As downtown prepares for its Next Big Thing — Bedford Square, opening in the spring, will change completely the way we drive, walk and imagine the entire area — let’s look back on a previous version of Main Street.
Fred Cantor found this in the 1964 Staples High School yearbook.
It’s fascinating for several reasons. It shows:
- The original location of Oscar’s
- The old Mobil station (now Vineyard Vines)
- Two-way traffic all the way to the Post Road.
A lot has changed in 52 years.
Then again, a lot hasn’t.
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