The spice of life: Metcalf Sisters’ Antiques like family

The “sisters” of the Metcalf Sisters, Bev Metcalf, left; Dana Chaffin, second from right; and Lois Ruble, right, give attention to Ruble's grandson, Jasper, while daughter-in-law Mikaela Ruble, second from left. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now A few years ago, Dana Chaffin bought a telephone table for $1, and since she sold it for $50 after cleaning it, she made quite a hefty profit. “I was hooked—line and sinker then,” the Mount Hope resident said. Although her sister Lois Ruble owns Metcalf Sisters’ Antiques and Collectibles in Newton, Chaffin and another one of their sisters, Beverly


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