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Gun-ban proposal is tabled, for now

A proposed weapons ban was removed from the warrant for the upcoming Town Meeting in Westford at a packed meeting Wednesday evening, but the chief architect of the measure remains hopeful that his town will continue the discussion.

Robert S. Jefferies, vice chairman of the Board of Selectmen, would like the five-member board to convene a study committee to further examine gun control in town.

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