Business

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 snaps of warm weather and cold weather and vice versa from the fall through the spring. “I don’t want to say there’s … 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 … 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 … 0

Peterborough: Where are we now?

Monday, September 8, 2014

With Peterborough Players, the Sharon Arts Center, the Mariposa Museum, and the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough is an arts hub in the Monadnock region. And with countless independently owned retail shops, like Steele’s Stationers, the Toadstool Bookshop and Joseph’s … 0

Peterborough: Web development firm hires tech support

Monday, September 8, 2014

CharlesWorks, a web development company, hired Steven Lotkowski of Keene in February 2014 to handle technical support. Lotkowski holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science from Keene State College. He specializes in hardware and server maintenance, software maintenance and technical support for staff and clients. CharlesWorks … 0

Jaffrey: Bric A Brac Upcycle Emporium opens in downtown storefront

Monday, September 8, 2014

Bric A Brac Upcycle Emporium is officially open for business at 23 Main St. in downtown Jaffrey. Jeannie Hopkins, owner and self-professed “upcycle” artist, has filled the 1,100-square-foot retail and workshop space with a variety of items she … 0

Rindge: Board OKs waivers for apartment construction

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

RINDGE — During its Tuesday meeting, the Planning Board agreed to allow the construction of 16 two-bedroom apartments on Route 119. The board waived the town’s construction phasing ordinance, which would have required the project’s three buildings to … 0

Peterborough: Makerspace taking steps

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Monadnock Makers, a movement to start a makerspace in Peterborough, is that much closer to earning a $25,000 grant from The N.H. Charitable Foundation. NHCF accepted Monadnock Makers’ proposal to attend a “pitch camp” workshop to learn how to better pitch their ideas. NHCF selected only 30 applicants … 0

Peterborough: The outlook of downtowns

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced two weeks ago that total retail sales in July were 3.7 percent higher than July of last year, another indication the hangover of the recession is nearing an end. Retail owners in … 0

Bennington: Paper mill names new project manager

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer that delivers high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, announced that Dr. Peter Veverka has joined the company as Senior Product Manager in its R&D, Technical Services Department. A published scholar and author of several patents, Dr. Veverka’s … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; $321,400; Scott A. and Elaine M. Greenwood to Oshaughnessy Family Trust. 18 South Holt Hill Road; land and building; $106,000; Abigail M. Fuller … 0

Peterborough/Keene: Dexter named new HCS Hospice director

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Kate Dexter, RN, BSN has been named Director of Hospice at Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. She will be responsible for all aspects of care provided by Hospice at HCS. Dexter has been with HCS for twelve … 0

RINDGE: Market Basket part-timers still out of work

Monday, August 25, 2014

While a few of their counterparts have returned to Market Basket stores in Massachusetts, none of the part-time workers at the Rindge store have been called back to work, after talks about a possible sale of the company to ousted former President Arthur T. Demoulas broke down over … 0