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08/22/18 7:23pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Ram's Head Inn.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Ram’s Head Inn.

UPDATE:

Ram’s Head Inn co-owner James Eklund said Thursday that following a meeting that Easton Porter representative Michael Donovan had with Ram Island neighbors, he suspected the company would not proceed with its plans to buy the property.

There have been a few others looking at the Ram’s Head Inn — “There are always people looking. Hopefully, they’re the right people,” Mr. Eklund said.

“For the moment, we’re still there,” he said about plans he and his wife Linda Eklund have for continuing to operate the Ram’s Head until a buyer is identified.

But he said he would encourage anyone who develops a plan to buy the Inn to be willing to make it public and get ahead of the curve before neighbors start spinning their own versions of plans.

The original story about Easton Porter deciding not to buy the Inn appears below:

Easton Porter has withdrawn its plans to invest in the Ram’s Head Inn. Word came just before 6 p.m. today and after the press deadline for the Reporter’s print edition to be published on Thursday.

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05/09/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Ram's Head Inn.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Ram’s Head Inn.

When landscape architect Susanna Herrmann outlined plans for major renovations to the Ram’s Head Inn at an April Planning Board meeting, co-owner Linda Eklund said that for the near future, she and husband James Eklund would continue to run the iconic inn.

What she and others didn’t say was the applicant of record for the plans was Easton Porter Group of  North Garden, Virginia. (more…)