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Alex Pollard, Airbnb's youngest host, shows his mother, Laura Hoffman, their rental listing on the lodging website. Pollard and Hoffman rent their California cottage to guests from around the world.

Peterborough / Wilton: Airbnb launches 15-year-old’s career

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — When Alex Pollard was 12, he didn’t spend his weekends playing Little League baseball or having sleepovers. He hosted, in his beach-side home outside of San Francisco, guests who hailed from all over the world. “I have a different take on life and perspective of the world because of it,” said the 15-year-old Pollard, with a budding mustache, …

NEW IPSWICH: Collateral damage in pipeline war?

Monday, February 1, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Wendy Juchnevics-Freeman’s opinion on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is well-documented. Juchnevics-Freeman, who owns land abutting the route, has been involved …

Mason: Article would OK outside concerts

Monday, February 1, 2016

MASON — After the Zoning Board quashed the summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range earlier this year, a petition warrant article could bring the …

Peterborough: Arts group names board of directors

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center, or ConVal VPAC, has announced the formation of its board of directors. Board members include Rob Eichler, president; Bob Edwards, vice president; Liz Halper, treasurer; Martha Eichler, secretary; Brian Pickering, …

Money matters: 2015 tax season tips

Friday, January 22, 2016

It is that time of year again: tax time. For many, this is a dreaded time, but for others, it is a joy-filled and highly anticipated time. The reason for this is that children under 17 years of …

Peterborough: Camping company to sell rear-view vision

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hyndsight Vision Systems’s Journey, a portable, wire-free rear and/or interior view vision system, will be featured in Camping World’s ecommerce store — Hyndsight’s Journey is ideal for RV’s that require clear rear view visualization to help prevent …

Jaffrey: FPU president to speak at Chamber annual meeting

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Andrew Card, president of Franklin Pierce University, will be the guest speaker at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and member appreciation event on Feb. 26 at the Shattuck Golf Club in Jaffrey. The event will include …

Jaffrey: Chamber to hold networking event

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s After Hours are the Chamber’s premier networking events, allowing members to meet, exchange ideas and make long-lasting bonds in a comfortable setting, while giving the hosting business an opportunity to showcase their workplace and gain valuable exposure. The Chamber’s next After Hours will …

Francestown: Supreme Court ruling prompts sign code changes

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

FRANCESTOWN — A dispute in the desert town of Gilbert, Arizona, is leaving its mark on the Francestown Zoning Ordinance. The Planning Board has amended its sign code in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Good News Community Church last year in Reed …

Peterborough: TestVonics wins federal contract for repair work

Monday, January 18, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — TestVonics Inc., located at 375 Jaffrey Road, has won a multiyear federal contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, for the repair and calibration of air data test sets for the F-15 aircraft. “This is a contract we’ve been working …

Peterborough: R.J Finlay & Co. to host ‘After Hours’

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s January Business After Hours will be hosted by R.J. Finlay & Co. from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 21. The company is located in the historic Guernsey Building at 70 Main St. When it was constructed in 1950, The Guernsey Professional …

Urgent Care Center opens at Heywood

Friday, January 15, 2016

Heywood Healthcare has opened an Urgent Care Center in Gardner, Massachusetts. The new center will offer walk-in treatment for everyday illness and injury, including cuts, sprains, fever, sore throats, ear aches and cold symptoms, with no appointment required. Heywood Urgent Care, a service of Heywood Medical Group, offers …

Bennington: Butler Restorations recognized for service

Friday, January 15, 2016

Butler Restorations of Bennington has been named Best in Customer Service on Houzz, an Internet platform for home remodeling and design, and has been rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. The remodeling firm, which specializes in providing care for antique homes in south-central New Hampshire, was chosen …