Peterborough: Bank branch to close

Monday, April 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The People’s United Bank at the Route 202/101 intersection will close at the end of May, according to a letter the company mailed to customers April 10. “Obviously, this is a decision made by a multi-state business. It goes without saying that I’m disappointed in another vacant space,” said Town Administrator Pamela Brenner on Monday. Headquartered in Bridgeport, … 0

ML: ‘Promoting the Monadnock experience’

Monday, April 13, 2015

Once the snow on Mount Monadnock’s trails melts and the mud dries, hundreds of thousands of hikers will scale one of the most climbed mountains … 0

Opportunity knocking

Monday, April 13, 2015

Business may not be booming across the Monadnock region, but several communities are working on efforts to stimulate their local economies and fill empty commercial … 0

ML: Looking for tourist dollars

Monday, April 13, 2015

Last year, state officials expected 14.9 million tourists to visit New Hampshire and spend billions of dollars in the Granite State on anything from maple syrup to craft beer. And this May, for the first time ever, the Monadnock region will be hosting the state Governor’s Conference on … 0

ML: Region’s comings and goings

Monday, April 13, 2015

Change was in the air during the first quarter of 2015, as a couple of new businesses opened, a few shut their doors, and other relocated. Businesses opening: SNH Vape, Jaffrey (Vape shop selling non-tobacco products) 13 Patisserie, Peterborough (online bakery and catering business) Businesses closing: Fulton Auto, … 0

Business: Stick around, young workers

Friday, April 10, 2015

As the employment specialist at The River Center, I meet with job seekers at all stages of their careers. What all of these people have in common is the challenge of looking for work in the Monadnock region. I recently asked our intern, a Franklin Pierce University student, … 0

Region: Help available for fuel bills

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Although snowbanks are receding and temperatures slowly rising, Southern New Hampshire Services will be taking applications through April 30 to help renters and homeowners in paying past or future energy bills. Fuel assistance will pay for oil, propane, wood, pellets, kerosene, natural gas or electric heat costs. Payments … 0

Keene: Food Co-op names marketing manager

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Emerald Levick has been hired as the new marketing and membership manager for the Monadnock Food Co-op. The food co-op’s announcement of the appointment states that Levick is deeply passionate about strengthening the local food system and her … 0

Keene: Truman leads United Way campaign

Friday, April 3, 2015

Beth Truman of Keene has been named general campaign chair for the Monadnock United Way 2015-2016 campaign. Truman’s involvement with Monadnock United Way includes serving as a Division Chair for Towns IV and the Special Division. She is … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Rogers joins Rotary

Thursday, April 9, 2015

On April 4, Helene Rogers was inducted as a member of the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club. Rogers is the treasurer for the town of Ridge and serves on the board of the Jaffrey Rindge Education Foundation. She lives in … 0

Winchendon, Massachusetts: New hygienist at dental practice

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Dr. James Mularczyk has welcomed Samantha Dugan, as a new dental hygienist. Dugan brings four years of dental hygiene experience and joins current hygienist Dianna Walsh. Mularczyk’s office, located in Winchendon, Masschusetts, serves the southern New Hampshire community. … 0

Peterborough: Promotions at NHBB

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Jim Geary has been named executive vice president of New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc., in Peterborough, effective April 1. Geary has been vice president of sales since June 2011. Reporting directly to Dan Lemieux, the newly appointed president … 0

Cheshire County: Nursing home plans reviewed

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cheshire County state representatives visiting a nursing home in New York Friday hope the trip will bring clarity to what the county should do with its Westmoreland facility. The nursing home in New York is similar to the proposed model being recommended by a task force created in … 0