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Barre has photo contest showcasing the town and its people

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 April 2018 at 7:53 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: Jack Ludwick heads for home plate for the Barre Cubs in last July’s championship game. The Barre Cubs won, 9-8, vs. Sandstone Park. The Barre Cubs have been fixtures in the Albion Midget League since 1956, when the league started.

BARRE – The Barre Bicentennial Committee wants your best photos of the town and its residents for the upcoming 200th anniversary celebration of the town.

Barre is having a photo contest for youth (up to 18 years old) and adults. There are four categories: landscape, architecture, people and farm life.

Photos entered in the competition should be 8-by-10 prints. They need to be at the Town Hall by June 15-16. Judging will be on June 22, just ahead of the big bicentennial bash on June 29-July 1.

The best in show winner will receive $100. Other prizes include: first place, $40; second, $20; and third, $10.

The photos must be taken in Barre during 2017 or 2018, but aren’t limited to entries by Barre residents.

For more on the competition, click here.

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