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Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground.
The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money to rehabilitate the playground and to help get local kids civically involved came from a local town manager.
In 2018, Fair Haven residents elected Lincoln the goat as its honorary mayor. Lincoln helped raise about $10,000 while the current mayor, Murfee, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, has raised $20,000, Town Manager Joe Gunter told the Rutland Herald. The town chipped in another $20,000.
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Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

1 month ago   |   By Newser

A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money to rehabilitate the playground and to help get local kids civically involved came from a local town manager, the AP...
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Vermont town elects goat and dog as mayor to help fund playground

Vermont town elects goat and dog as mayor to help fund playground

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

First, a goat named Lincoln was elected mayor in 2018, and a dog named Murphee has since taken over the job.
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