From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Some businesses said the taste of Swanton water had hurt sales.

• Crops flourished due to cool summer conditions.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton Schools enrollment jumped to 1,841 students, an increase of 31 students.

• Joe Carone resigned as a member of the Swanton Park and Recreation Board.

50 Years Ago

• A groundbreaking was held near the intersection of Irwin and Angola roads for a new planned community that was to have a population of over 25,000.

• Evergreen Athletic Boosters purchased and erected bleachers to seat 1,300 people.

75 Years Ago

• Thirty-one boys turned out for Swanton High School football practice. They opened the season Sept. 15 against Delta and finished on Nov. 17 against Temperance.

• A.A. Purdy offered girls sweaters for as low as $2.98.