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Tree quarantine takes toll as officials search for beetles

John Ducat says the Asian longhorned beetle hasn't hit his Boylston wood yard. John Ducat says the Asian longhorned beetle hasn't hit his Boylston wood yard. (Aram Boghosian/Globe Correspondent)
By John Dyer
Globe Correspondent / September 4, 2008

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In Boylston and Shrewsbury, the tree guys are scared. Consider the plight of John Ducat, owner of a wood yard on Route 140 in Boylston, near the border of the two towns. His business is just inside the quarantine zone separating trees that might be infested with Asian longhorned beetles from those considered healthy. (Full article: 961 words)

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