Business

Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar closes, temporarily

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scott-Farrar Home — a nursing home that has served the Peterborough area for more than 100 years — is closing in 40 days for financial … 0

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. … 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

Peterborough: Agritourism amendments on the table

Monday, January 26, 2015

After neighbors contested a farm’s application to hold agritourism events, including weddings and farm-to-table meals, the town has drafted an amendment to the Agricultural Ordinance, hoping it better serves farmers and their neighbors. “The most important thing it is doing is being clearer about what uses are permitted, … 0

Legislating change: How to grow the economy

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to grow the economy? That’s the question on many people’s minds, including our representatives in Concord. Both N.H. House and Senate Republicans are proposing that business taxes be cut. Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) is among those sponsoring … 0

Keene: Arts Alive plans forum for businesses

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Arts Alive will host a “Forum on the Creative Workforce,” facilitated by Maureen Curtiss of The Timken Company, on Feb. 11 at the Hannah Grimes Center in downtown Keene from 3 to 5 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Monadnock Small Business Journal, will be a roundtable discussion … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this … 0

Keene: United Way nears its goal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Monadnock United Way fundraising campaign is now at $1,755,960, or 83 percent of the goal, according to a report given by a Jan. 21 meeting by campaign chair John Round. While the amount is an increase of $81,289 over what was reported two weeks earlier, $350,274 still … 0

Peterborough: Free tax preparation being offered

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is currently offering its seventh annual free tax preparation program. Appointments can be made for Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 15. The program provides free tax preparation by volunteer IRS-certified preparers. In 2014 more than 700 returns were completed, resulting in $1 million in refunds. … 0

Peterborough: Grant writing workshop at The River Center

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is looking for a few detail-orientated people to join a four-week “Grant Writing Mentoring Circle.” Participants will gain experience in researching, writing and proofing grant applications. Completed applications will be submitted on behalf of The River Center. The program will run on Thursdays, starting this … 0

Peterborough: Business recruiter to speak at Chamber

Friday, January 23, 2015

Michael Bergeron, a business development manager for the N.H. Dept. of Resources and Economic Development, will be the speaker at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast on Feb. 4. Bergeron manages out-of-state business recruitment, working to assist businesses considering relocation or expansion to the Granite State. He … 0