Keene: United Way gives awards to donors

Friday, April 3, 2015

Monadnock United Way announced several award winners at its annual campaign recognition event at the Keene Country Club on March 26. John Round, the 2014-2015 general campaign chair, thanked the hundreds of volunteers, businesses, organizations, and donors who were involved this year’s campaign. Through individual and corporate contributions, the campaign has raised nearly $2 million, or 94 percent of its … 0

Business: Municipal building projects see spring upswing

Monday, April 20, 2015

Spring is the season for sunshine, flowers and, by the looks of things, commercial construction. Monadnock Community Hospital has begun a $1.5 million project, and … 0

Hancock: Shumway joins hospital board

Friday, April 17, 2015

Kary Shumway of Hancock has been named to the Board of Trustees of Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation. Shumway is the chief financial officer for … 0

Peterborough: New location for European Esthetics

Thursday, April 2, 2015

European Esthetics will be relocating from Route 101 to Depot Square in the beginning of May. The skin and body spa will move into the space below Sarah’s Hat Boxes. In business since 1992, European Esthetics will continue to provide holistic skin and body care services, as well … 0

Peterborough: NH Ball Bearings names new president

Thursday, April 2, 2015

With the anticipated retirement of longtime president Gary Yomantas, New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc., has announced the promotion of Dan Lemieux to president of NHBB and head of the NHBB/myonic Business Unit within the Minebea Group of Companies. … 0

Wilton: Creating a destination

Monday, April 6, 2015

The task of filling empty spaces interspersed among long-standing businesses on Wilton’s Main Street may call for changes to be made — starting with how the town regulates its businesses. Joan Lemire, owner of Joan P. Lemire Real … 0

Jaffrey: Monadnock Conservancy speaker Wednesday

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ryan Owens, executive director for the Monadnock Conservancy, will speak at a Joint Chambers Breakfast of Jaffrey, Peterborough and Rindge Chamber members Wednesday, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at The Shattuck Golf Club. Owens will discuss board effectiveness from the perspective of management staff. It is his belief … 0

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 … 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 bank’s Leominster headquarters. She resides in New Ipswich. Collins lives her commitment to … 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 on Main Street. Jeff McLynch of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute will give the audience an overview of the state budget process … 0

Peterborough: New firm saves memories

Friday, March 27, 2015

Most people consider family memories as their most valuable asset, ranked above material objects, bank accounts and other financial holdings. Yet family memories — 16mm films, slides, Betamax and VHS video, cassette tapes etc. — tend to be stored in boxes. A new local company called SAVED, located … 0

Keene: Buy Local hires executive director

Friday, March 27, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local hired Jen Risley as its first executive director. Risley helped to start the organization with the Keene Downtown Group in 2009 and, up until 2015, served on Monadnock Buy Local’s Board of Directors. Most recently, Risley was marketing and membership manager at the Monadnock Food … 0

Bennington: Paper company enhances product

Friday, March 27, 2015

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., a family owned manufacturer that delivers specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, has announced enhancements to its Envi Card Stock, a renewable wood-fiber replacement for plastic gift and loyalty cards. In collaboration with Hazen Paper Company, the design of the Envi … 0