Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan to build 10 condos in the barn … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural ordinance revision nears end of road

Monday, February 23, 2015

Town officials spent much of the fall and winter drafting improvements to Peterborough’s agricultural ordinance, which the Planning Board said failed to protect the interests … 0

PEterborough/Jaffrey: Construction biz shows life

Monday, February 23, 2015

Construction is one area that is slow to come out of the recession, as expensive building projects are put off until more economically healthy times. … 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

Walpole: Monadnock Menus annual meeting

Friday, January 23, 2015

Monadnock Menus, a program launched by the Cheshire County Conservation District to provide schools and other institutions throughout Cheshire County and the western Monadnock Region with easy access to local foods, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Historical Society of Cheshire County … 0

Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, … 0

Peterborough: New site proposed for parking

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Because building a parking lot behind the GAR Hall is proving to be too challenging and costly, Peterborough will be asking voters to OK shifting it further south on Grove Street. At Town Meeting, the public approved using … 0

TempLe: Planners drop manure amendment

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A large turnout at a public hearing on zoning amendments in Temple, with nearly 100 residents protesting a new amendment that would require further setbacks for farm animals, had the Planning Board rethinking their stance on both amendment. The Planning Board originally proposed two zoning amendments for the … 0

Keene: CPA firms collaborating

Friday, January 9, 2015

Two Keene-based CPA firms have announced the formation of a collaborative effort to better serve their mutual clients. Oster & Wheeler, P.C. and Thomas S. Bates, CPA. P.C. have formed a joint effort to provide the combined services of both firms to new and existing clients. Oster & … 0

Francestown: Golf course designer honored

Monday, January 12, 2015

Mary Armstrong of Armstrong Golf Architects, formerly of Francestown, has been recognized as a “Top 20 Sustainable Golf Course Design Practitioner” by the internationally recognized Green Planet Architects. In an email to Armstrong, Roy E. den Hoed, president of Green Planet Architects wrote that the award is given … 0

Francestown: Kitchen space for food entrepreneurs

Monday, January 19, 2015

Francestown Village Foods has come a long way from its time creating dishes made with local meat and produce on the second floor of the Francestown Village Store. For a year now, the business has been settled into … 0