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Peterborough: NHBB projecting growth

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PETERBOROUGH ­-- New Hampshire Ball Bearings is projecting it can expand in the next five years, which is celebratory news after, not only the recession but also an explosion at the bearing manufacturer’s Peterborough factory in February that injured 22 employees, two seriously. Hans Baker, NHBB’s marketing coordinator, said Tuesday the company is projecting it can expand because of new … 0

Peterborough: ‘Shot in the arm’ for town economic development

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Several decades ago, an organization committed to Peterborough’s economic development attracted corporations with national footprints to the small southwestern New Hampshire town. George Sterling said … 0

Antrim: $12.5M Fred Fuller deal goes through

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Customers of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co. will not have to worry about staying warm this snowy weekend. Rymes Propane and Oil’s purchase of … 0

Peterborough: Seminar on starting a business tonight

Monday, October 20, 2014

Gary Carpenter of Mind Whistle has organized a two hour business learning and networking opportunity called “Reclaim Your Life Through Business Enterprise.” Learn to seek out and use a local support network, discover hidden pitfalls and how to avoid them, ask questions to learn about franchise opportunities and … 0

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm … 0

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire field specialist, recently explained it was also the severe … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar project on hold

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Scott-Farrar Home’s building project — to expand the assisted living home’s facilities — is on hold after a change to federal regulations has frozen a majority of the project’s funding. Eldon Munson, a Scott Farrar trustee who … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society to buy Fairpoint land

Monday, October 20, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to finance and support the renovation of the Peterborough Town Library announced last Thursday they are completing the purchase of the back part of Fairpoint Communication’s property on Concord Street, next to … 0

Hancock: Tipping the scales

Monday, October 20, 2014

Peg McLeod, owner of Norway Hill Orchard in Hancock, was greeted with a gift one morning about two weeks ago. A worker picking apples earlier that morning put a larger than normal apple on top of a crate … 0

Peterborough: Peter L. Gosline employee education scholarships awarded

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Support from many contributors helped establish a scholarship program to honor the legacy of Peter Gosline, president and CEO of the Hospital from 1998 to 2014. This fall, Monadnock Community Hospital announced the first four recipients of the … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Greenfield: New trustees join Crotched board

Monday, October 20, 2014

Susan A. Reeves, of New London has been appointed to the Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors, after having served as a trustee since 2007. Crotched Mountain also welcomes two new trustees, Laura Clark and Jennifer Crowell, both … 0