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Crumbling Foundation by Middlebury Falls All That Remains From One of the Most Imposing Buildings in the Town's History
By Ed Barna
    Once upon a time, and it's no fairy tale, there was a stone building next to Middlebury Falls that stood six stories high-not including the attic.
    In 1811, still a time when the young United States struggled to create its own industries (Britain's policy has been to keep its colonies dependent on the home country) Major David Page decided to create a fabrics factory. It must have been a time for high hopes and great ambitions, because the place his workers built was 150 feet long, 37 feet wide, three stories high on Main Street and six stories next to the falls.    
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Local Auto Dealers Compensate For Higher Gas Prices
By Rebecca F. Kay
    It seems like every week the price of gas jumps another .06-.08 cents per gallon.  Filling a tank is costing more and more each week.  So one has to ask how is this affecting the local automobile sales?
    Travis Romano, the Sales Manager of G. Stone Motors, Inc. states “it has effected sales in the fact that we are selling different vehicles to some extent, but doesn't mean it's any slower as far as business goes.”  
   Tom Denecker, President of Denecker Chevrolet Inc. has noticed, “everyone wants to go down a scale.” Rodney Bourdeau of Bourdeau Motors, LLC states, “the economy has changed, it's a tough time, but not the toughest.”  [ more ]

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