Business

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire field specialist, recently explained it was also the severe snaps of warm weather and cold weather and vice versa from the fall through the spring. “I don’t want to say there’s … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar project on hold

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Scott-Farrar Home’s building project — to expand the assisted living home’s facilities — is on hold after a change to federal regulations has frozen … 0

REal estate: Q&A retrospective

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Peterborough: Operation visit Monadnock: Designing the Welcome Mat

Friday, October 10, 2014

How do you get people to come to your party, event, production? You create the event to be something your guests will want to do or see. You prepare the venue to make it attractive and welcoming. You arrange for their comforts in refreshments, entertainment. And you send … 0

Real estate: Q&A retrospective

Friday, October 10, 2014

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Rindge: FPU’s online MBA in energy ranks 6th in nation

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Franklin Pierce University’s online MBA program in Energy and Sustainability Studies was ranked sixth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org, a ranking organization based in Austin, Texas. BestSchools.org cited the program’s broad academic approach and that students can earn their MBA completely online. Also noted was the program’s accelerated … 0

ConCord: Volunteers needed for Tax-Aide program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. For more information, visit www.aarp.org/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. … 0

Peterborough: Financial rep. is long-term care certified

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Randy Lowenberg, a member of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual, has been recognized as a financial professional with an expertise in long-term care insurance by achieving the certified in long-term care … 0

Peterborough: Web company hires graphic designer

Thursday, October 9, 2014

CharlesWorks, a Peterborough web development company, hired Wesley Baird of Bedford in May to assist in graphic design and technical support. Wesley holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Graphic Design from Keene State College. He specializes in illustration, logo design, and graphical layouts for website development. … 0

Antrim: Mary Kay rep. named ‘Miss Go Give’

Friday, October 10, 2014

Debra Solito of Antrim, was recognized for Miss Go Give of her unit at the Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant annual seminar last month in Dallas. Miss Go Give is one of the highest honors in Mary Kay. Those awarded have been nominated by a fellow Mary Kay … 0

Viewpoint: Containing health care costs

Monday, October 13, 2014

I am excited and looking forward to the 2015-2016 legislative session in the N.H. House of Representatives. When re-elected, I will bring to the floor of the House a bill to help lower the cost of health insurance. As I meet with business owner’s throughout my district, a … 0

Viewpoint: Year ahead for legislators

Monday, October 13, 2014

Over the past two years, I have worked with my fellow legislators to focus on doing what we can to help businesses in our region grow and thrive. We have had success in several areas and I was proud to be named a 2013 “Champion of Business” by … 0