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Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

Wilton: Subdivision creates 5 ‘estate’ lots on 70 acres

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

WILTON — The Planning Board approved a plan to subdivide a 70-acre lot to create five new housing lots during its meeting Wednesday. Provost Trust … 0

Peterborough: Town should find partner for search

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A vice president of an Internet service company is encouraging a subcommittee of the Economic Development Authority to partner with other municipalities to … 0

Keene: Hospital earns Lamplighter award

Monday, August 17, 2015

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene was presented with The New England Society for Healthcare Communications’ 2015 Lamplighter Gold Award in the Excellence in Writing Division for “Renovating the Medical Home” published in CMC/DHK’s June 2014 Health Quarterly magazine, and the 2015 Silver Lamplighter Award in the Single Item & … 0

Keene: New medical staff at Keene hospital

Monday, August 17, 2015

Two doctors have joined the staff at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene. Dr. Robert Pritchard is the new medical director of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center-Kingsbury Pavilion-Keene. Pritchard has over 20 years of experience in the field of … 0

Peterborough: Lanza named account manager

Monday, August 17, 2015

Radar Marketing Group, an award-winning strategic marketing, web development and video agency has hired Amy Lanza as marketing/account manager. Radar Marketing Group created the new position to continue to provide responsive marketing and creative services as the firm adds new accounts and expands its work for existing clients. … 0

Jaffrey: D.D. Bean awarded training grant

Monday, August 17, 2015

D.D. Bean & Sons Co. in Jaffrey was one of five New Hampshire companies to receive grants from a New Hampshire Job Training fund this year. The fund dispersed $34,350 in July, in amounts that were matched by the receiving companies. D.D. Bean received $2,175. The company will … 0

Wilton: Roam Cafe closes after three years; rising cost deciding factor

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The ideals that started Roam Cafe — a large, diverse menu, fresh locally sourced ingredients, food made from scratch — ultimately proved too costly to sustain the business, causing the restaurant to close down last week. Roam Cafe … 0

Jaffrey: No decision on Stony Brook yet

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

JAFFREY — The Conservation Commission advised the town against taking on a conservation easement that would help ease the approval process for a controversial condominium development, saying the town simply does not have the resources to do the … 0

Peterborough: Town approves gas station plan, awaits Fed, state rulings

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board OK’d a corporation’s plans to demolish a 30-year-old gas station on Grove Street and build a more modern one. The board, however, won’t allow construction to start until state and federal agencies give … 0

Rindge: Town OKs Hemlock Avenue property sales

Monday, August 10, 2015

RINDGE — Two additional town-owned properties will be put back on the tax roll after the Planning Board approved a technical subdivision for two pieces of land located on Lake Contoocook. The town of Rindge has a verbal … 0

Peterborough: Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo

Monday, August 10, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After nearly 40 years, the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has redesigned its logo, replacing its black and white picture of its office on Wilton Road with a colored rendering of Mt. Monadnock and the Contoocook … 0

Dublin: Size of project a concern when creating solar ordinances

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Planning Board received mixed reactions from nine residents at a public hearing Thursday about creating a solar ordinance in town, with commercial projects drawing the most ire. Everyone who spoke at the meeting voiced a strong opinion about being in favor of solar and other alternative forms … 0