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Getting to the core of a New England fall tradition

Monday, October 5, 2015

The leaves change. The air turns crisp. It’s a great time to pick a bushel of apples. It’s been a banner year for apples, according to owners and managers of local orchards, with crops coming in with both large numbers of apples and good quality and size fruit. “It’s been a very good crop this year,” said Wayne Colsia, co-owner …

Antrim Wind files new state application

Monday, October 5, 2015

Renewable energy projects scattered about the region are poised to begin — but not without some challenges. Antrim Wind Energy has once again filed an …

Antrim: Excavation, lights ordinances eyed

Monday, October 5, 2015

ANTRIM — The Planning Board wants to consolidate two zoning ordinances to ease the burden on residents and other entities. Altering the town’s excavation ordinance …

Peterborough: Bank space considered for Dunkin’ Donuts

Monday, October 5, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Dunkin’ Donuts, a heavyweight in the New England coffee market, may be coming to the intersection of Route 101 and Grove Street. The global doughnut company and coffeehouse is interested in moving into the former People’s …

Peterborough: Vann calls for slowdown on Route 101 stretch

Monday, October 5, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board chair is encouraging a public discussion with the Select Board and the N.H. Department of Transportation about slowing traffic on Route 101. “I want to make clear that Route 101, from the traffic light, to the blinking light at Route 123, to the …

PUC OKs utilities contract

Monday, October 5, 2015

The N.H. Public Utilities Commission Friday approved an agreement that allows Liberty Utilities to source gas from a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through the Monadnock region. The PUC announced that it approved a 20-year contract between the two companies that would allow 115,000 dekatherms per …

Wilton: Kimball head disputes DES reports

Monday, October 5, 2015

WILTON — The head of a Wilton manufacturing company disputes findings by the state Department of Environmental Services and the Attorney General’s office which resulted in a hefty fine for violations of the Hazardous Waste Management Act. Kimball …


Thursday, September 17, 2015

Aug.3, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2015 Antrim 314 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $220,000; Edward W. & Justine E. Lemay to Faith Kaemmerlen. 56 Goodell Road; Land & Bldg; $139,000; Christine F. Fletcher to Neil E. Jerominek. 17 Highland Ave.; Land & Bldg; $205,000; Timothy D. & Kathryn …

Peterborough: Tourism official speaks at chamber

Friday, October 2, 2015

Amy Bassett, assistant director of the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development, will be the featured speaker at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Monadnock Country Club on High Street. Bassett is an experienced senior marketing executive with …

Peterborough: Job-seeker programs held at River Center

Friday, October 2, 2015

Job seekers are invited to attend weekly discussion sessions every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the River Center in Peterborough. The meet-up sessions, facilitated by Employment Specialist Laura Sebert, are designed to provide support, information, new …

Manufacturing Day at Monadnock Paper Mills

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Manufacturing Day was held Friday, to celebrate manufacturing in the U.S. and to inspire young people to explore careers in manufacturing. Monadnock Paper Mills is the oldest continually operating paper mill in the country. Based in Bennington, the family-owned and -operated Monadnock has been making paper for almost …

Peterborough: Innovation and inspiration

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

To commemorate New Hampshire Manufacturing Week, the region will play host to several events to not only celebrate innovation, but also to inspire a younger generation. ConVal High School students will tour New Hampshire Ball Bearings. Conant students will tour Teleflex. And Mascenic students will tour Millipore. “Within …

Francestown: Store seats ignite debate

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly attributed comments made by Ann Coughlin Swift. FRANCESTOWN — It began with one wooden table and six chairs inside the Francestown Village Store, in a side room, among freezers, fresh-baked bread, postcards and preserves. Social media Friday swirled it …