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

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, … 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 completed a $1 million renovation. Divine Mercy Parish is steamrolling a $2.3 million … 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 Clarke Distributors and g.housen and company. He is a licensed certified public accountant … 0

Jaffrey/Hancock: Social media workshops

Friday, April 17, 2015

Small business owners, sole proprietors and members of nonprofit organizations are invited to attend the last of the spring social media workshops offered by Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media. “I’m on LinkedIn, now what?” will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Jaffrey Chamber of … 0

Bennington: Paper Mill’s Fletcher honored

Friday, April 17, 2015

Joseph Fletcher of Monadnock Paper Mills in Bennington will be honored with an “Above and Beyond” award at the annual business meeting of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire. The meeting will be held on May 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center of … 0

Peterborough: Pure Flow sold, to remain in town

Friday, April 17, 2015

Pure Flow, Inc., a Peterborough-based ultrapure water purification company serving the medical, manufacturing, commercial and institutional sectors across the Northeast, has been acquired by East Range Partners of Cambridge, Mass. East Range principals Tyler Hogan and Michael Donovan … 0

Peterborough: Home builder pulls application

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Zoning Board of Adjustment failed twice to seat a full board, they managed to field one Wednesday. The home builder, however, pulled his application anyway. Thomas Rosswaag, owner of Native Construction LLC, had applied to build a cabana along the Contoocook River. Rosswaag, who … 0

Peterborough: Bank branch to close

Monday, April 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The People’s United Bank at the Route 202/101 intersection will close at the end of May, according to a letter the company mailed to customers April 10. “Obviously, this is a decision made by a multi-state business. It goes without saying that I’m disappointed in another … 0

ML: ‘Promoting the Monadnock experience’

Monday, April 13, 2015

Once the snow on Mount Monadnock’s trails melts and the mud dries, hundreds of thousands of hikers will scale one of the most climbed mountains in the world. But, Monadnock, whose Abenaki name translates to “mountain that stands … 0

Opportunity knocking

Monday, April 13, 2015

Business may not be booming across the Monadnock region, but several communities are working on efforts to stimulate their local economies and fill empty commercial space that has been sitting on the market. Small office space is a … 0