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The cleanup is part of an ongoing effort to clear the weed from the water. Over the past four years, the town has used Community Preservation money to clear the pond by mechanical means.
The eventual hope is to get the weed to such a level where it can be controlled by volunteers, working by hand.
Community Preservation Committee Chairwoman Anne Mazar said the work done by the town has begun to bear fruit.
"It's much, much, improved," she said. "It will probably need one more year of mechanical removal, though we haven't gotten the environmental report yet."
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