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Trail Break eatery owner says hiring shortages, too much success leading to closure and move
10-13-2023 7:59 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — It may sound odd that a restaurateur would respond to the success of a flagship restaurant by closing it.But Topher Lyons — who recently announced plans to close Trail Break, a popular Tex-Mex restaurant in downtown White River...

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Road closure and mixed-use plans for West Lebanon lots head to City Council
12-07-2023 1:49 AM


WEST LEBANON — The City Council next month will consider whether to sell three city-owned properties on Main Street to a private developer — and whether to join the properties by closing Church Street, which intersects the parcels.The West Lebanon...

State holds up railyard purchase
11-24-2023 4:31 AM


WEST LEBANON — City and state officials are still negotiating responsibilities to manage environmental contamination in Westboro Rail Yard, a former railway property that the city hopes to purchase from the state for recreational use.The city is...

Plans still in the works for Lebanon riverfront property
10-26-2023 8:07 PM


LEBANON — City councilors said that more study of downtown parking and of community priorities is needed before exploring development opportunities for 2.9 acres of municipally owned property between the Mascoma River and City Hall. The City Council...

Hanover gets feedback as town crafts first master plan in 20 years
10-25-2023 10:38 PM


HANOVER — Housing, transportation and downtown vibrancy rank high among community priorities in a new town master plan — the first update to Hanover’s planning and development goals since 2003.Over 20 Hanover residents attended an open house on...

Lebanon considering city ownership of roads in River Park development
10-16-2023 8:13 PM


WEST LEBANON — A proposal to place River Park’s future road under city ownership is anticipated to open new funding sources and project opportunities, including the creation of a new mass transit hub in West Lebanon.On Wednesday the Lebanon City...

Input sought in West Lebanon
10-05-2023 5:52 AM

LEBANON — City officials are seeking input from residents and business owners on how to utilize three city-owned properties on Main Street in West Lebanon. The West Lebanon Revitalization Advisory Committee launched an online survey on Tuesday to...

Twin Pines Housing talking with Hanover about town-owned parcel
08-31-2023 4:46 PM


HANOVER — Town officials are in early negotiations with nonprofit developer Twin Pines Housing Trust for the acquisition of 5 acres of town-owned land on which to build workforce housing.Town Manager Alex Torpey said the Selectboard is currently...

River Park developers seek exceptions to ease path for West Lebanon project
08-16-2023 5:51 AM


WEST LEBANON — Developers of a long-delayed mixed-use project are asking the city for more flexibility when it comes to required infrastructure improvements so they have more leeway to bring on potential financial partners.The city Planning Board held...

Orchard’s proposed trail trade meets opposition from Lebanon residents, Enfield officials
08-04-2023 4:58 PM


LEBANON — A proposal by owners of a family farm that would discontinue public access to a collection of trails that cross the family’s property is facing opposition from city residents, as well as the town of Enfield.Under a proposal by the Patch...

Still recovering from flood-related losses, Quechee Gorge businesses look ahead to construction
08-02-2023 9:34 PM


QUECHEE — The restoration of Quechee Gorge Bridge starts soon, and businesses that will be affected by the anticipated traffic congestion are still recovering from the July flood.Owners of retail shops and restaurants on Route 4 in Quechee said they...

Lebanon seeks new developer for Spencer Street parcel
06-09-2023 2:43 PM


LEBANON — City officials will seek new proposals to redevelop the former public works building at 20 Spencer St., after plans to build 94 apartments and street-level retail and commercial spaces collapsed.On Wednesday, the City Council recruited the...

Hanover initiatives aim to enliven atmosphere downtown
06-07-2023 12:25 PM


HANOVER — The entrance to Town Hall will look markedly different in the coming weeks as a new initiative aimed at making the downtown business district more conducive to socializing and impromptu gatherings gets underway.Following the recent removal...

City finalizes purchase of 3 parcels on Main Street in West Lebanon
06-02-2023 6:37 PM


WEST LEBANON — After acquiring three commercial properties on Main Street, the city will continue leasing to the existing business owners until decisions are made for the land’s future use.On Wednesday city officials closed on the purchase of 14, 28...

Child care centers in Randolph, Woodstock on track to open
04-03-2023 4:47 PM


RANDOLPH — Despite increased costs and a longer timeline, a new child care center off Route 66 near Exit 4 on Interstate 89 is moving forward.The White River Junction-based Green Mountain Economic Development Corp. took ownership on March 7 of the...

Bottom Line: Dairy Twirl owners get into towing, automotive business
04-03-2021 9:44 PM


When Brent Murray was a Lebanon paramedic, he frequently dealt with people in crisis and urgent need of help. He says that training is a good background for his newest venture.Murray and his wife and business partner, Cinnamon Murray, have completed...

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