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Fun begins in Goshen as 105th annual fair gets going
Litchfield.bz (09-02-17)


The 105th annual Goshen Fair got underway at the Goshen Fairgrounds on Saturday. There was a chill in the air when the gates opened at 8 a.m. but the crowd pouring through the gates warmed up as the sun came out and made for an ideal opening day of one of New England's classic agricultural fairs. BZ photos

Wamogo freshman Brianna Crowley with a calf in the petting zoo at the FFA exhibition hall.

Marine veteran Don MacLeod of the Northwest Final Honors Squad prepares for the flag raising during the fair's opening ceremony.

Fair President Scott Fraher offers welcoming remarks.

Goshen emergency management director Jim O'Leary, left, is working to ensure safety at the fair.

Allen and Vicki Kinsella of Goshen and their grandson, Liam, walk the midway.

Northwest Final Honors Squad members Brian Sullivan, left, and Jeremy Nelson salute during the opening ceremony.

 

Volunteers from Goshen Community Care and Hospice are selling water.

Ann Kelly of Goshen checks out some of the selections at the Goshen Public Library's used book sale.

Diana Bernard, left, is volunteering her time at the library book sale.

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