Business

Keene: April 24 forum teaches first steps to starting a business

Friday, April 4, 2014

Labor Department research finds that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture in the next five to 10 years. And an AARP New Hampshire survey of those 50 and older shows that work plans at traditional retirement age are changing and only 13% plan to retire … 0

Keene: Cameron Tease Joins Monadnock United Way

Friday, April 11, 2014

Cameron Tease comes to Monadnock United Way as director of resource development, with a history as a business professional and community volunteer with diverse management … 0

Keene: Hannah Grimes plays role in MONIFF success

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship is home to the administrative offices of the Monadnock International Film Festival. MONIFF is one of four non-profits currently … 0

Francestown: Board puts off electing chair

Monday, March 24, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — The Planning Board attempted to elect a new chair at its meeting last Tuesday, but after a tie vote and lively discussion, the vote was postponed and a board member walked out. Two people were nominated for Planning Board chair: Linda Kunhardt, the current chair — … 0

Peterborough: Making it big

Monday, March 17, 2014

Microspec — a company that specializes in designing and creating customized medical tubing — threw a party on March 13. There was a lot to celebrate. Microspec has been in business in Peterborough for 25 years. During that … 0

Keene: Buy Local launches membership drive

Friday, March 21, 2014

Monadnock Buy Local is calling on all locally owned businesses and organizations to join and support its mission to strengthen the local economy of the Monadnock Region.  This year’s goal is to recruit 200 members from 30 towns by May 1. Last year, membership reached 131 members from … 0

Jaffrey: Social media spring training in April

Friday, March 21, 2014

Social media training series Series coming to Jaffrey in April! Presented by Christine Halvorson, Halvorson New Media Social Media Spring Training is a 3-part series of workshops designed to help small business owners and nonprofits get started using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and video marketing. The series runs over … 0

Antrim: Worker on last days at Frameworks

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

ANTRIM — A former Frameworks employee says the High Street inspector of automotive lighting is down to about three employees, with the rest having retired or found other work, since the company is expected to close April 30. But Frameworks officials have yet to confirm the report. Frameworks … 0

Keene: Monadnock Score to present seminars

Monday, March 17, 2014

Monadnock Score, with major support from TD Bank, is pleased to announce a pair of seminars aimed at building and enhancing small businesses through the use of social media. They will be presented in Keene on March 18 and 25, both at 6 p.m. at the MacMillin building, … 0

Keene: Land trust group adds Gambrel to team

Monday, March 17, 2014

Stacy C. Gambrel joins the Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, as a conservation project manager this month. Alongside land protection director Anne McBride, Gambrel brings the organization’s land protection department back to full capacity. … 0

Peterborough: Planners vote no on petition

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters in May will see two zoning amendments on the ballot that will appear almost identical. Both will call for what’s known as an Innovative Subdivision Design approach to be used when planning development on lots of more than 10 acres in the Rural District. They … 0

Peterborough: Plaza to get a new sign

Monday, March 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Monadnock Community Plaza on Route 202 South will be getting a new sign, after the Zoning Board of Adjustment last week approved a request from the plaza’s new owners to replace the existing non-conforming sign … 0

Peterborough: Route 101 condo project gets first look

Monday, March 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Developer Jack Belletete, who is looking to build 30 condominium units on a seven-acre lot off Route 101 near Lobacki Drive, gave Planning Board members a first look at his proposal at an informal design review … 1