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Burning permits available.

BOYLSTON - Fire Chief Joseph Flanagan has announced that residential open-burning permits are now available for the season, which began Jan. 15 and ends, weather-permitting, on May 1.

Burning permits are available at the Boylston Fire Department, 599 Main St., and at the Boylston Police Department, 215 Main St. Permits can also be downloaded from the Fire Department page on the town's website: www.boylston-ma.gov. Print the permit from the website and either bring it or mail it to the Fire Department office. The cost for the burning permit is $5, payable by check.

Burning is overseen by local fire departments and subject to wind and other weather conditions. The burning season is set by the state Department of Environmental Protection. The season may be cut short if the winter and spring are dry.

Complete open burning instructions will be given with the permit.
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