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Last gun shop in Cambridge to close its doors

Roach’s Sporting Goods (and gun shop) to close after 108 years

CAMBRIDGE - In the famously liberal city of Cambridge, there has been but one place for the past several years to legally buy a gun or a rifle, while also picking through wading boots or canoes, all under the gaze of a giant moose head peering down from the wall.

But now change has come to Porter Square, and Roach’s Sporting Goods is about to close its doors after 108 years in business.

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