Business

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you can know your farmer,” said Estabrook. “I love that.” So, though she made her living for the past decade teaching dancing on … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Bernard Hampsey joins JR Rotary

Monday, May 18, 2015

The newest member of the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club is Bernard Hampsey Jr. Hampsey married Jean Letourneau of Jaffrey in 1960. They moved to Jaffrey in … 0

Hancock: Leader sought for Association for Blind

Friday, April 24, 2015

The New Hampshire Association for the Blind, established in 1912 in Hancock, will be opening a search for a new president and CEO, after George Theriault announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015. Theriault has worked for the association, now based in Concord, for nearly … 0

Peterborough: Showcasing partners and participants

Friday, May 1, 2015

The annual Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Education Breakfast will be held Wednesday at the Monadnock Country Club. Sponsored by New Hampshire Ball Bearings, the event will be an opportunity to learn about a new initiative for a joint manufacturing class to be held at both NHBB and … 0

Tax relief available

Friday, May 1, 2015

Low- and moderate-income homeowners may receive state education property tax relief by applying no later than June 30. Application forms, Form DP-8, are available on the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration’s website at www.revenue.nh.gov. They are also available at most local municipal offices and through many New Hampshire … 0

Arts in Health grants available

Friday, May 1, 2015

The N.H. State Council on the Arts will be accepting Arts in Health project grant applications through May 22. Not-for-profit health care facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs of the elderly are encouraged to apply. At the same time, qualified artists interested in working at health care … 0

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Friday, May 1, 2015

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Peterborough: Court upholds farming events

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Neighbors of Four Winds Farm dropped a lawsuit last month which sought to prevent the farm from holding agritourism events, after a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the farm and town in a summary judgment. Judge Diane Nicolosi of the Hillsborough Superior Court Northern … 0

Peterborough: Voters to have say on agritourism

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A proposed zoning amendment on the May 12 ballot cements an application process for farmers to supplement their incomes by hosting weddings, farm-to-table meals, bed-and-breakfasts and other agritourism. The amendment states its intent is also to protect neighbors from these activities becoming a nuisance. The amendment … 0

International Markets: Navigating the world of commerce overseas

Monday, April 27, 2015

Though he lives in Peterborough, Eric Blackmer spends a fair bit of time talking to people in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, working with far-off distributors to get his company’s high-definition microphones to markets around the … 0

Jaffrey: Trust $2K for meetinghouse updates

Friday, April 24, 2015

Funding in the amount of $2,000 for the Langdon Heritage Commission has recently been provided by the Jaffrey-based Terra Nova Trust of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. These funds will go toward bringing the first floor of the 1803 Langdon Meetinghouse into compliance with fire codes and the … 0

Peterborough: MCH ranks in top rural hospitals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Monadnock Community Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. “Monadnock Community Hospital is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Cynthia McGuire, CEO and president. “At the … 0