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New name for Baird’s, but emphasis on the old-fashioned

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Louise and Dana Beecher are the proprietors of the Cornwall General Store (formerly known as Baird’s). Photo Submitted

CORNWALL — The model is there: a real general store that offers customers all of the essentials. As customers-turned-owners of the newly named Cornwall General Store, Dana and Louise Beecher believe perspective is what is needed to make the business a success.

A lack of experience is not getting in the way of their enthusiasm and confidence. The couple, along with a slightly revamped team, officially takes over the former Baird’s on June 13. But they are already running the Cornwall Bridge village landmark until 3 p.m. every day.

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