Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan to build 10 condos in the barn … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural ordinance revision nears end of road

Monday, February 23, 2015

Town officials spent much of the fall and winter drafting improvements to Peterborough’s agricultural ordinance, which the Planning Board said failed to protect the interests … 0

PEterborough/Jaffrey: Construction biz shows life

Monday, February 23, 2015

Construction is one area that is slow to come out of the recession, as expensive building projects are put off until more economically healthy times. … 0

Concord: Workshop on environmental, safety rules at DES March 9

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The N.H. Department of Environmental Services and WorkWISE NH are offering the New Hampshire small business community a free, half-day educational workshop on March 9. The workshop will provide presentations on hazardous waste management for small quantity generators, air emissions for minor sources, and health and safety topics … 0

Peterborough: New trustees elected at MCH

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bob Boyd, Tom Ward, Mike Shea, Bill James and Dr. Terrence McNamara have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Monadnock Community Hospital. Boyd is the founder and former president of IPC Automation in New Jersey, a … 0

Sharon: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

Sharon Amendment 1 : Adds an article in the zoning ordinance concerning small wind turbines that comply with state regulations. The proposed article establishes a process for an applicant to seek approval to install a wind turbine on their property. The Planning Board would have to grant a … 0

Rindge: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

RINDGE Amendment 2: Eliminates the need for an owner of bordering lots to combine their lots if they don’t have the proper frontage and area requirements before a building permit may be issued. This amendment will bring the town’s zoning ordinance in line with state statutes. Amendment 3: … 0

Peterborough: Board OKs ag ordinance amendments

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Peterborough is inching toward the public vote on amendments to its agricultural ordinance. If voters approve the amendments, farmers could supplement their incomes through agritourism events. The Planning Board approved the latest round of this draft of amendments to the ordinance last Wednesday. The public hearing for these … 0

Greenfield: Crotched Mountain VP earns award

Friday, February 6, 2015

Lisa Perales, vice president of nursing at Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital, has earned the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, one of the highest levels of honor for process improvement and efficiency, through Villanova University. “This is an incredible acknowledgement and distinguished recognition of the hard work and dedication … 0

Greenfield: Local Share opens possibilities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

When Terra Fletcher of Cloverly Farm stood up at a Greenfield Charrette meeting last year and suggested that she would like to see a coffee shop stocked with local goods in the downtown, she thought it was a … 0

Peterborough: Chamber seeks your nominations

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year Awards. Every year, the Chamber of Commerce acknowledges individuals and businesses whose devotion of time and energy to the community of greater Peterborough goes above … 0

Peterborough: Design firm celebrates 10 years in business

Friday, February 13, 2015

Cheetah Design Studio, with offices in Peterborough and Milford, is celebrating 10 years in business. As part of its celebration, Cheetah Design Studio is introducing a new corporate identity that better showcases their portfolio of services. The company offers photography, website design and development services. Based upon Cheetah … 0

Financial aid assistance day

Friday, February 13, 2015

Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. at the Gardner, Massachusetts, campus, 444 Green St. Every high school senior, college student and adult student who will be attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year needs to complete the Free Application … 0