Business

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: Buy Local’s new Board

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Four people have joined the Board of Directors for Monadnock Buy Local, an alliance of 151 locally owned and independent businesses in Southwestern New Hampshire working to strengthen the local economy. Christopher Brehme is an associate professor of Geography at Keene State College, where he directs the Keene … 0

Peterborough: Town is open for business

Monday, March 16, 2015

As larger companies have left Peterborough over the last two decades, many of their former offices have remained empty. And yet, Charles “Chub” Whitten of Peterborough’s Economic Development Authority and Michael Bergeron of the N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development don’t consider this a bad thing. Actually, … 0

Peterborough: Helping veterans get a start

Monday, March 9, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough was walking through the Veteran Affair’s regional office in Bedford, Massachusetts, a decade ago when he came across a poster for the Veteran Business Owner’s Initiative. Carpenter, who had just earned a master’s degree, … 0

Rindge: Firm offers cloud storage

Thursday, February 26, 2015

MonadCloud, LLC of Rindge is launching three business offerings, which all take advantage of cloud storage scalability and object-based storage clusters and bring cloud data storage capacity to smaller businesses. “You Can Have Your Own Cloud” is a design and build service that MonadCloud’s Tim Wessels said will … 0

Strike, bad weather spell losses for FairPoint

Monday, March 9, 2015

Editor’s note: This story appeared in the March 5 edition of the Concord Monitor. A four-month employee strike and terrible weather resulted in a tough fourth quarter for FairPoint Communications, according to the company’s annual earnings release. FairPoint, a leading communications provider in northern New England, lost $43.6 … 0

Jaffrey: Advanced Facebook for businesses

Friday, March 6, 2015

Small businesses and nonprofits are invited to learn how to manage their Facebook business pages efficiently and strategically to save time and gain more notice. Advanced Facebook for Business will run 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 17 at the offices of Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. Attendees need not … 0

Bennington: Monadnock Paper hires 2, promotes 1

Friday, March 6, 2015

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., a family owned manufacturer that delivers high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, announced that Paul Fedkenheuer and Mark Skahan have joined the company as Senior Technical Sales Managers. Further, Al Bobst, currently a Senior Technical Sales Representative, has been promoted … 0

Keene: Monadnock Food names new manager

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Monadnock Food Co-op promoted Peter Moore to grocery manager. Moore worked as the Co-op’s Perishable and Frozen Foods Buyer since April 2014. His prior retail experience includes working as Assistant Manager at Nature’s Green Grocer & Cafe Manager at Maggie’s Marketplace and over 20 years as product … 0

Keene: Hospitals strengthen ties

Friday, March 6, 2015

Cheshire Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are moving forward with plans to strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two institutions. Under the affiliation agreement, negotiated in February 2014, Cheshire will further align its governance, clinical, financial, and administrative activities with D-H. Subject to certain approval powers reserved to D-H, … 0

Jaffrey: TEAM Jaffrey welcomes new board members

Friday, March 6, 2015

TEAM Jaffrey is pleased to announce the recent addition of Joe Bills and Cheryl Simmons to their Board of Directors. Joe Bills is the Associate Editor of Yankee Magazine and the co-owner, with his brother Fred, of Escape … 0