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Peterborough: NHBB projecting growth

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PETERBOROUGH ­-- New Hampshire Ball Bearings is projecting it can expand in the next five years, which is celebratory news after, not only the recession but also an explosion at the bearing manufacturer’s Peterborough factory in February that injured 22 employees, two seriously. Hans Baker, NHBB’s marketing coordinator, said Tuesday the company is projecting it can expand because of new … 0

Peterborough: ‘Shot in the arm’ for town economic development

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Several decades ago, an organization committed to Peterborough’s economic development attracted corporations with national footprints to the small southwestern New Hampshire town. George Sterling said … 0

Antrim: $12.5M Fred Fuller deal goes through

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Customers of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co. will not have to worry about staying warm this snowy weekend. Rymes Propane and Oil’s purchase of … 0

Hancock: Now on World Wide Web

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mrs. Russell’s Potatoes, handmade potato print greeting cards, has joined the World Wide Web at www.mrsrussellspotatoes.com. Melody Zahn Russell, artist and teacher from Hancock, alias “Mrs. Russell,” began carving potatoes and printing in 1986 to earn tuition for … 0

Hancock: Main Street Cheese launches Kickstarter

Friday, October 24, 2014

Main Street Cheese is launching a Kickstarter Campaign to make their work sustainable over the long haul. They are asking for the community’s support in their efforts. Main Street Cheese hopes to raise $38,000 in order to: 1. Finance a pasteurizer/cheesemaking vat; 2. finance a bulk tank to … 0

Keene/Peterborough: Benjamin Robinson is new artistic director

Friday, October 31, 2014

Benjamin Robinson has been named Raylynmor Opera’s new artistic director. Founded in 1995, Raylynmor serves the greater Monadnock Region of southwestern New Hampshire. Robinson, originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, is an alumnus of the artist development program at Kentucky Opera. His performing credits include a variety of roles … 0

JAFFREY/Peterborough: Women Who Care donate $4.6K to Quest

Friday, October 31, 2014

The local giving circle, 100+ Women Who Care Peterborough, held their final meeting of 2014 at The Shattuck Golf Club in Jaffrey. Six new members joined the organization, bringing the total membership to 92. Three local charities were nominated and chosen randomly during the meeting. The majority of … 0

PETERBOROUGH/KEENE: Two local CPA firms are merging

Friday, October 31, 2014

Marc A. Menard CPA, at 14 Grove St., Peterborough, recently merged with Oster & Wheeler, PC in Keene. Menard opened his firm in 1984. After three decades of working for himself, Menard said he’s pleased to join the … 0

Peterborough: Psychotherapist retires after 26 years

Friday, October 31, 2014

After providing psychotherapy and counseling services for the past 26 years as a founding partner of Peterborough Clinical Associates, Karen Shea Dufresne, MSW, will be retiring on Dec. 18. She first opened her psychotherapy office in December 1988 on Route 101 in Peterborough. In June 1992 PCA expanded … 0

Bennington: Lesch appointed to head global sales, marketing

Monday, November 3, 2014

Brendan Lesch has joined Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. as vice president of sales and marketing. Monadnock Paper Mills delivers high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets. In this role, Lesch will continue to raise awareness … 0

Jaffrey: New director named for Bible Conference

Monday, November 3, 2014

Roy Baldwin has been appointed director of Monadnock Bible Conference. Baldwin will assume his position with the camp and conference center at the beginning of December. He was chosen after an extensive nationwide search. As the director, Baldwin … 0

Wilton: Forum Wednesday on Master Plan

Monday, October 27, 2014

WILTON — As the town works to update its Master Plan, the Planning Board has turned a particular eye to what Select Board member Kermit Williams referred to as an oft-neglected portion of the document: the economic development chapter. Williams, who is the Select Board representative on the … 0

Keene: Kendall takes over staffing job at TPI

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Susan V. Kendall, CPC has been named director of administrative staffing and recruiting at TPI Staffing Group, headquartered in Keene. Kendall is a certified personnel consultant with more than 25 years of administrative personnel experience. Kendall was the founder and president of GFI Professional Staffing Services — originally … 0