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PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract 115,000 dekatherms per day of capacity on the proposed Tennessee Gas pipeline. … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his … 0

Keene: Health Monadnock holds team-building workshop

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Healthy Monadnock 2020 will hold a team-based learning and skill practice workshop, “Amplifying Your Community Engagement Strategies for Health” on July 29, from 8:30 a.m. … 0

Peterborough: Seeking high-speed Internet

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Is high-speed Internet a necessity like roads or water and sewer systems? Officials want to convince the N.H. Legislature it is, as a means of bringing faster connectivity to the region. Rep. Peter Leishman, with support of Peterborough … 0

Peterborough: Export-Import Bank loss could hurt NHBB

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — New Hampshire Ball Bearings — the town’s largest employer — is now hiring machinists and engineers as it prepares for an expansion in its commercial aviation sales. But NHBB, which has 680 employees, will be forced … 0

Keene: National Endowment for the Arts visit

Friday, May 22, 2015

Richard Smith, a Grammy Award nominee who recently relocated to the Keene area, will be one of the new teachers in this summer’s program in MoCo Arts’s Creative Arts at Keene program, known as C.A.K.E. Smith, a music producer and vocal teacher, will music direct a production of … 0

Peterborough: Supporting education

Friday, May 29, 2015

Dara Forleo, center, receives the Greater Peterborough Chamber’s Business/Education Partner of the Year Award at a May 6 ceremony. Former student, Bryanna Lindsey, left, and current student, Eilis Calnan spoke about their positive internship experiences at Dara’s Paw … 0

Keene: New hire for area initiative for children

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Board of Directors of Impact Monadnock has named Marjorie Droppa, PhD, project director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock region. Dr. Droppa had been acting as interim Project Director … 0

Peterborough: Yankee president, CEO to give talk

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast Wednesday at the Monadnock Country Club from 7:30 to 9 a.m., featuring Jamie Trowbridge of Yankee Magazine. The topic is “The Branding of the Monadnock Region.” Trowbridge, a Peterborough resident, is president of Yankee Publishing Incorporated. As president/CEO … 0

Peterborough: Job Seeker Meetup at The River Center

Friday, May 29, 2015

Job seekers are invited to a weekly discussion designed to provide support, information, new ideas, and resources to those coping with unemployment, or underemployment. Topics addressed in group are based on input from group members. Common topics will include: networking, interviewing, effective communication, generating job leads, and other … 0

Monday, June 1, 2015

National Endowment for the Arts Chair Jane Chu will visit arts organizations in Nashua and Peterborough today, and speak at New England Foundation for the Arts’ Creative Communities Exchange in Keene on Wednesday. Chu will visit two frequent recipients of NEA support in Peterborough: MacDowell Colony and Monadnock … 0

Dublin: Yankee Publishing to install solar array

Monday, May 25, 2015

Yankee Publishing is working to install a 100-kilowatt solar array by the end of the year, to satisfy their electricity needs, with the help of a $75,000 grant. The project will make the company more green in more ways than one — Yankee Publishing will also see a … 0

Greenfield: Infection control nurse hired

Friday, May 8, 2015

Melissa Merwede, MS, RN-BC, CNE, recently joined Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital staff as an infection control nurse. Merwede previously served as clinical nurse, neuroscience, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to her role as a clinical nurse, Merwede was a registered nurse in the … 0