Chamber Profile: Lebanon Chamber Marks Centennial, Prepares for New Leadership
Feb23

Chamber Profile: Lebanon Chamber Marks Centennial, Prepares for New Leadership

On Friday, Feb. 11, 1916, the Granite State Free Press reported on the goings-on among the roughly 6,000 residents of Lebanon. The items included news of one Helen Campbell, who went to visit a friend in Etna for a few days; plans for a Valentine Leap Year dancing party at Town Hall; and a report that Rudolph White had returned to his job at Plamondon Brothers grocery after a six-week absence due to illness. The last entry gave an...

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Hartford, Woodstock  Chambers Issue Awards
Feb07

Hartford, Woodstock Chambers Issue Awards

The chambers of commerce in Hartford and Woodstock last week issued their annual awards to recognize the individuals and businesses that work to support their towns. At its annual meeting on Wednesday, held at the Tip Top Cafe in White River Junction, the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce named Northern Stage the Community Business of the Year. With the construction of its new theater, “Northern Stage has played a leading role in the...

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Builders Chase Millennials By Decreasing Price Scale

Surging prices almost have closed off the new-home market to young buyers like Brandon and Quincey Lindemann. But the Denver-area couple has found a way in. The Lindemanns in October paid $350,000 for a three-bedroom house at Tri Pointe Group Inc.’s Terrain, a new Castle Rock, Colo., community designed for first-time buyers. While the home has press-board kitchen counters and a yard too small for the children the Lindemanns plan to...

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Speeding Up Deliveries With More Tech
Nov22

Speeding Up Deliveries With More Tech

Pittsburgh — Around 8 a.m. at a cavernous warehouse outside Pittsburgh recently, about four dozen delivery drivers for United Parcel Service got their first look at the scheduled drop-offs for the day. Prepping for roughly 9-hour shifts with anywhere from 50 to 150 stops, it could have been — and, until recently, was — a daunting start, as drivers had to calculate how best to juggle the day’s load while negotiating Pittsburgh-area...

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Woodstock Inn and Resort Begins $2.6 Million Upgrade
Nov08

Woodstock Inn and Resort Begins $2.6 Million Upgrade

Woodstock — First impressions matter. Especially in the hotel business. The Woodstock Inn and Resort, undertaking its first major infrastructure project since the opening of its spa in 2010, has begun a $2.6 million upgrade to the building and grounds aimed at giving the luxury hotel’s entrance and lobby a more welcoming atmosphere and sense of unhurried elegance. Calling the upgrades “part of our long-term vision in how we want to...

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