Business

Mason: Lighting ordinance heads to TM ballot

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MASON — A new outdoor lighting ordinance will likely be on the ballot in March, after a draft was approved by the Planning Board on Wednesday. The ordinance was first considered, along with ordinances regarding blasting and noise, when the prospect of a compressor station to move gas along a natural gas pipeline that is proposed to run through Mason …

Dublin: Board to discuss Yankee solar project

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Dublin’s Planning Board will discuss the approval of Yankee Publishing’s proposed solar project today at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. The Planning Board will …

Wilton: Rummage sale tradition expands to a regularly open thrift store

Monday, August 31, 2015

WILTON — A pair of kid’s athletic shorts, never worn, with the tag still advertising their original $24.99 price, is $1. A working microwave sits …

Peterborough: Town approves gas station plan, awaits Fed, state rulings

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board OK’d a corporation’s plans to demolish a 30-year-old gas station on Grove Street and build a more modern one. The board, however, won’t allow construction to start until state and federal agencies give …

Rindge: Town OKs Hemlock Avenue property sales

Monday, August 10, 2015

RINDGE — Two additional town-owned properties will be put back on the tax roll after the Planning Board approved a technical subdivision for two pieces of land located on Lake Contoocook. The town of Rindge has a verbal …

Peterborough: Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo

Monday, August 10, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After nearly 40 years, the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has redesigned its logo, replacing its black and white picture of its office on Wilton Road with a colored rendering of Mt. Monadnock and the Contoocook …

Dublin: Size of project a concern when creating solar ordinances

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Planning Board received mixed reactions from nine residents at a public hearing Thursday about creating a solar ordinance in town, with commercial projects drawing the most ire. Everyone who spoke at the meeting voiced a strong opinion about being in favor of solar and other alternative forms …

Jaffrey: What’s at risk in ‘big data’ debate?

Monday, August 10, 2015

JAFFREY — When Philipp Krüger asked his audience at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday whether they had used or been affected by “big data,” only a few raised their hands. “I think most of you probably have,” he …

Peterborough: Camera helps rowers, pilots

Monday, August 10, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As Melissa Thompson, a diehard rower, watched the Head of the Charles, she wondered about the rowers who bumped into each other. There had to be a way, she thought, to help them see what’s behind …

Business: NHBR seeks nominations for business excellence

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Hampshire Business Review is seeking nominations for its annual Business Excellence Awards. Nominate your own New Hampshire-based business or nonprofit, or other organization you think deserves recognition for its imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements. Since 2003, N.H. Business Review’s Business Excellence Awards have honored the best and …

Keene: Kuster calls work done at Grimes Center ‘important’

Monday, August 10, 2015

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement applauding the Hannah Grimes Center in Keene for winning the second annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, run by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation: “Manufacturers and small businesses are crucial to the Monadnock Region’s economy. That’s …

Jaffrey: How does data define us?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

JAFFREY — Posts to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Credit card purchases. Cellphone GPS signals. These are just three of the sources of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. And yet, how does all of this data affect us? Philipp Krüger will explore this and more …

Peterborough: Area a haven for woman-owned small business

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An assistant administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration reassured local businesswoman and other community leaders that they are not alone. The challenges they face, such as access to high-speed Internet and debt refinancing, are issues …