Keene: United Way gives awards to donors

Friday, April 3, 2015

Monadnock United Way announced several award winners at its annual campaign recognition event at the Keene Country Club on March 26. John Round, the 2014-2015 general campaign chair, thanked the hundreds of volunteers, businesses, organizations, and donors who were involved this year’s campaign. Through individual and corporate contributions, the campaign has raised nearly $2 million, or 94 percent of its … 0

Business: Municipal building projects see spring upswing

Monday, April 20, 2015

Spring is the season for sunshine, flowers and, by the looks of things, commercial construction. Monadnock Community Hospital has begun a $1.5 million project, and … 0

Hancock: Shumway joins hospital board

Friday, April 17, 2015

Kary Shumway of Hancock has been named to the Board of Trustees of Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation. Shumway is the chief financial officer for … 0

Jaffrey/Hancock: Social media workshops

Friday, April 17, 2015

Small business owners, sole proprietors and members of nonprofit organizations are invited to attend the last of the spring social media workshops offered by Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media. “I’m on LinkedIn, now what?” will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Jaffrey Chamber of … 0

Bennington: Paper Mill’s Fletcher honored

Friday, April 17, 2015

Joseph Fletcher of Monadnock Paper Mills in Bennington will be honored with an “Above and Beyond” award at the annual business meeting of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire. The meeting will be held on May 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center of … 0

Peterborough: Pure Flow sold, to remain in town

Friday, April 17, 2015

Pure Flow, Inc., a Peterborough-based ultrapure water purification company serving the medical, manufacturing, commercial and institutional sectors across the Northeast, has been acquired by East Range Partners of Cambridge, Mass. East Range principals Tyler Hogan and Michael Donovan … 0

Peterborough: Home builder pulls application

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Zoning Board of Adjustment failed twice to seat a full board, they managed to field one Wednesday. The home builder, however, pulled his application anyway. Thomas Rosswaag, owner of Native Construction LLC, had applied to build a cabana along the Contoocook River. Rosswaag, who … 0

Peterborough: Bank branch to close

Monday, April 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The People’s United Bank at the Route 202/101 intersection will close at the end of May, according to a letter the company mailed to customers April 10. “Obviously, this is a decision made by a multi-state business. It goes without saying that I’m disappointed in another … 0

ML: ‘Promoting the Monadnock experience’

Monday, April 13, 2015

Once the snow on Mount Monadnock’s trails melts and the mud dries, hundreds of thousands of hikers will scale one of the most climbed mountains in the world. But, Monadnock, whose Abenaki name translates to “mountain that stands … 0

Opportunity knocking

Monday, April 13, 2015

Business may not be booming across the Monadnock region, but several communities are working on efforts to stimulate their local economies and fill empty commercial space that has been sitting on the market. Small office space is a … 0

ML: Looking for tourist dollars

Monday, April 13, 2015

Last year, state officials expected 14.9 million tourists to visit New Hampshire and spend billions of dollars in the Granite State on anything from maple syrup to craft beer. And this May, for the first time ever, the Monadnock region will be hosting the state Governor’s Conference on … 0

ML: Region’s comings and goings

Monday, April 13, 2015

Change was in the air during the first quarter of 2015, as a couple of new businesses opened, a few shut their doors, and other relocated. Businesses opening: SNH Vape, Jaffrey (Vape shop selling non-tobacco products) 13 Patisserie, Peterborough (online bakery and catering business) Businesses closing: Fulton Auto, … 0

Business: Stick around, young workers

Friday, April 10, 2015

As the employment specialist at The River Center, I meet with job seekers at all stages of their careers. What all of these people have in common is the challenge of looking for work in the Monadnock region. I recently asked our intern, a Franklin Pierce University student, … 0