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Peterborough: NHBB projecting growth

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PETERBOROUGH ­-- New Hampshire Ball Bearings is projecting it can expand in the next five years, which is celebratory news after, not only the recession but also an explosion at the bearing manufacturer’s Peterborough factory in February that injured 22 employees, two seriously. Hans Baker, NHBB’s marketing coordinator, said Tuesday the company is projecting it can expand because of new … 0

Peterborough: ‘Shot in the arm’ for town economic development

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Several decades ago, an organization committed to Peterborough’s economic development attracted corporations with national footprints to the small southwestern New Hampshire town. George Sterling said … 0

Antrim: $12.5M Fred Fuller deal goes through

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Customers of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co. will not have to worry about staying warm this snowy weekend. Rymes Propane and Oil’s purchase of … 0

Sharon: Lack of phone service pains residents

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

For the last two months or so, several homes in Sharon were without phone services, anywhere from 12 hour to all day. And FairPoint Communications, their telephone provider, couldn’t find a way to fix the problem. Finally, the problem appeared to be fixed Saturday night, said Jonathan Frank, … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: A one-of-a-kind experience

Monday, November 24, 2014

On Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, big box stores put on a show nationwide, hoping customers will flood their stores and fight over heavily discounted products. But local store owners say they have something better to offer. … 0

Keene: Monadnock Food Co-op hires grocery manager

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Food Co-op has hired Keith Bourassa as its new grocery manager. Bourassa has worked at Shaw’s Supermarket since 2000 and most recently served as deli and bakery manager at Shaw’s store in Wilmington, Vermont. He is interested in healthy eating and is an avid long-distance runner. … 0

Jaffrey: Alvarez named to TEAM Jaffrey board

Friday, November 21, 2014

TEAM Jaffrey is pleased to announce the recent addition of Kerry Alvarez to its board of directors. Alvarez, a longtime resident of Jaffrey, recently celebrated her 25th year at Infogroup (previously Millard Group), where she is the creative … 0

Hillsborough: Belliveau promoted at local bank

Friday, November 21, 2014

TD Bank has promoted Tia Belliveau to store manager of its office in Hillsborough. She will be responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations. Belliveau has 27 years of … 0

GREENFIeld: New nurse manager starts at Crotched

Friday, November 21, 2014

Ann Wright, RNC, BSN, has joined the staff at Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital as nurse manager and educator. Previously, she served as clinical nurse manager of pediatrics and special care nursery at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, Massachusetts. … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill raises $16K for cabin

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music’s online campaign to raise the funds needed to replace an aging cabin surpassed its $15,000 goal for a total of $16,063. The newly rebuilt six-person Pleyel cabin, named after Austrian composer … 0

Mason: Broadband forum to be held Dec. 9

Friday, November 14, 2014

A broadband forum will be held on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Mason Town Hall, during the regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting. Carol Miller, director of Broadband Technology with the N.H. Division of Economic Development, will present on broadband data gathering and identifying funding sources. … 0

Keene: Church hosts fair pay panel on Friday

Friday, November 14, 2014

During the month of November, the Keene Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 69 Washington St. in Keene, will focus on the theme “Committing to Economic Justice.” The congregation seeks to create partnerships with local churches, city organizations, government leaders and business owners to explore this issue in the … 0