ML: Is sustainability worth the cost?

Monday, March 30, 2015

The N.H. House voted last month to return all proceeds from the regional cap-and-trade auction to utility customers, rebating the average customer about 16 cents each month. Yet, local and state officials say these savings are pennies compared with how New Hampshire spends these proceeds now — to invest in energy-efficiency projects. “What’s a benefit of $2 a year? A … 0

New Ipswich: Collins gets firm’s top award

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fidelity Bank’s 2015 Mission Accomplished Award, the bank’s top annual employee honor, has been bestowed on Tracey Collins, retail project and reporting coordinator at the … 0

Antrim: Discussion of state budget

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Antrim Bennington Lions Club will be hosting an informational meeting on the state budget April 14 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church … 0

Keene: Artist-to-artist workshop planned

Friday, March 20, 2015

Arts Alive and The Hannah Grimes Center will host a free artist-to-artist training, “Seven Steps to Successful Networked Marketing,” presented by Jessica Gelter on Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hannah Grimes Center in Keene. “Artists’ stories engage people,” says Gelter. “Artists do something unique. They … 0

Antrim: Cell tower variance under review

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

ANTRIM — The town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment will assess a request for a special exception and variance for a cell tower on Pierce Lake Road by Industrial Tower and Wireless. The cell tower applicant is asking for … 0

Rindge: Planners seek input on Master Plan

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

RINDGE — The Planning Board discussed updating the town’s Master Plan at Tuesday’s board meeting, setting a tentative date for a public input session to discuss the plan with residents. Interim Planning Director Kirk Stenersen told the Planning … 0

Peterborough: Public to vote on downtown rezoning

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A four-apartment complex on Grove Street will no longer comply with Peterborough’s zoning ordinance if its owner, Cara Hills, LLC, sells about half of the 44 and 46 Grove St. parcel to the town for a … 0

ConVal: MacDowell Glass Artist Presents Work to Chem and Art Students

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MacDowell Colony Fellow Alexander Rosenberg met with approximately 50 ConVal Regional High School students from Moira Milne’s honors chemistry class, Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne’s ceramics class, and Ben Putnam’s art classes in the Lucy Hurlin Theater on March 11. Rosenberg, … 0

Manchester: Social media workshop set

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media will lead a workshop, “Social Media for Business,” at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications in Manchester on Friday. The day-long workshop will explore using social media as a tool for businesses or organizations. Halvorson will walk participants through creating and … 0

Rindge/Keene: Financial advisor Houle moves offices

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Josh Houle opened his new office at 108 Main St. in downtown Keene this month. Houle’s office was previously located in Rindge, where he worked with hundreds of area residents. He will continue to … 0

KEENE: Arts networking workshop

Friday, March 6, 2015

The New England Foundation for the Arts in Boston will showcase dozens of creative economy projects from throughout New England as part of its fourth Creative Communities Exchange in Keene, on June 2 and 3. This major regional event is being produced with local host Arts Alive. Registration … 0

Keene: Interim program director

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, joins Monadnock United Way as interim program director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative. Droppa was hired for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, … 0

Peterborough: Dara’s Pet grooming academy starts up

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dara’s Paw Spaw in Peterborough is now a holistic pet grooming academy. The Whole Pet Grooming Academy is recognized by the state of New Hampshire as a secondary career school. Dara Forleo and Katie Heikkila collectively have more … 0