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Business

Peterborough: The outlook of downtowns

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced two weeks ago that total retail sales in July were 3.7 percent higher than July of last year, another indication the hangover of the recession is nearing an end. Retail owners in Peterborough, Jaffrey, and Wilton mostly described similar results this summer in comparison to the last few years. Despite the uptick in sales, … 0

Bennington: Paper mill names new project manager

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer that delivers high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, announced that Dr. Peter Veverka has … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; … 0

Peterborough/Keene: Dexter named new HCS Hospice director

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Kate Dexter, RN, BSN has been named Director of Hospice at Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. She will be responsible for all aspects of care provided by Hospice at HCS. Dexter has been with HCS for twelve … 0

RINDGE: Market Basket part-timers still out of work

Monday, August 25, 2014

While a few of their counterparts have returned to Market Basket stores in Massachusetts, none of the part-time workers at the Rindge store have been called back to work, after talks about a possible sale of the company to ousted former President Arthur T. Demoulas broke down over … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills … 0

Rindge: Leger joins Heritage faculty

Friday, August 22, 2014

Heritage Christian School in Rindge is pleased to announce Vicky Robinson Leger, of Jaffrey, has joined its faculty. Leger will teach fifth and sixth grades in a multi-grade classroom. Leger loves teaching math and also has a passion for drama. She previously taught for six years at Trinity … 0

Rindge: Business programs get accreditation

Friday, August 22, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has been granted first-time accreditation status by the Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education for its Business programs — Master’s and Baccalaureate — offered through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the College at Rindge. CGPS offers undergraduate … 0

Keene: Leadership program to start

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2015 Leadership Monadnock program. The application deadline is Sept. 19. The program, established in 1997 and facilitated by Susan Newcomer, develops community leaders by expanding participants’ knowledge of the obstacles, opportunities and issues facing the Monadnock region. … 0

Peterborough: Two join team at FirstTracks Group

Friday, August 22, 2014

Lou Waryncia has joined FirstTracks Marketing Group as its new content manager. Waryncia, who has more than 30 years of experience in publishing and editorial development, will work to expand and enhance FirstTracks’ content development offerings for its varied and growing client portfolio. Waryncia most recently served as … 0

Peterborough: Reporter, advertising staff join Ledger-Transcript

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Three newcomers have joined the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript in recent months. Alyssa Berry and Mike Trombley have joined the newspaper’s ad sales staff team. Stepping in to take on Peterborough reporting is Benji Rosen. Rosen, who lives … 0

Peterborough: Shaw’s hackers failed, store says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Shaw’s Supermarket announced Friday they discovered computer hackers recently tried to steal customers’ credit and debit card information in New Hampshire and four other New England states. When asked if the information of any customers in the Monadnock region was hacked, Jeffrey Gulko, a spokesperson for Shaw’s replied, … 0

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered into Rosaly Bass’s farm stand. “Which one of you is Rosaly?” she recalled … 0