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Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan to build 10 condos in the barn … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural ordinance revision nears end of road

Monday, February 23, 2015

Town officials spent much of the fall and winter drafting improvements to Peterborough’s agricultural ordinance, which the Planning Board said failed to protect the interests … 0

PEterborough/Jaffrey: Construction biz shows life

Monday, February 23, 2015

Construction is one area that is slow to come out of the recession, as expensive building projects are put off until more economically healthy times. … 0

Peterborough: Local store to stay open

Monday, February 9, 2015

While RadioShack announced it will close half of its about 4,200 retail stores, it doesn’t appear the RadioShack in Peterborough will be one of them, according to information provided by the electronic retailer. Yet, it’s just as likely … 0

New Hampshire: Anthem data breach unfolds

Monday, February 9, 2015

With Anthem — the largest insurance provider in New Hampshire — experiencing a data breach last week, it’s unclear how many Granite Staters might have had their information stolen in the cyber attack. “At this time we do not have specific numbers regarding how many New Hampshire members … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber to hold annual dinner

Friday, February 6, 2015

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and member appreciation on Feb. 27, at the Shattuck Golf Club. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:15 p.m, and music and dancing will follow the business meeting. The evening will include the presentation of … 0

Manchester: Shaheen business luncheon set for 18th

Friday, February 6, 2015

On Feb. 18, the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) for a briefing with business leaders at a luncheon event at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 18. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. … 0

Jaffrey: Social media classes start

Friday, February 6, 2015

Chris Halvorson of the Social Media School of New Hampshire will lead a series of social media marketing workshops for small businesses and nonprofits, starting March 10 in Jaffrey. Each workshop will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. Chamber membership is … 0

Peterborough /Sharon: Charitable Foundation names advisory team

Friday, February 6, 2015

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has appointed Gina Goff of Sharon and Audrey White of Peterborough to its Monadnock region advisory board. The foundation’s eight regional advisory boards are comprised of local residents who provide guidance and counsel to staff and the board of directors on local and … 0

Coping with rising costs

Monday, February 2, 2015

The rising cost of health insurance premiums is impacting small business owners like Kelly Bergeron, who says if not for that her employees might see higher raises. But the Affordable Care Act may provide an avenue for lower … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural amendment draws farmers’ concern

Monday, February 2, 2015

Farmers weighed in Wednesday on a draft of amendments to Peterborough’s Agricultural Ordinance, which, if approved by voters, would allow farmers to hold agritourism events to supplement their income. Although the crowd at Wednesday’s public hearing at the … 0

Money Matters: Speaking of taxes: Tips for 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

So, here we are in February of 2015 — the time when thoughts reluctantly turn towards income tax returns, and tasks so dreaded that they cause high anxiety. Fortunately, this does not apply to everyone. Some percentage of … 0

Jaffrey: People’s United is Business of Year

Monday, February 2, 2015

People’s United Bank has been selected as the Jaffrey Chamber’s 2014 Business of the Year. Founded in 1842, People’s United Bank is a community-based, regional bank, offering commercial and retail banking and wealth management services. Its over 5,000 employees work in a network of over 400 retail locations … 0