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Jackson, 13, and Nathan, 9 Dietz with their farm stand located at on Wales Road just off of Moulton Hill Road that has been hit by thieves recently. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
Dave Cotter (back) and Christopher Kozlik, both of Palmer, wrestle a waterlogged mattress out of the Swift River in Bondsville last weekend during the Source to Sea Cleanup. Turley Publications staff photo by Douglas Farmer
The engines in many of these beauties were a sight to behold at the annual Pathfinder Auto Body/SkillsUSA Car Show. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
Hitchcock Free Academy is announcing that the 7th Annual Brimfield Antique Auto Show has been postponed to Saturday, Oct. 10 (Rain date Oct. 11) due to the forecast of rain this coming weekend. For additional information about the show contact 413-544-1644 or 413-245-9977. Turley Publications submitted...
Families and young members of the Palmer Monson Family Network visit the Three Rivers Fire Department on Thursday, Sept. 14. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
MONSON — Jackson and Nathan Dietz have for as long as they could remember wanted to be farmers. The two brothers, who are only 13 and 9, respectively, have worked to learn all that they can about growing fruits and vegetables. And with this harvest season they have taken the next step – opening their own farm stand at their home on Wales Road.
But it has attracted more than customers; it has drawn a rash of thefts of their product and money, as well. The matter is currently under investigation by the Monson Police Department.
Two Brothers Farm Stand, as it is now called, has become popular for some of those traveling between Monson and Wales in recent months. The wooden cart stationed under the trees at the end of the Dietz’s driveway is often found stocked with an assortment of produce and other products and many locals have made a habit of stopping there to purchase fresh veggies. READ MORE
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