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Garage sales, bike auction fill Canton neighborhoods with shoppers

pCANTON – Canton’s townwide garage sale looked like it might be succumbing to the familiar fate of summer thunderstorms when the clouds broke about 9 a.m. and the sun shone on a parade of shoppers in neighborhoods throughout the village./pp“I have some wet sweaters” Jannette L. Ricalton said with a smile from her garage on Canterbury Lane. /ppMs. Ricalton had mostly clothing, fabric and quilting books for sale at what she said was her last garage sale ever. /pp“No, I’ll never do this again,” she said as a steady stream of customers looked over her offerings. “It’s just too much work. Of course, I said that last year.”/ppDespite her apprehension at attempting another garage sale, she said she was having a wonderful time and was fan of going to garage sales herself./pp“And that’s probably why I have all this stuff,” she said./ppThere were 30 garage sales listed on the map the Canton Chamber of Commerce produced for the event. /pp“I ran off about 200 copies,” Sally A. Hill, the Chamber’s executive director, said. “Last year I did 150 and people said we ran out.”/ppIt only costs a few dollars to get a garage sale listed./pp“It’s not a money-maker for …read more

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