LOWELL -- Gregory White has brought his business home.
White, a Pawtucketville native who founded Whyte's Automotive on Pleasant Street in Dracut in 2003, recently moved his auto-repair operations to 360 Mammoth Road in Lowell.
The two-bay property was last used as a Gulf station but had been vacant for several years.
"People have been in and out of here, and I've been working to make this place look presentable," White said of the property, which now sports an attractive wave of green paint.
White, who has one other mechanic to help out, said he moved to Lowell because he felt is was "a better location."
"I'm a Pawtucketville boy," he said, adding that before opening Whyte's he worked for Ray Pelletier of Ray's Automotive on Middlesex Street for nine years.
White said the "Whyte" in the business name is a nod to his family's original name.
"When my grandfather came to America (from Ireland), he dropped the 'y'," White said.
He said that in addition to providing auto-repair services, he hopes to eventually sell cars at the location.
The former Whyte's Automotive location in Dracut is now occupied by Dracut Auto Butler.
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