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Here are just a few of the photos from the August 16 edition of the Chronicle. See below for our top stories. For all our stories, subscribe for print or online

WEBs craftsbury old home mert

Giacomo Bollettieri exchanges fashion notes with Mert, a giant Hereford steer owned by Cody Thompson, before marching in the Craftsbury Old Home Day parade Saturday.   Photo by Joseph Gresser

WEBs jay fest parade

Route 242 through Jay Village was closed off for a while Saturday morning to allow for the Jay Summer Fest parade, which opened with a collection of fire trucks and emergency vehicles blaring their sirens, to the delight of children.   Photo by Tena Starr

WEBs lippizaner sugarface

Lipizzaner stallion Zack makes his “sugar face” for rider Jessica Hoxie, cued by her open palm. Ms. Hoxie, from Lincoln, Maine, is riding in the show for the summer season.   Photo by Elizabeth Trail

WEBs stoner tree farm farley

Farley Brown, a professor of ecology at Sterling College, shows a device used to split granite. The two bent steel pieces are called feathers and are pushed apart as the stonecutter drives a wedge between them.   Photo by Joseph Gresser


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