DOVER—Dreaming of opening a distillery, maker space, child care center, or golf simulator? You may be in luck.
Town officials are thinking outside the box in an effort to encourage new businesses here with Dover Launch, a competition through which the person with the winning plan will receive $20,000 to help make their new business happen.
Dover Economic Development Director Eric Durocher says the contest format was chosen “because we like the idea of the amount of interest it brings towards the opportunities in Dover.”
“I believe this format opens the opportunity to a wider audience who may not feel as confident or ready with other options when it comes to starting their business,” Durocher says. “The winner of this competition is taking the chance on what could be a life-changing amount of money for their budding business idea, and it absolutely…