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Carriage Horse Ban

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: I found it interesting that Our Town won’t “go so far as to suggest that this industry be banned,” but “urge(s) the City Council to take up this cause (of replacing the horse drawn carriages with eco-friendly classic replica electric automobiles)” (editorial, “Carriage Horse Oversight,” Oct. 1). That’s exactly what replacing the [&hellip
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Carriage Horse Oversight

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

Recently, the City Comptroller’s office issued a follow up audit on the licensing and oversight of the carriage horse industry, which critics have long complained is inhumane and unsafe. Auditors found that the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene could do a better job overseeing inspections and licensing requirements. [&hellip
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