Keene: Whitney Brothers to be honored

Friday, April 17, 2015

Whitney Bros. Co. is the 2015 Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year in New Hampshire and the New England region. The Butland award recognizes a family owned and operated business that has passed from one generation to the next, and demonstrates a track record of economic growth, product innovation, overcoming adversity, increased employment opportunities and community service. Founded … 0

Hancock: Leader sought for Association for Blind

Friday, April 24, 2015

The New Hampshire Association for the Blind, established in 1912 in Hancock, will be opening a search for a new president and CEO, after George … 0

Peterborough: Showcasing partners and participants

Friday, May 1, 2015

The annual Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Education Breakfast will be held Wednesday at the Monadnock Country Club. Sponsored by New Hampshire Ball Bearings, the … 0

Tax relief available

Friday, May 1, 2015

Low- and moderate-income homeowners may receive state education property tax relief by applying no later than June 30. Application forms, Form DP-8, are available on the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration’s website at They are also available at most local municipal offices and through many New Hampshire … 0

Arts in Health grants available

Friday, May 1, 2015

The N.H. State Council on the Arts will be accepting Arts in Health project grant applications through May 22. Not-for-profit health care facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs of the elderly are encouraged to apply. At the same time, qualified artists interested in working at health care … 0


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Peterborough: Court upholds farming events

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Neighbors of Four Winds Farm dropped a lawsuit last month which sought to prevent the farm from holding agritourism events, after a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the farm and town in a summary judgment. Judge Diane Nicolosi of the Hillsborough Superior Court Northern … 0

Peterborough: Voters to have say on agritourism

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A proposed zoning amendment on the May 12 ballot cements an application process for farmers to supplement their incomes by hosting weddings, farm-to-table meals, bed-and-breakfasts and other agritourism. The amendment states its intent is also to protect neighbors from these activities becoming a nuisance. The amendment … 0

International Markets: Navigating the world of commerce overseas

Monday, April 27, 2015

Though he lives in Peterborough, Eric Blackmer spends a fair bit of time talking to people in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, working with far-off distributors to get his company’s high-definition microphones to markets around the … 0

Jaffrey: Trust $2K for meetinghouse updates

Friday, April 24, 2015

Funding in the amount of $2,000 for the Langdon Heritage Commission has recently been provided by the Jaffrey-based Terra Nova Trust of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. These funds will go toward bringing the first floor of the 1803 Langdon Meetinghouse into compliance with fire codes and the … 0

Peterborough: MCH ranks in top rural hospitals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Monadnock Community Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. “Monadnock Community Hospital is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Cynthia McGuire, CEO and president. “At the … 0

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, … 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 completed a $1 million renovation. Divine Mercy Parish is steamrolling a $2.3 million … 0