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Alex Pollard, Airbnb's youngest host, shows his mother, Laura Hoffman, their rental listing on the lodging website. Pollard and Hoffman rent their California cottage to guests from around the world.

Peterborough / Wilton: Airbnb launches 15-year-old’s career

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — When Alex Pollard was 12, he didn’t spend his weekends playing Little League baseball or having sleepovers. He hosted, in his beach-side home outside of San Francisco, guests who hailed from all over the world. “I have a different take on life and perspective of the world because of it,” said the 15-year-old Pollard, with a budding mustache, …

NEW IPSWICH: Collateral damage in pipeline war?

Monday, February 1, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Wendy Juchnevics-Freeman’s opinion on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is well-documented. Juchnevics-Freeman, who owns land abutting the route, has been involved …

Mason: Article would OK outside concerts

Monday, February 1, 2016

MASON — After the Zoning Board quashed the summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range earlier this year, a petition warrant article could bring the …

Peterborough / New Ipswich: Assoc. of Residential Care elects officers

Monday, January 18, 2016

The N.H. Association of Residential Care Homes elected new officers to lead the Board of Directors for 2016 earlier this month. The following officers were elected: Eldon Munson, president, representing Scott-Farrar of Peterborough. Munson is a resident of …

Jaffrey: ‘State of the Town’

Monday, January 18, 2016

At the Jaffrey Chamber Breakfast meeting last week, Dave Caron, Jaffrey’s town manager, spoke on the “State of the Town,” including updates on the town revaluation, capital budgeting, Jaffrey Town offices project, among other things. The meeting was …

Peterborough: Condo plan on Vine Street approved

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Eight new cottage-style condos will be built on Vine Street within walking distance to downtown. The Stabile Companies, a Nashua-developer, plans to start construction in February, after the Planning Board approved a conditional-use permit and an …

Money Matters: How to get ahead this year

Monday, January 4, 2016

First, I know what some of you are thinking as you read this. You are saying to yourself, “Hah! Getting ahead?!?!? We would be happy to just get even.” Yes, I understand. I believe that what follows will …

Business: Collaboration is key in 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016

Independent stylist Laurie McLean has a clear vision for getting ahead in 2016, but knows she won’t be going it alone. McLean, 24, has rented space at the Magic Mirror Salon on Main Street in Wilton since March …

New IPswich: Dollar General takes another stab

Monday, January 11, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Location, location, location — it may make all the difference in a second try by Dollar General to build a store in town. Developers for the chain were turned down in 2013 when they requested …

Dublin: Zoning changes nix wind farms

Monday, January 11, 2016

DUBLIN — Despite being supportive of alternative energy as a whole, many town officials and residents are still opposed to wind projects in town. The Dublin Planning Board met Thursday to discuss an alternative energy zoning ordinance, one …

Dublin: Audrey’s gets go-ahead to expand

Monday, January 11, 2016

DUBLIN — After nearly three months of meeting with town officials, the owners of Audrey’s Cafe are finally free to double the size of their restaurant. Owner Beau Gillespie met with the Planning Board on Thursday, seeking the …

Anti-pipeline group heads to court

Monday, January 11, 2016

An anti-pipeline group is appealing a recent decision by the Public Utilities Commission allowing gas distributor Liberty Utilities to use gas from the pipeline. Liberty Utilities, the largest natural gas distributor in New Hampshire, was approved by the PUC in October for a 20-year contract that would allow …

Legislative outlook: We need more great jobs, right here in NH

Monday, January 4, 2016

Since January of 2011, the focus of the nonpartisan House Business Caucus has been to promote job creation and expansion of the economic base through strong, responsible business growth and success. As founder and chair, I have led …