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Can you name any of the people?
second from left, Jeanne (was Duhamel) that's her husband on far left, but I don't recall his name; on right, Betty Lou Duhamel, second from right, her husband, Richard

Can you name the location?
Fishlein's on Ashland St., North Adams

Comments...
They bought the store. Perhaps from the gentleman in the center?


What was the Season?
winter

Can you name the location?
ASHLAND STREET

Comments...
COULD ONE OF THESE BE RAY FIESCHLEIN?


Can you name any of the people?
Art LaBonte on far left, Chet Sims in the center


Can you name any of the people?
Jeanne and Art LaBonte and the Duhamels

Can you name the location?
Ashland Street

Comments...
This partnership rescued the store and turned it into a wonderful family business. I remember watching the LaBonte girls grow up as they helped their parents.


What was the Year?
1974

Can you name any of the people?
Bob and Betty Duhamel and Mr. and Mrs Lebaonte

Can you name the location?
Fischein's market on Ashland Street in North Adams.

Comments...
This photo was taken on the day these two couples bought Fischein's Market


Comments...
The Duhamels -- Jeanne and Richard "Duke" -- grew up in Greylock, bringing the wonderful work ethic of the French-Canadians to the store on Ashland Street. I'm sure both would have frequented the Greylock Store when it was operated by Steve Boisvert, father of teachers Charlie and Steve. Two of the finer men to ever live in North Adams!!!


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An addition to comments on Greylock ... the Duhamels -- Duke and Jeanne -- would surely have frequented Boisvert's and probably Brazeau's as well ... What great and rich ethnic heritage the Greylock kids inherited ... leaning to work, love and play together. Greg LaFreniere


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Fishlein's was a life-saver to many in the 30s and 40s. They would let customer's run tabs when things were REAL bad. I remember paying them each Sat. for years for a tab our family had. Great business, great people.


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I believe the business started out on Bank St. across from the old gas company office. I picked up many a meal there along with fish and salads. Noted for good quality and fair pricing. Boy, what you could buy for $3.00 bucks and less.


What was the Year?
1978

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
My parents; Arthur "Buster," & Jeanne (Duhamel) La Bonte, I don't know the guy in middle, and my Uncle and Aunt, Richard "Duke," & Betty Lou (Hayden) Duhamel

Can you name the location?
307-309 Ashland Street

Comments...
This picture was taken whan they purchaced the store in March of 1978. I was 2 1/2. The store was my home away from home, until my parents sold it in the fall of 1996. I'll always have fond memories as I grew up working there, and I'll always rememerber all of the customers who came in. Thanks for all of the memories, everyone! --Michele "Mousie" La Bonte-Vareschi


Can you name any of the people?
Chet Syms, Realtor possibly in the middle.

Can you name the location?
Fischleins on Ashland Street.


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