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Flowers prepped for downtown

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 May 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Members of the Albion Merchants Association filled 17 concrete planters with flowers on Thursday. Those flowers are scheduled to be moved to spots in the Albion downtown today by the Albion Department of Public Works.

In the top photo Carolyn Ricker of Bindings Bookstore, left, and Lisa Stratton of the Hazy Jade work on the project. The new planters are part of a Main Street grant approved for the town of Albion. The planters will be stained a Medina sandstone red in the fall.

Lisa Stratton adds soil to a planter. Debbie Grimm also worked on the project with the Merchants Association.