Business

Peterborough: Reporter, advertising staff join Ledger-Transcript

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Three newcomers have joined the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript in recent months. Alyssa Berry and Mike Trombley have joined the newspaper’s ad sales staff team. Stepping in to take on Peterborough reporting is Benji Rosen. Rosen, who lives in Peterborough, graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2013, where he earned his degree in English with a concentration … 0

Peterborough: Shaw’s hackers failed, store says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Shaw’s Supermarket announced Friday they discovered computer hackers recently tried to steal customers’ credit and debit card information in New Hampshire and four other New … 0

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered … 0

Peterborough: Chocolate factory to open

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

After making chocolate by hand in a Peruvian museum dedicated to chocolate and cacao — and even harvesting cacao beans in the Amazon, Peterborough resident Neely Cohen is bringing the historic art of chocolate making to Main Street. … 0

Peterborough: 28-unit condo complex gets OK

Thursday, August 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has conditionally approved plans for 28-unit condominium units at the former Lobacki egg farm on Route 101, submitted by Jaffrey developer Jack Belletete, following several revisions to the plan beginning this spring that reduced the number of units by two. Belletete has said … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Violence prevention organization scales back

Monday, August 11, 2014

In response to declining funding, a trend that has been going on for several years, the Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention has closed its office at 22 North St. in Jaffrey, which had been open one and a … 0

Rindge: ‘Temporary layoffs’ in Rindge

Monday, August 11, 2014

Nearly 250 part-time Rindge employees have been affected by what Market Basket Manager Bill Dube of the Rindge store is calling “temporary layoffs.” Part-timers, whose work weeks had been dwindling to a trickle of hours in past weeks, according to one employee, came to a complete stop on … 0

Peterborough / Sharon: Two new leaders selected for Sharon Arts Center

Friday, August 1, 2014

Since the resignation of Keri Wiederspahn, executive director of N.H. Institute of Art’s Community Education and the Sharon Arts Center campus, the organization has promoted two employees to step into Wiederspahn’s two shoes. Camellia Sousa is replacing Wiederspahn … 0

Rindge: ‘Lighthouse’ changes hands

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

RINDGE — Locals have long referred to the intersection of Routes 119 and 202 as “Fogg’s Corner,” in honor of Fogg’s Mini-Mart, which has been an institution there for 60 years. Some may soon be calling it something … 0

Rindge: Applicant asks to build 16 apartments all at once

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

RINDGE — An applicant looking to build a 16-unit apartment complex is asking the town to waive its phasing ordinance, which would force the units to be built over several years, and allow all the units to be … 0

Peterborough: EMS building for sale

Monday, August 4, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Drivers on Route 202 can’t miss the large “Available” sign outside the EMS building on Vose Farm Road. But details on what a sale of the building might mean for the future of EMS in Peterborough are hard to come by. The 126,000-square-foot building, which houses … 0

Rindge: Store manager backs Artie T.

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Rindge Market Basket has perhaps never been cleaner. With customers scarce in the aisles, Rindge Market Basket Manager Bill Dube has put the associates that work for the store to work cleaning, repainting, and doing general chores as the shelves sit empty of perishables, and employees and … 0

Greenville: Student wins seed money for entrepreneurial venture

Monday, June 23, 2014

Xavier Guay of Greenville was among 48 UMass Lowell students recently awarded $35,000 in seed money for winning concepts for businesses, technology and services in the university’s 2014 DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge. The competition is part of UMass Lowell’s DifferenceMaker Program, which teaches students entrepreneurial skills they can put … 0