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Merrifield, Ossipee see restaurants reopen


Valeri Diller, owner of Valeri Ann’s Family Foods, recently expanded her businesses in the Merrifield area. She took over the former Merrifield Diner next door and reopened May 23 as The Olde Uptown Diner.

Valeri Ann’s Family Foods and the diner are on the north side of Merrifield on County Road 3. Diller said many people think they are located in the little downtown area of Merrifield.

“I say, ‘No, not downtown, you have to go a little bit uptown,’” she said.


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