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A great day to celebrate Harvest Fest

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Crowds thronged to Downtown South Boston Saturday for a beautiful day of fun at the annual Harvest Festival celebration. Young — and old — enjoyed pumpkin painting (right) and lots of other activities. (David Conner II photos)
A hot but beautiful fall day provided the backdrop for the annual Harvest Festival in downtown South Boston Saturday, and the effort paid off as crowds during the day approached 10,000 at their peak, said the organizers.

South Boston Harvest Festival celebrates onset of fall with day full of fun

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Crowds flood the streets at a past Harvest Festival, with the return of the annual celebration set this Saturday in downtown South Boston.
Main and North Main Streets will mark the center of activity at Saturday’s Harvest Festival in downtown South Boston, with arts and crafts for sale up and down the street, entertainment on three stages and food around every corner.

A buyer, but not a guarantee for home

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First Presbyterian Church has agreed to purchase the home owned by Chad Elliott of South Boston, referred to by preservationists as the Lawson-Johnston house.
The congregation of First Presbyterian Church in South Boston has agreed to purchase one of the town’s oldest homes next door, raising the question of what lies ahead for the stately Queen Anne structure on North Main Street.

$10,000 pledge boosts Steinway Project at The Prizery

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BIG CHALLENGE — Ann and Sterling Edmunds pose with members of the Steinway Committee on August 31 after announcing they will donate $10,000 to the Steinway Fund if the public matches that amount in gifts by December 25 of this year. They are also encouraging those who knew and admired Kenneth Cranford to designate their gift as a memorial so that the piano can be named for him. The Edmunds, lifelong residents of Halifax, have supported The Prizery since its inception. Standing with the Edmunds (third and fourth from the left), are Dr. Major Wray, Frances Harrrell, Lucia Malon, Mike Rowe and Mickey Thomas.
The campaign to purchase a Steinway concert grand piano for The Prizery received a major boost Friday with the announcement of a $10,000 pledge by Ann and Sterling Edmunds of Halifax, lifelong residents of the town and ardent supporters of The Prizery.

Ray featured artist at Third Thursday event

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Carol Ray
Carol Ray is the featured artist at The Parsons Bruce Art Gallery at Third Thursday this Thursday, Sept. 16 from 5:30-8:30 pm.

South Boston reviews future needs, goals at Retreat

South Boston Town Council members and department heads spent nearly 12 hours during their annual retreat over the weekend discussing the Town’s Strategic Goals and Objectives for 2010-2011.

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