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Forest opened to deer hunters

Archers approved in deal that considered worries about safety

Beginning Monday, hikers and bikers in Burlington’s so-called landlocked forest will have to keep a sharp eye out for deer — and the archers who may be hunting them.

The Board of Selectmen has approved regulations designed to allow bowhunting but hopes to ensure it does not pose a hazard to other users of the 250-acre woods.

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