Highland dentist Dr. Anthony Pascale grows monster pumpkins for fun

Dr. Anthony Pascale is not only one of the great dentists in the area -- his office being located off Route 9W in Highland, just across from Hannaford -- but his passion also extends from gums and teeth to the intricate science of growing 800-pound pumpkins.

Growing up in Milton, Pascale has always enjoyed growing fruits and vegetables. He and his brother-in-law own a 12-acre parcel of land where they grow and sell all kinds of produce for their own use, but also to local restaurants and markets. “I’m a wannabe farmer,” says the always-humble Pascale . . .

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