Rudd Pond weed control: Broken harvester leaves town searching for solutions


NORTH EAST — It might sound strange to think of a weed harvester as an important piece of municipal equipment, but now that the town’s access to such a machine is gone, the weed harvester is sorely missed. 

The machine, meant to cut down overgrown and unsightly weeds at the Taconic State Park’s Rudd Pond in Millerton, has been key to keeping the waters clean. But the harvester, which was on loan from New York state, is now broken.

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