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Alex Pollard, Airbnb's youngest host, shows his mother, Laura Hoffman, their rental listing on the lodging website. Pollard and Hoffman rent their California cottage to guests from around the world.

Peterborough / Wilton: Airbnb launches 15-year-old’s career

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — When Alex Pollard was 12, he didn’t spend his weekends playing Little League baseball or having sleepovers. He hosted, in his beach-side home outside of San Francisco, guests who hailed from all over the world. “I have a different take on life and perspective of the world because of it,” said the 15-year-old Pollard, with a budding mustache, …

NEW IPSWICH: Collateral damage in pipeline war?

Monday, February 1, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Wendy Juchnevics-Freeman’s opinion on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is well-documented. Juchnevics-Freeman, who owns land abutting the route, has been involved …

Mason: Article would OK outside concerts

Monday, February 1, 2016

MASON — After the Zoning Board quashed the summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range earlier this year, a petition warrant article could bring the …

ML: Studio reopens downtown

Thursday, January 28, 2016

When the Monadnock Yoga and Healing Arts Center above the Toadstool Bookshop closed last month, longtime students wondered if it would ever reopen. Alexandra Teague, of Peterborough, who had leased the space from building owners Willard and Holly …

Wilton: Funeral home adds crematorium

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Michaud Funeral Home has announced the opening of Michaud Crematorium, a crematory located at 343 Forest Road in Wilton. Statistics show that the number of families and individuals in New Hampshire choosing cremation continues to grow. Currently, most funeral directors have to contract with a third-party crematory in …

Jaffrey: Directors nominated for chamber

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce has announced the nomination of four new directors to the 2016 Board: Travis Kumph, Monadnock Community Hospital; Vicki Doyle, Franklin Pierce University; Ann Dea Whippen, Hike Monadnock; and Joe Johnson, GFA. Rounding out …

greenfield: Greenfield Inn changes hands, renovations planned

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A landmark inn that has hosted visitors for a generation has been sold by the founders to a pair of new owners. Victor and Barbara Mangini have sold the Greenfield Inn Bed & Breakfast to Kenneth Tetreault and …

Peterborough: Veterans offer mentor program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Veterans Business Owners Association is sponsoring an 18-module program for anyone interested in discovering what running their own business is like. The program, designed by successful business leaders, is intended to give people the tools to consider risk and benefit, define an action plan, set a schedule, …

Peterborough: International commerce focus of chamber breakfast

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Tina Kasim, program manager of the state’s Office of International Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s monthly breakfast on Wednesday. The breakfast will be held at the Monadnock Country Club from 7:30 to 9 a.m. As part of the New Hampshire …

Peterborough: Half of homes in study double as workplaces

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Monadnock region of New Hampshire supports multitudes of home businesses, workers and telecommuters, according to results of the Internet Connectivity Study posted for the public at www.townofpeterborough.com. The purpose of the study, conducted on behalf of the …

Peterborough: Salon celebrates 30th year

Friday, January 29, 2016

On Feb. 4, 1986, Reflections West Salon opened for business next door to the Post Office in West Peterborough. To accommodate growth and prepare for the millennium, the salon relocated to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101 in 1992. From pin curls to Pinterest and teasing to Twitter, …

Peterborough: Monadnock Center names board member

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture has announced the election of Jacqueline Smethurst of Francestown to its Board of Directors. Smethurst is a nationally recognized thinker, speaker and leader in the field of education. She has consulted widely on matters of non-profit governance, planning and curriculum, and …

Peterborough: Half-acre array of solar panels goes live at the MacDowell Colony

Friday, January 29, 2016

A new half-acre array of solar panels at The MacDowell Colony has begun offsetting 74 percent of the 450-acre property’s electrical needs each year. The project is a major move forward for the nation’s first artist residency program …