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Tree’s roots are causing safety problems

A reader in Hyde Park said city workers applied tar at the base of the tree in front of his house, but it remains a safety hazard. A reader in Hyde Park said city workers applied tar at the base of the tree in front of his house, but it remains a safety hazard. (Christina Pazzanese for The Boston Globe)
By Christina Pazzanese
Globe Correspondent / April 10, 2010

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Reader Gary Marion tells GlobeWatch that since last fall, he has tried repeatedly and without success to get the city’s public works officials and political leaders to help him deal with what he believes is a dying oak tree growing in front of his home in Hyde Park. (Full article: 422 words)

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