Business

Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar closes, temporarily

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scott-Farrar Home — a nursing home that has served the Peterborough area for more than 100 years — is closing in 40 days for financial … 0

Peterborough: Community kitchen completed

Thursday, February 19, 2015

TCD Construction, Inc. (formerly Torphy Construction) congratulated the town of Peterborough on the recently completed Peterborough Community Center kitchen in a press release last week. … 0

Rindge: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

RINDGE Amendment 2: Eliminates the need for an owner of bordering lots to combine their lots if they don’t have the proper frontage and area requirements before a building permit may be issued. This amendment will bring the town’s zoning ordinance in line with state statutes. Amendment 3: … 0

Peterborough: Board OKs ag ordinance amendments

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Peterborough is inching toward the public vote on amendments to its agricultural ordinance. If voters approve the amendments, farmers could supplement their incomes through agritourism events. The Planning Board approved the latest round of this draft of amendments to the ordinance last Wednesday. The public hearing for these … 0

Greenfield: Crotched Mountain VP earns award

Friday, February 6, 2015

Lisa Perales, vice president of nursing at Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital, has earned the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, one of the highest levels of honor for process improvement and efficiency, through Villanova University. “This is an incredible acknowledgement and distinguished recognition of the hard work and dedication … 0

Greenfield: Local Share opens possibilities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

When Terra Fletcher of Cloverly Farm stood up at a Greenfield Charrette meeting last year and suggested that she would like to see a coffee shop stocked with local goods in the downtown, she thought it was a … 0

Peterborough: Chamber seeks your nominations

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year Awards. Every year, the Chamber of Commerce acknowledges individuals and businesses whose devotion of time and energy to the community of greater Peterborough goes above … 0

Peterborough: Design firm celebrates 10 years in business

Friday, February 13, 2015

Cheetah Design Studio, with offices in Peterborough and Milford, is celebrating 10 years in business. As part of its celebration, Cheetah Design Studio is introducing a new corporate identity that better showcases their portfolio of services. The company offers photography, website design and development services. Based upon Cheetah … 0

Financial aid assistance day

Friday, February 13, 2015

Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. at the Gardner, Massachusetts, campus, 444 Green St. Every high school senior, college student and adult student who will be attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year needs to complete the Free Application … 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