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Pumpkin growers to hold weigh-off at Warren farm

October 12, 2013

WARREN, R.I. (AP) — Pumpkin aficionados from across New England are gathering in Warren to see some giant pumpkins.

The Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Annual Weigh-off is being held at Frerichs (FRAY’-ricks) Farm on Saturday.

The farm says around 3,500 people attended last year’s weigh-off from around New England and New York.

A Rhode Islander holds the world record for heaviest pumpkin. Ron Wallace’s pumpkin weighed in at 2,009 pounds at least year’s Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts.

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