Dog and goat vie for honourary mayor of Vermont town

FAIR HAVEN, VERMONT (AP) — It’s Lincoln the goat versus Sammy the dog in the race for honourary mayor of one Vermont town. The Nubian goat had won the post in Fair Haven, Vermont, last year after the town manager came up with the pet mayor election to raise money to rehabilitate a community playground and to get kids civically involved. “In Fair Haven, just like everywhere else, voter participation is not always as high as we want it,” said Town Manager Joe Gunter. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin