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  • An enterprising landowner has devised a unique plan to clean up the stonewalls around their pasture land: a goat crew. Along Route 3 in Pembroke two goats are in a temporary pen with a shelter and are left to eat all the vegetation around the stonewall. When the area cleares, they move the pen to the next patch.

    An enterprising landowner has devised a unique plan to clean up the stonewalls around their pasture land: a goat crew. Along Route 3 in Pembroke two goats are in a temporary pen with a shelter and are left to eat all the vegetation around the stonewall. When the area cleares, they move the pen to the next patch. Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Chris Evans, meat department manager at the Fort Eddy Road location (left), Travis Bennett, an apprentice meat cutter, and Rian Schofield, a meat cutter, were happy to be working yesterday. "We're ecstatic," Schofield said. Bennett said that it could be a few more days before meat is fully stocked, but was happy to return to work; he went two weeks without pay. "I'm paying for it now," he said, saying that he is trying to make his car payments.

(SUSAN DOUCET Monitor staff)

    Chris Evans, meat department manager at the Fort Eddy Road location (left), Travis Bennett, an apprentice meat cutter, and Rian Schofield, a meat cutter, were happy to be working yesterday. "We're ecstatic," Schofield said. Bennett said that it could be a few more days before meat is fully stocked, but was happy to return to work; he went two weeks without pay. "I'm paying for it now," he said, saying that he is trying to make his car payments. (SUSAN DOUCET Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Students, parents and teachers all gather outside Abbot-Downing Elementary in Concord Tuesday during the first day of school.

    Students, parents and teachers all gather outside Abbot-Downing Elementary in Concord Tuesday during the first day of school. Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • A customer arrives at Dimond Hill Farm on Tuesday.
(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

    A customer arrives at Dimond Hill Farm on Tuesday. (SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Katherine Drouin has faced isolation with her condition, many times not wanting to leave her apartment to avoid the stares and gawking at her appearance.

    Katherine Drouin has faced isolation with her condition, many times not wanting to leave her apartment to avoid the stares and gawking at her appearance.

  • 7:15 p.m.: The first course of her meal is ready: a wedge of lettuce with other veggies along with yogurt. The condiments were for later.

    7:15 p.m.: The first course of her meal is ready: a wedge of lettuce with other veggies along with yogurt. The condiments were for later.

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