Peterborough: Community kitchen completed

Thursday, February 19, 2015

TCD Construction, Inc. (formerly Torphy Construction) congratulated the town of Peterborough on the recently completed Peterborough Community Center kitchen in a press release last week. TCD worked closely with town officials on the design/build renovation project to convert an existing storage space into an up-to-date commercial grade kitchen, which will serve the local community in a variety of ways for … 0

Fitchburg, Massachusetts: Applewild School names new leader

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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Peterborough: Monadnock Music names new trustees

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Monadnock Music’s Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its annual meeting. New trustee Jeffrey Fuller of Peterborough,is the Director of Development and Community … 0

Peterborough /Sharon: Charitable Foundation names advisory team

Friday, February 6, 2015

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has appointed Gina Goff of Sharon and Audrey White of Peterborough to its Monadnock region advisory board. The foundation’s eight regional advisory boards are comprised of local residents who provide guidance and counsel to staff and the board of directors on local and … 0

Coping with rising costs

Monday, February 2, 2015

The rising cost of health insurance premiums is impacting small business owners like Kelly Bergeron, who says if not for that her employees might see higher raises. But the Affordable Care Act may provide an avenue for lower … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural amendment draws farmers’ concern

Monday, February 2, 2015

Farmers weighed in Wednesday on a draft of amendments to Peterborough’s Agricultural Ordinance, which, if approved by voters, would allow farmers to hold agritourism events to supplement their income. Although the crowd at Wednesday’s public hearing at the … 0

Money Matters: Speaking of taxes: Tips for 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

So, here we are in February of 2015 — the time when thoughts reluctantly turn towards income tax returns, and tasks so dreaded that they cause high anxiety. Fortunately, this does not apply to everyone. Some percentage of … 0

Jaffrey: People’s United is Business of Year

Monday, February 2, 2015

People’s United Bank has been selected as the Jaffrey Chamber’s 2014 Business of the Year. Founded in 1842, People’s United Bank is a community-based, regional bank, offering commercial and retail banking and wealth management services. Its over 5,000 employees work in a network of over 400 retail locations … 0

Region: Planning Commission studies future trends

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Southwest Region Planning Commission has recently completed and adopted, “Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire.” The document, which is advisory in nature, is intended to serve as a resource for the region’s 34 communities as well as organizations, institutions, and other entities with an … 0

Historic barn tax incentive use is growing

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Eighty-eight towns and cities in New Hampshire are now using the state’s tax incentive program to encourage historic barn preservation. According to data collected by the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration, by the close of 2014, 480 historic structures were enrolled in the program. RSA 79D authorizes towns … 0

Peterborough: FPU’s Doherty joins Kettering Foundation

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Joni Doherty will join the Kettering Foundation as a program officer, effective February 16. Doherty comes to the Kettering Foundation from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, where she heads the New England Center for Civic Life. She has been director of the center since 2003 and was its … 0

Peterborough: ML

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Brittany Jones of Greenfield, NH and a junior at Keene State College studying nutrition, recently created a worthwhile product for the Peterborough Food Pantry. During her winter break, she interviewed volunteers at the Pantry to identify a nutrition … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society names interim leader

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Board of Directors of Monadnock Humane Society invites the community to a “Meet and Greet” open house to introduce everyone to the new transition leader, Joseph Olsen. Olsen was hired by the board in December to lead the organization to the next level. The event will be … 0