Business

Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, an editorial director for Cobblestone Publishing, told the Ledger-Transcript the children’s magazine … 0

Peterborough: New site proposed for parking

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Because building a parking lot behind the GAR Hall is proving to be too challenging and costly, Peterborough will be asking voters to OK shifting … 0

TempLe: Planners drop manure amendment

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A large turnout at a public hearing on zoning amendments in Temple, with nearly 100 residents protesting a new amendment that would require further setbacks … 0

Keene: CPA firms collaborating

Friday, January 9, 2015

Two Keene-based CPA firms have announced the formation of a collaborative effort to better serve their mutual clients. Oster & Wheeler, P.C. and Thomas S. Bates, CPA. P.C. have formed a joint effort to provide the combined services of both firms to new and existing clients. Oster & … 0

Francestown: Golf course designer honored

Monday, January 12, 2015

Mary Armstrong of Armstrong Golf Architects, formerly of Francestown, has been recognized as a “Top 20 Sustainable Golf Course Design Practitioner” by the internationally recognized Green Planet Architects. In an email to Armstrong, Roy E. den Hoed, president of Green Planet Architects wrote that the award is given … 0

Francestown: Kitchen space for food entrepreneurs

Monday, January 19, 2015

Francestown Village Foods has come a long way from its time creating dishes made with local meat and produce on the second floor of the Francestown Village Store. For a year now, the business has been settled into … 0

Gas prices: Less pain at the pump

Monday, January 19, 2015

If you drive into Hometown Gas in Rindge, don’t surprised if you hear, “$1.99, can you believe this?” That’s what John Berry of Rindge yelled when he stepped out of his pickup truck on Wednesday. Hometown Gas is … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint strike continues as legislators mull state contract

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tensions continue to remain high between FairPoint Communications and its unionized employees who are on strike. 1,700 FairPoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine have been on strike since October, after FairPoint declared an impasse after four months of negotiations between them and the two unions. FairPoint … 0

Region towns move toward solar

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Borrego Solar of Lowell, Massachusetts, has been involved in two solar array projects that will be sited in the region in the coming year. In October, Borrego signed a 20-year lease agreement with Peterborough for a solar array … 0

Antrim: Experts: Wind power needs may outweigh aesthetics

Thursday, January 15, 2015

For five years now, wind power has been the subject of contention in Antrim, with the proposal of a ten-turbine project that would span the Tuttle Hill and Willard Mountain ridgeline garnering supporters and detractors. The project came … 0

Pressing energy needs may not justify pipeline

Monday, January 12, 2015

With New England’s utility bills topping the charts as the highest in the nation, the need for more access to natural gas is something that many state lawmakers have been trying to solve. However, the prospect of a … 1

Keene: United Way reaches 80 percent of goal

Friday, January 9, 2015

This year’s Monadncock United Way campaign has raised $1,674,671 to date, according to John Round, general campaign chair. The amount is 80 percent of the campaign’s goal, leaving $431,563 still to be raised. “We are seeing some positive results, especially from many of the smaller and mid-sized businesses, … 0