Business

Rindge: Call for grocery store boycott

Monday, July 21, 2014

RINDGE — Employees of Market Basket in Rindge gathered in front of the store’s entrance Monday night holding signs asking customers to boycott the store. The boycott should go on, the picketers said, until employees receive an answer from the store’s Board of Directors on whether or not the board will acquiesce to workers’ demands to return recently ousted CEO … 0

Jaffrey: Atlas takes heat in Mass.

Monday, July 21, 2014

As Atlas PyroVision of Jaffrey prepares for the Monadnock Festival of Fireworks at the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Keene on Aug. 16, an event that’s being … 0

Jaffrey: CDFA awards additional $550K in tax credits

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — The Park Theatre is one step closer to becoming a reality, after the board of directors was awarded more than $500,000 in tax … 0

peterborough: Torn down

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Business major finds work out of the office

Monday, July 7, 2014

One of the most important things Peterborough native Tyler Whitney learned while attending Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., was that he could not spend his professional career sitting behind a desk pushing papers. While earning a degree in … 0

Money Matters: ‘Be as honest as you can without blowing the interview’

Thursday, July 3, 2014

I want to say up front that when it comes to job search and acquisition advice, there is no such thing as one size fits all. But I will attempt to offer some general guidelines that should be … 0

Business Extra: Creating a viable and sustainable work culture

Thursday, July 3, 2014

How do you create a workplace with an achievable goal of close to 0 percent voluntary turnover? It is simple: respect and trust. Say what you do, do what you say, and put it in writing. Studies have … 0

Business extra: Resume dos and don’ts

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Lay down your pen, turn off your mimeograph; resumes these days are all — mostly — about computers. So much job hunting occurs through email, online postings and social media that it’s even easy to forget the power … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Featured real estate: HISTORICAL HAVEN

Monday, July 7, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — A large, centuries old colonial house stands at 1 Main Street in Francestown at the heart of the community. The 6,000-square-foot home, as well as barn and screen house, on 10 acres of land — owned … 0

Dublin: Going out on their own

Monday, July 7, 2014

Fourteen years ago, Dublin native Chris Raymond, then a teenager, worked as a construction laborer in his hometown, plying his trade for several local companies. He gained experience in both the labor and business sides of the field, … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Business Extra: On entering the workforce

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Transitioning from the daily life of a student to the workplace can often be quite daunting and intimidating for new graduates. The excitement of finally graduating, the emotions of leaving friends and family, and starting to stake your claim in the world is exhilarating and overwhelming at the … 0