Mixing It Up
Feb23

Mixing It Up

The Hartford and Woodstock chambers of commerce teamed up for a mixer last month at Simon Pearce in Quechee that drew 120 people. The event, featuring free hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and a raffle, was wonderful, said Beth Finlayson, director of the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce. “People had a great time and got to see a new area of Simon Pearce not everyone sees,” she said. In addition to the new bar, they viewed the upstairs loft, a...

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Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016
Feb14

Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016

Bethel — GW Plastics last week announced the completion of a major expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. The project more than doubled the size of the plant, and the new 125,000-square-foot facility will permit the company to streamline its tooling, molding and medical device assembly operations while leaving room for contract manufacturing growth, the company said in a news release. The company plans to enhance its Asia...

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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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Business Notes: Jan. 31, 2016

Norwich — The Bike Hub, which sold and repaired bicycles and related gear from its shop on Route 5 adjacent to Fogg’s Hardware and Building Supply, closed its doors on Jan. 23. Owner Bill McFadden posted the news on the store’s Facebook page, announcing “we will still be around honoring a few commitments but it is the end of The BikeHub in its current form.” “Over the years, The Bike Hub — my staff, my vendors, my community event...

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Business Notes: Jan 17, 2016

Windsor — The building formerly known as the Inn at Windsor, which had been owned by the Mascoma Savings Bank since 2014, when the bank foreclosed on the property, finally has a new owner: Steve Heim, a Boston real estate investor and residential contractor who specializes in renovating historic homes. Heim said he acquired the 1-acre property on Apothecary Lane adjacent to the Masconic Lodge and across from the Windsor Diner recently...

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