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The Associated Press

Goat sworn in as 'mayor'

FAIR HAVEN, Vt.—The new honourary mayor of Fair Haven, Vt.—a three-year-old goat named “Lincoln”—officially was sworn into office this week.

Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading “Mayor” for the Tuesday ceremony at the Fair Haven town offices.

Town clerk Suzanne Dechame and the select board were present to deliver the oath of office.