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Howard Osgood, long time resident of Brookline, VT, is interviewed by his old friend, Theresa Maggio.

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This is the 2nd part of an interview done with Howard's old friends Theresa and Dot Maggio. Howard continues to tell stories about life in Brookline, VT.

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Dot Maggio is interviewed by her sister Theresa. Dot talks about her time working at West River Lodge and her more recent life in Brookline, VT.

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Interview with Ruth Hamilton Daigneault. She discusses the good old days of growing up in Newfane village and compares what life was like then with what it's like in the 21st century. She touches on living through WW2 with blackout curtains on the…

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Sandy picks up her story where she marries Richard Dowley after high school graduation. They work the family farm on River Road until they finally get out of the dairy business and sell the farm. Sandy works at the Book Press until she is elected…

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Cris White speaks of growing up in Williamsville as a member of the Williams family. She describes the perfect childhood she had in the village of Williamsville and the importance of the swimming hole and both hard work and fun. She discusses the…

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Sandy describes growing up in Newfane Village before it was "discovered" after I-91 was constructed. She tells stories of the Newfane School, participating in plays at Mr. Field's theatre, working in the telephone exchange, and meeting her…

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After growing up in Newfane Village, Bob Litchfield discusses the Newbrook Fire Department as well as some of the characters that lived in town in the 1950s-1980s. Bob was rocking in a rocking chair during this interview - if you hear a funny sound,…

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Thom discusses growing up in Newfane Village, working at the Newfane Inn and learning the restaurant business from Chef Rene Chardaine, who later opened the Four Columns Inn. He remembers Budd and Don Kent, the postmaster and mailman who were also…

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The Palmer Family started visiting Newfane Hill in the 1930s and inherited and then bought property on Newfane Hill and around Kenny Pond (also known as Grout Pond). He discusses electricity coming in 1946, Louise Haight and Miss Burlingham, Able and…
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