Business

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 … 0

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works … 0

Keene/Dublin/Peterborough: Monadnock Conservancy welcomes new trustees

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, has welcomed three new members to its board of trustees at its September board meeting. The Conservancy announced their appointments at its annual event on Aug. 23: Betsey Harris of Peterborough, Monica Lehner of Greenfield and Peggy Pschirrer … 0

Peterborough: Heated debate on farm permit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After neighbors of the farm voiced concerns at a public meeting Monday, the Planning Board elected to put off ruling on a permit that, if granted, would allow Four Winds Farm to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, … 0

Peterborough: They’re living a dream

Monday, September 15, 2014

Growing up everyone has an ideal job in mind. Of course, things change as we mature, and our career dreams are no exception. “Do what you like and like what you do” is the advice people often give … 0

Peterborough: Master plan survey in works

Monday, September 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee will be enlisting the public to help shape the town’s future by provide the committee with feedback about how the “vision” chapter of the town’s plan should read. In the near future, the committee will be releasing a survey to “stakeholders” … 0

Rindge: Energy company offers online access

Monday, September 15, 2014

Allen & Mathewson Energy Corp., one of the Monadnock region’s energy suppliers for propane gas and heating oil, now offers online account management for their customers. Customers can access, manage and pay bills online through the new Allen & Mathewson website at www.allenmathewsonenergy.com. “We are very excited to … 0

Keene: Seminar on starting a business, today

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today at TD Bank, 122 West St., Keene. The seminar, which will begin at 6 and end by 9 p.m., is designed for anyone who is thinking about or actually starting a business as well … 0

Jaffrey: Teixeira joins real estate staff

Monday, September 15, 2014

Debbie Teixeira has joined HKS Associates, Inc.’s staff of Realtors. Teixeira and her husband, Paul, settled in Rindge nearly 30 years ago. Teixeira worked for many years in the printing business as office manager for a local manufacturer … 0

Jaffrey: Social media workshops on offer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Small business owners and nonprofits are invited to attend two workshops on social media marketing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29 at the offices of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Main Street. The workshops are designed to be hands-on and practical, giving participants a … 0

Peterborough: Farmland now eligible for alternative uses

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board adopted a process that will allow local farms to use their land for alternative uses, such as weddings, farm dinners and educational purposes. In an interview Wednesday, Planning Board Chair Ivy Vann said … 0