Back-to-school shoppers rushed department and retail stores in the region.

Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

Wilton: Subdivision creates 5 ‘estate’ lots on 70 acres

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

WILTON — The Planning Board approved a plan to subdivide a 70-acre lot to create five new housing lots during its meeting Wednesday. Provost Trust … 0

Peterborough: Town should find partner for search

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A vice president of an Internet service company is encouraging a subcommittee of the Economic Development Authority to partner with other municipalities to … 0

Wilton: Downtown a ‘desperate situation’

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

WILTON — Wilton needs a game changer. Two more storefronts closed their doors on Wilton Main Street this summer — The Color Shop and More and Roam Cafe. It’s left a Main Street that was far from capacity even more depleted. “With Roam closed, we’re looking at a … 0

Peterborough: New cafe bets on burritos

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After returning to New Hampshire following a decade out west, Will Baker was missing out on one key experience that would inspire him to create a restaurant. “In Phoenix, I used to eat breakfast burritos like … 0

MANCHESTER: Paralegals to meet on Sept. 18

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Paralegal Association of New Hampshire will hold its 32nd annual meeting on Friday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Five Rivers Auditorium, Eversource Building, 780 Commercial St. in Manchester. This annual event provides high-quality continuing legal education on a variety of legal topics. … 0

Keene: CMC/DHK welcomes family med doctor

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is pleased to welcome Dr. Eric Canzanello to its Family Medicine Department. Prior to joining CMC/DHK, Canzanello completed his residency training in family medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Canzanello holds a doctor … 0

kEENE: Nonweiler named to Hannah Grimes post

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Hannah Grimes Center recently hired Jake Nonweiler as program director. He will manage and develop the center’s programs that strive to educate, support, and assist entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Monadnock region. “Jake is entrepreneurial and has a wide-ranging set of skills and experience that will … 0

Rindge: Condo association approved for community

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

RINDGE — After a number of continued meetings requesting more information, the Planning Board has conditionally approved the creation of a condominium association at the former Meeting School property. Two major issues came up at the meeting when … 0

Peterborough: Search continues for Internet service

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Economic Development Authority continues to shop around for an Internet Service Provider who can deliver high-speed Internet to all of town. After already meeting with FairPoint Communications, Comcast, and WiValley of Keene, the committee will meet with 186 Communications of Nashua Monday at 7:30 a.m. … 1

Peterborough: Zoning exceptions on agenda

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board ignored the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s request not to seek an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance next Town Meeting. The amendment would have applicants seeking exceptions to the Shoreland Conservation Zone go before the Planning Board, not the ZBA. Planning Board Chair Ivy … 0

Greenfield: Wedding venue seeks variance

Monday, August 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — Multiple neighbors and townspeople showed up to support Allrose Farm Country Weddings, a proposed destination wedding venue, during a public hearing of the Zoning Board on Wednesday. Allrose Farm operated as a wedding and party venue … 0

Rindge: Planning Board to discuss condo association approval

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Planning Board will meet Tuesday to once again discuss the approval of a condominium association at the former Meeting School property. A public hearing on the topic was originally scheduled on June 16, but lack of documentation has delayed a decision by the Planning Board. South of … 0