The removal of chickens from Roslindale - city laws forbid raising poultry throughout Boston - has sparked a movement over the past year that has swelled from petitions to websites to a large city meeting last month that drew hundreds of local residents, most of whom were lobbying officials to change the laws. As a result, city officials have launched what they’re calling an urban agriculture initiative, which within a year may allow residents in some neighborhoods to raise chickens.
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