OUR HOMETOWN: LITTLETON delves into the history of this Grafton County town that sits along the Connecticut River and just north of the notches. The 30-minute show tells the story of how an Olympian is made, profiles one business with a sweet story to tell and one with a bit of spirit, looks at the Uber in the 1800's, explores one man's lasting vision, how the train tracks led to Littleton and explains the town's history with a hook.
Location: Grafton County
Name: The town was named after Colonel Moses Little who held the post of Surveyor of the King's Woods.
Notable: Littleton Opera House, Littleton Coin Company
Try it: Chutter's Candy Store claims to hold the world record for Longest Candy Counter!
Major Funding for OUR HOMETOWN: LITTLETON Provided by: Adair Country Inn, Catherine & Joel Bedor | Christine & David Sundman | Littleton Regional Healthcare | Peabody & Smith Realty, Inc.
Additional Support Provided by: David and Nancy Ernsberger | Hunkins & Eaton Insurance Agency | Jeff Gilbert & Stuart Scharff of Littleton Commons | Tender Corporation | Secured Network Services, Inc. | Little Village Toy & Book Shop | Thayers Inn
Community Partners: The Littleton Opera House | The Town of Littleton | Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce | Littleton Community Center | The Littleton Historical Museum | The Loading Dock | Schilling Beer Company
Clare Brooks talks about finding her way to Littleton from South Africa.
Chris Sweeney & Kaylee Klein talk about coming to Littleton.
Val Poulsen tells a couple of stories about growing up on a mill in Littleton.
Sara Brooks speaks about growing up in Littleton.
Sinead Cleary & Beth Simon speak about the Littleton Studio School.
Jennifer Stonecipher talk about environmental engineering.
Sue Pilotte speaks about her love for the town.
Bob Copenhaver talks about the planning & community support.
Gerald Winn talks about becoming Littleton's Town Moderator.
Nate Alberts talks about NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY RADIO.
Kristen Weir speaks about bringing a world class salon & spa to Littleton.
Tim O'Neal talks about discovering Rally Racing.
Dan & Moocho Salomon tell the story of the genesis of Northern Lights Music.
Adam & Lori Alderin speak about how they stumbled upon THE BEAL HOUSE.
Anthony LaHout talks about four generations of LaHout's Ski Shop
CARRIE GENDREAU tells about the Front Porch Community.
Sisters prove that you can succeed in the world of fashion in the North Country.
George Kirk speaks about finding his way to Littleton.
Linny Kenney returned home from the west coast using an unusual means of transportation.
EMILY HERZIG speaks about leaving Littleton.
George Mitchell talks about the rebirth of the Littleton Opera House.
Jason Tors talks about leaving New York City.
BRUCE HADLOCK tells the story about when his Father introduced Bette Davis.
DAVID SUNDMAN tells the story of his parents journey to Littleton.
Catherine Harnden wears a lot of hats.
Andrew Lidestri speaks about the Upstage Players.
Rebecca Brown talks about moving to town, working as a reporter & starting a land trust.
Chad Fillion speaks about his beginnings at Granite North Television.
Ron Bolt talks about the rich history of the Littleton Community Center.
Amy Turner & Luke Greaves tell the story of their wonderful Grandfather.
The history & successes of the Littleton Industrial Park.