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October 13, 2012

Chickens on agenda at Ipswich Town Meeting


Needless to say, the process drew complaints from some residents.

Article 6 was drafted by a committee that included the town’s health agent, animal control officer, zoning board member, the assistant building inspector, an expert on raising poultry and a resident who keeps chickens.

Sperber said he’s conferred with colleagues around the state, and they’re dealing with similar issues as keeping chickens grows in popularity.


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IPSWICH SPECIAL TOWN MEETING Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. Ipswich High School, 134 High St. Meeting warrant is posted at

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