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Berry, berry nice!

shawi@winstedjournal.com
Grange members and volunteers spent hours preparing the strawberries and cooking for the event. John Prevuznak and Bob Hurlbut are cutting them up. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINCHESTER CENTER — A berry, good time was had by all on Sunday, June 19 at the Winchester Grange during the annual Strawberry Festival. According to grange member Sue Addison, the festival was started in 1950 by the Winchester Fire Department.

The Grange took over organizing the festival years later. At the festival, people were served strawberry shortcakes with homemade biscuits, whipped cream and loads of strawberries.

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