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Pumpkin weighs ‘only’ 1,872 pounds at Warren weigh-off

By   /  October 6, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments


Ron Wallace was close, but not close enough. For a week, anticipation was building that the pumpkin the Greene, RI resident planned to enter in Saturday’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off at Frerichs Farm would beat the world-record weight he reached with a different pumpkin at the Topsfield Fair in Topsfield, Mass. Last week’s winner tipped […]

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Warren welcomes the giants Saturday

By   /  October 1, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Joe Jutras takes a seat on last year's winner at Frerichs Farm, a 1,661-pounder.

It’s a huge year in pumpkin lore, and Frerichs Farmwill be right in the middle of it come Saturday. On Friday, the first-ever ton-plus pumpkin was weighed in, at the Topsfield Fair’s giant pumpkin contest in western Massachusetts. The winner, 2,009 pounds, was grown by Ron Wallace of Greene, R.I. Mr. Wallace, though, apparently has […]

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