A lot has happened in 2011 in Deerfield and Patch will be reviewing the highlights this week with a series of articles counting down the 10 most popular stories each day through Saturday.
No. 5. Police put an end to a scam which conned one Deerfield septuagenarian out of $2,200 May 20 with the arrest of Tom Miller.
Miller was part of a group offering home repair for $22 and charging much more. When the latest victim was charged $2,200, police were called. Since Miller gave the victim his name police were able to make the arrest.
Rather than have his Labrador Retriever Max fetch a ball, Sanderson substituted a bottle. Once Max became proficient, the two spent their daily walks picking up trash.
Friday Patch will highlight its third and fourth most popular stories of the year.