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  • Elm caretaker to be buried in coffin made from beloved elm

    Frank Knight spent decades keeping Herbie, New England’s tallest elm tree, alive. The tree lived for 217 years and under Knight’s care survived 14 bouts of Dutch Elm diseases. Two years ago, the tree had to come down. At the time, Knight was 101. As the Associated Press reports: “His time has come,” Knight told […]