Mass. Company Buys Patten’s Gas

North Haverhill, N.H. — Massachusetts-based Osterman Propane is continuing its push into the Upper Valley with the purchase of Patten’s Gas, the propane supplier and appliance store on Brushwood Road. The acquisition follows by a month Osterman’s purchase of Perry’s Oil Service in Bradford, Vt. Terms for both deals were not disclosed. “Basically an opportunity arose with Osterman buying Perry’s,” said Alvin Fadden, the former...

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From Screens to Spoons
Oct11

From Screens to Spoons

Bradford, Vt. — Ed Morrison had had his fill of the West Coast. Now, he wants others to eat their fill. His stint as an extra in movies and TV shows was fun, he said, but it doesn’t beat seeing a happy customer enjoy one of his hearty “country breakfasts.” “I’m all about family and feeding the people,” Morrison said, fresh off the breakfast shift at the Green Mountain Diner. “Nobody goes away hungry from here.” Morrison opened the...

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At the Hospitals: Sept. 20, 2015

Geisel Receives $5 million Grant to Study Motivation and Behavior Change Hanover — The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received a $5 million Common Fund grant from the National Institutes of Health for a project they hope will lead to better health outcomes and decreased medical costs. The study will explore the psychological and biological underpinnings of motivation, “with an...

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Business Notes: Sept. 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Perry’s Oil Service, the long-time Main Street fuel oil, propane and appliance company which has been part of Bradford for 79 years, has been acquired by Osterman Propane LLC, a Massachusetts-based propane fuel distributor. Paul Perry, a principal in Perry’s Oil, confirmed the sale but declined further comment. Perry’s Oil dates back to 1926 when Paul Perry’s grandparents moved from Barre to Bradford and opened Perry’s...

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At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015
Aug29

At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of surgery and senior vice president of the surgical service line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and chairwoman of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Her term begins Oct. 26. Wong...

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