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It’s been several years since locals and visitors last rubbed elbows at the Blue Rock Inn on Route 211, but with new ownership and crisp modern wallpaper, the inn will soon welcome back tourists and county residents alike. Dowling said he hopes to open the five-bedroom guest house sometime in July, along with a full-service restaurant and a tasting room serving wine, beer and spirits.



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