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Alex Pollard, Airbnb's youngest host, shows his mother, Laura Hoffman, their rental listing on the lodging website. Pollard and Hoffman rent their California cottage to guests from around the world.

Peterborough / Wilton: Airbnb launches 15-year-old’s career

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — When Alex Pollard was 12, he didn’t spend his weekends playing Little League baseball or having sleepovers. He hosted, in his beach-side home outside of San Francisco, guests who hailed from all over the world. “I have a different take on life and perspective of the world because of it,” said the 15-year-old Pollard, with a budding mustache, …

NEW IPSWICH: Collateral damage in pipeline war?

Monday, February 1, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Wendy Juchnevics-Freeman’s opinion on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is well-documented. Juchnevics-Freeman, who owns land abutting the route, has been involved …

Mason: Article would OK outside concerts

Monday, February 1, 2016

MASON — After the Zoning Board quashed the summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range earlier this year, a petition warrant article could bring the …

Outlook: What’s new in human resources for 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Although presidential election years always seem to generate different dynamics for businesses, here are some issues that businesses need to pay attention to in 2016: Labor shortage I have predicted for several years that businesses will have a …

Viewpoint: The benefits of chamber of commerce membership

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Since I moved from Boston in 1999, one of the things I have enjoyed the most about living in this area — besides running a business — has been serving on the board of the Jaffrey Chamber of …

OUTLook: Wonderful opportunities for homebuyers

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Statewide, New Hampshire has seen a much improved real estate market for 2015. According to the N.H. Association of Realtors, the year-end median price will have gone from $227,500 in 2014 to $239,000 in 2015, which is a …

Soughegan Valley: Chamber to hold orientation breakfast

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce invites business owners and managers to an orientation breakfast on Jan. 21 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the SVCC office, 69 Route 101A, Amherst. The chamber serves the towns of Amherst, Brookline, Greenville, Hollis, Lyndeborough, Mason, Milford, Mont Vernon, New Ipswich, …

Jaffrey: Chamber breakfast at Sunflowers

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Jaffrey Town Manager Dave Caron will discuss the state of the town at the January Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast on Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Caron will cover items such as the revaluation, capital budgeting and the Jaffrey town offices project. The breakfast will be held at …

Peterborough: Procedures key for business owners

Monday, January 11, 2016

If you ask business coach George Sterling, of Peterborough, his advice for how companies can thrive in 2016, he’ll start with passion. “You need to pick something you’re passionate about,” he said in an interview last week. “Entrepreneurship …

Dublin: What about health insurance?

Monday, January 11, 2016

As the deadline for open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace nears, Kenneth Woods, president of Dublin Health & Benefit Planning, walks us through the steps businesses should take in determining the best option for their firm. “Should …

Jaffrey: Chamber looking for award nominations

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for its 2015 Citizen of the Year Award. This award recognizes an individual for his or her outstanding leadership and performance in various sectors of community service. One does not need to be a chamber member to nominate or …

Dublin: Two take on board at Autism Institute

Thursday, January 7, 2016

At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the Autism Research Institute, Paul Hardy, M.D., of Dublin, was elected chairman of the board and Christopher Flynn of Dublin was appointed to the board. Flynn will also serve as the institute’s treasurer. Flynn is a former senior …

Peterborough: RiverMead names sales manager

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Jennifer Coles, a resident of Sharon, has been promoted to the position of marketing and sales manager for RiverMead Retirement Community. Coles has been with RiverMead since 2005, working in roles of marketing assistant and retirement counselor. In …