When it comes to housing, towns have lots to consider

Homes going up on larger parcels as towns try to control growth

By Matt Carroll
Globe Staff / April 23, 2006

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The size of the average new house lot south of Boston has doubled in recent years, according to an analysis of local land use, in part because communities are using lot-size zoning to slow development and to keep more children from entering financially strained school systems, officials say. (Full article: 1292 words)

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