Groveton Acquisitions

North Country
5:35 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Can A $700,000 Bet Bring A New Industry To The North Country?

Some days Roger Caron - and Roxie - walk five or six miles around the 107-acre tract.
Chris Jensen for NHPR

It’s been a little more than four years since the Groveton paper mill closed.

But in a calculated gamble that will cost about $700,000 some people have refused to give up on it.

They’re chasing the idea of a new and far different life for the Groveton facility and the North Country.

 NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.


Roger Caron started working at the Groveton paper plant in 1972.

Now he’s the last man there.

Sound of footsteps and Caron saying there aren’t many lights on….

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