Rail Giant to Buy Short Line: Genesee & Wyoming Has Deal for Claremont Concord Railroad
Aug09

Rail Giant to Buy Short Line: Genesee & Wyoming Has Deal for Claremont Concord Railroad

White River Junction — The Claremont Concord Railroad, one of the smallest railroad lines in the country, is getting hitched to one of the world’s biggest rail carriers. The Upper Valley short line that shuttles freight over the Connecticut River between White River Junction and West Lebanon and over a stretch of track in Claremont is being acquired by Genesee & Wyoming, the Dar ien, Conn.-based railroad giant that owns or leases...

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Deere Dealer Heads for Hartland

White River Junction — After 24 years at 240 S. Main St., downtown fixture L.F. Trottier & Sons is departing White River Junction for Hartland. On Aug. 1, the company will swap its current 3,800-square-foot shop for an 8,000-square-foot facility on Route 5 in Hartland. It will move into the former CrossRoads Motorsports building, a quarter-mile off Exit 9 on Interstate 91. Store manager Tom Trottier cites the business’ success as...

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End of an Era for the Polka Dot
May03

End of an Era for the Polka Dot

White River Junction — For sale: Small, cozy restaurant building in heart of White River Junction, fully equipped. Loyal clientele. In need of facelift, but great potential. Asking $130,000. See owner. Sound ideal? For the person who has always dreamed about owning a small eatery or cafe — only 1,088 square feet, kitchen included — purchase of the Polka Dot Restaurant at 7 N. Main St. could be just the ticket. The new owner likely...

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Inside Tuesday’s ‘Valley News’
Apr26

Inside Tuesday’s ‘Valley News’

Local designers, from left, Mark Merrill and Sigrid Lium, both of White River Junction, Colleen McCleary, of Canaan, and Rene Gerrior, of Lebanon, are honored with flowers and applause at the end of the fashion show held at the Main Street Museum in White River Junction earlier this month. The May issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, uses the fashion show — and the continued redevelopment of downtown White...

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At the Hospitals: April 5, 2015
Apr05

At the Hospitals: April 5, 2015

Norris Cotton Redesignated As Comprehensive Cancer Center Lebanon — The National Cancer Institute has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The core grant renewal continues funding for five years. “Comprehensive Cancer Center” is the top designation given by NCI for the highest quality patient care, cancer research, cancer...

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