IN FAIR HAVEN, SOMETHING SMALL AND SWEET

Laura Balestro at Lollies, her tiny Fair Haven candy store. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

It’s a bit of a throwback: the kind the of corner confectionery that thrived in postwar America before vanishing under the wheels of chain food and convenience stores.

But with the retro Lollies Candy Co., a tiny shop tucked away on the main drag in Fair Haven, shop owner Lauren Ballestro is making a go at competing with everything from supermarkets to chic chocolatiers.

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