Peterborough: Reporter, advertising staff join Ledger-Transcript

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Three newcomers have joined the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript in recent months. Alyssa Berry and Mike Trombley have joined the newspaper’s ad sales staff team. Stepping in to take on Peterborough reporting is Benji Rosen. Rosen, who lives in Peterborough, graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2013, where he earned his degree in English with a concentration … 0

Peterborough: Shaw’s hackers failed, store says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Shaw’s Supermarket announced Friday they discovered computer hackers recently tried to steal customers’ credit and debit card information in New Hampshire and four other New … 0

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered … 0

Dublin: State says no pesticide violations at the golf club

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

After being the subject of an informal review by the Division of Pesticide Control in the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, the Dublin Golf Club has been cleared. Department officials say no violations in the use of pesticides have been found. Pesticide inspectors and David Rousseau, director of … 0

Peterborough/Sharon: School merger possible

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Southern New Hampshire University and the New Hampshire Institute of Art have opened preliminary talks about a possible merger, a step that could have implications for the Sharon Arts Center, which itself merged with the Manchester-based NHIA back in 2012. According to a memo that SNHU President Paul … 0

Jaffrey/peterborough: What makes a good leader?

Monday, June 23, 2014

When Val Zanchuk bought the metal parts manufacturing business Graphicast in Jaffrey 13 years ago, making parts wasn’t his specialty. But he’d had plenty of experience in running a business and leading people in a much bigger company. … 0

Jaffrey: Volunteer help wanted: Swap Shop coordinator

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce oversees the operation of the Swap Shop, located at the Recycling Center, and ensures that volunteers are available to staff the shop during open hours. The Swap Shop allows Jaffrey residents a place to bring unwanted items for the taking by those who … 0

Jaffrey: Antique appraisal event set for July 19

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Melamine Cup — Mid Century Modern & More in Jaffrey will host its 2nd Annual Antique Appraisal Day on July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. John Bruno from the PBS television show Market Warriors will be the guest appraiser on site for the day. Bruno is … 0

Taking heart in community

Monday, June 16, 2014

When you think of nonprofits, the words caring, concern, fundraising and volunteers come to mind. They may not all have big budgets, but nonprofits make up a significant portion of our economy, employing, supporting, and caring for people, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill takes on online fundraising

Friday, June 13, 2014

Apple Hill has signed on to an innovative fundraising program. It’s called Amazon Smile and enables Amazon shoppers to designate Apple Hill as the nonprofit organization to receive ½ percent of every purchase they make. To enroll, see “It’s an easy way to help Apple Hill fulfill … 0

Keene: Free workshop on workplace violence

Friday, June 13, 2014

Blue-U Corporate Defense will be conducting a free Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Workshop on July 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Samson Manufacturing located at 4 Forge St. in Keene. The workshop is being offered to corporate executives, school administrators, director-level security professionals and others responsible for decision-making … 0

Peterborough: Peterson is Distinguished Professor at Plymouth

Friday, June 13, 2014

Professor of English Meg Petersen has been named the Stevens-Bristow Distinguished Professor at Plymouth State University. Alumni Wallace R. Stevens and Meredith Bristow Stevens, class of 1962, established the endowed professorship in 2007 to celebrate and recognize extraordinary … 0

New Ipswich: ‘Welcome to Granite Valley’

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Matthew Guruge and Tyler Hurst of New Ipswich are small town, childhood friends with big dreams. Although they just graduated from college, the 22-year-old business partners aren’t new to the working world. Guruge, who sees himself as the … 0