Northfield has a new bed and breakfast in town with the recently opened Contented Cottage. The Contented Cottage officially opened the weekend of September 23. It is located near Sy. Olaf College at 5 Walden PI., just off Highway 19. Steve and Lisa Bolduc began renovation work a year and a half ago to bring… Read More


Murphysboro, Illinois – The Jackson County board could allow bed and breakfasts throughout the county to provide alcohol to registered guests and their invitees. According to Jackson County Board Chairman John Rendleman, until recently state law prohibited bed and breakfasts from obtaining liquor licenses, and such language was also written into the county ordinance when… Read More


A lawsuit has been filed challenging the denial of the Summer House Bed and Breakfast proposed for U.S. 98 in Inlet Beach. Project applicant Rita Bottems filed the lawsuit on July 22, a month and a day after Summer House failed to receive approval in public session of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners.… Read More


Hoping to “level the playing field,” the Oak Park Village Board announced its intention to tax Airbnb renters at a similar rate as hotels and traditional bed and breakfast guests. During the Aug. 7 village board meeting, trustee held a first reading of an ordinance that would recognize “transient occupancy rental units” in private residences… Read More


Groton officials may look to impose an additional on local hotels and bed and breakfast lodging after an article approving such a measure was included on a draft version of the fall Town Meeting Warrant. At a Tuesday Board of Selectment meeting, the town unveiled its draft warrant for the Oct. 17 fall Town Meeting.… Read More


Wickham-Prince Bed and Breakfast

Just walking distance from Southold’s business district is a pale green 19th-century Victorian house that has been fully restored and is now open for business as a bed and breakfast. Owners Susan and Doug Looze bought the property last year and now operate it as the Wickham-Prince Bed & Breakfast. The couple, originally from Amherst,… Read More


A historic building in Philipsburg is set to get a huge renovation. Whispering Sisters Bed and Breakfast, the former Rowland Mansion, will be remade into space for six apartment by October, according to co-owner Cheryl Moran on Tuesday. An online auction of the inn’s contents, set for Sunday, will continue until Aug. 30. Hostetter Auctioneers… Read More


Castle on Cass has been a home of a lumber baron, a bishop, two dentists an many others, nut it could se new life as a bed and breakfast this year if a pair of entrepreneur from Texas has their way. Bruce Banes and Brandon Rigger of the newly minted Castle La Cross LLC have… Read More


A proposal to establish a bed and breakfast inn was approved by the Derby Planning Commission at its Aug. 4 meeting, but nearby residents plan to continue their fight to help stop the business by filing a protection petition. At issue is a plan by Kathy Wills and her son, Morgan, to open the business… Read More


A historic building in Saugatuck has been given a contemporary, modern finish that its owner hopes will attract couples for romantic getaways. Built in 1865, what’s now The Hotel Saugatuck started out as a mill and furniture company, according to the Saugatuck/Douglas Historical Society. Around the close of the Civil War, Samuel Clipson transitioned it… Read More