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Popular Edinburgh cemetery adds space for parking, office

A 160-year-old cemetery in Edinburgh is growing.

Last week, workers demolished a house sitting on about three-fourths of an acre near the Resthaven Cemetery entrance. The town purchased the land this winter and cleared the house to make way for new parking and a new office.

If Edinburgh can get a little more land, it could build a small chapel for on-site services, cemetery manager John Hoskinson said.

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