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, and the ability of the Planning Board to protect people being affected … 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 … 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 … 0

Rindge: Bergeron honored as business leader

Friday, January 2, 2015

The Rindge Chamber of Commerce has announced that Kelly Bergeron has been selected as its 2014 Business Leader of the Year. Each year the honor is awarded to an individual who has shown outstanding success in business or … 0

Keene: Nurses earn clinical reviewers certification

Friday, January 2, 2015

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene has announced that Sara Lyon, RN, and Allison Davidson, RN, have received certification as surgical clinical reviewers through the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Successful completion of the certification exam … 0

COncord: Forum to focus on state budget

Friday, January 2, 2015

New Hampshire faces fiscal challenges as it enters the 2016-2017 budget debates and, according to the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute, policymakers will need to take a balanced approach in providing funding for services on which residents, visitors and businesses rely. To provide a forum for dialogue on … 0

Concord: Workshop for farmers offered

Friday, January 2, 2015

Planning to keep a farm in the family has become more difficult than ever, with issues such as estate-tax laws, business-transfer risk, and Social Security benefits vexing both younger and older generations. UNH Cooperative Extension and USDA Risk Management Agency will hold a workshop for farm families dealing … 0

Manchester: Conference to focus on diversity at work

Monday, January 5, 2015

Experts will discuss recruitment and retention in the age of immigration reform at a conference titled “Making Diversity Work in New Hampshire” on Jan. 13 at St. Anselm’s College in Manchester. Those attending will leave with information on … 0

Digital director: Media companies can adapt through metrics

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Editor’s note: This story was published in print in the Concord Monitor on Dec. 22; it’s been updated for this publication. Ernesto Burden was recently named vice president of digital operations for Newspapers of New England, the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: NHBB looking ahead to more growth

Monday, December 29, 2014

An explosion tore through the first floor New Hampshire Ball Bearing’s factory on Feb. 10. The N.H. Fire Marshal’s Office later concluded the blast was the result of nitric acid mixing with an acidic waste mixture. Twenty-two employees … 0

Keene: Physician assistant joins Cheshire Medical

Friday, December 12, 2014

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene has welcomes Payson Ayer-Dufner, physician assistant, as a new member of its Orthopaedics Department. Ayer-Dufner completed a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science University in Boston, … 0

Peterborough: Home Healthcare names new CFO

Friday, December 26, 2014

Paul L Morgan has been named chief financial officer at Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. He will oversee the agency’s finance, information technology and facilities functions, which support agency services, include the visiting nurses and hospice for … 0

Peterborough: The art of journalism still alive

Friday, December 26, 2014

Before she was a resident at the MacDowell Colony, Petra Bartosiewicz didn’t consider herself an artist. The journalist from New York City was at the art colony in Peterborough in 2012 compiling her reporting on the domestic front … 0