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Green Squash Deemed World's Biggest Brings Triple Win To R.I. Grower

Joe Jutras of Scituate, Rhode Island, has broken world records for longest gourd, heaviest pumpkin and now biggest squash.
Spectators at the 9th Annual Rhode Island Giant Pumpkin Championship look over a 644 pound pumpkin grown by Joe Jutras of Scituate, R.I. on Oct. 14, 2002. Source: VICTORIA AROCHO

Just in time for fall, a new heavyweight champ of the botanical variety — tipping the scales at more than one ton — has squashed the competition.

A giant green squash broke the world record Saturday at the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Pumpkin Weigh-off at Frerichs Farm in Warren, R.I.

Joe Jutras of Scituate,

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