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Tim-Bir Alley Reopens With New Owners

Nearly 35 years after opening its doors, Tim-Bir Alley is now under new ownership. Tim & Biruta Carr have decided to sell their restaurant which has been located on Main Street in Littleton for the last 10 years. The well-known fine dining establishment has been a staple of the Littleton restaurant scene and has recently reopened under the guidance of local and award winning Chef, Valney Fortin. Fortin has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry in Northern NH. Since 2006 he has been the Executive Chef at the Sugar Hill Inn and has worked at other establishments including Mount Washington Hotel and Resort, Bretton Arms Country Inn and Alden Country Inn.

Valney Fortin and his wife Nancy reopened Tim-Bir Alley in mid-April. They plan to keep alive the same fine dining experience that has made Tim-Bir Alley such a success in the past while adding their own personal touches along the way. The restaurant is expected to create a few jobs in the area and will continue to be a strong part of the community and Main Street Littleton.

Part of the financing to purchase Tim-Bir Alley came from Grafton Regional Developments (GRDC) Micro Loan Program. GRDC’s micro loan program is designed for small businesses looking for smaller chucks of capital in order to start or grow their business. These loans range from $1,000 – $25,000 and are just one of small business financing options available through GRDC. GRDC’s micro loan program is supported in part by contributions from the Littleton Food Coop in order to help small business in the region prosper.

GRDC has a long history of financing projects in the Littleton area. They have also assisted in financing other projects including, Schillings and the Littleton Food Coop Expansions and Rotobec equipment purchases. To learn more about Grafton RDC’s loan programs please visit graftonrdc.org/loan-programs or call 536-2011 today.