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Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar project on hold

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Scott-Farrar Home’s building project — to expand the assisted living home’s facilities — is on hold after a change to federal regulations has frozen a majority of the project’s funding. Eldon Munson, a Scott Farrar trustee who … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society to buy Fairpoint land

Monday, October 20, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to finance and support the renovation of the Peterborough Town Library announced last Thursday they are completing the purchase of the back part of Fairpoint Communication’s property on Concord Street, next to … 0

Hancock: Tipping the scales

Monday, October 20, 2014

Peg McLeod, owner of Norway Hill Orchard in Hancock, was greeted with a gift one morning about two weeks ago. A worker picking apples earlier that morning put a larger than normal apple on top of a crate … 0

Peterborough: Peter L. Gosline employee education scholarships awarded

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Support from many contributors helped establish a scholarship program to honor the legacy of Peter Gosline, president and CEO of the Hospital from 1998 to 2014. This fall, Monadnock Community Hospital announced the first four recipients of the … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Greenfield: New trustees join Crotched board

Monday, October 20, 2014

Susan A. Reeves, of New London has been appointed to the Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors, after having served as a trustee since 2007. Crotched Mountain also welcomes two new trustees, Laura Clark and Jennifer Crowell, both … 0

Peterborough: Board shelves meditation center expansion vote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Planning Board indicated at their meeting Monday they will likely approve the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s request to expand to accommodate up to 75 people for events. The board, however, shelved their decision until they receive … 0

Business: Building our broadband future

Monday, October 13, 2014

Broadband is the super highway of the 21st century. In earlier times the intersection of waterways, railroads and highways were the industrial centers. Today, locations with widely deployed affordable high-speed Internet access are the economic hubs of this century. Companies are seeking out areas of affordable, ubiquitous access. … 0

Seasonal opportunities

Monday, October 13, 2014

Most stores have their busy times of the year — retailers see a boost during the summer and fall tourist season, and just about everyone experiences a bump during the holiday buying spree between Thanksgiving and the end … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0