Peterborough: Agritourism amendments on the table

Monday, January 26, 2015

After neighbors contested a farm’s application to hold agritourism events, including weddings and farm-to-table meals, the town has drafted an amendment to the Agricultural Ordinance, hoping it better serves farmers and their neighbors. “The most important thing it is doing is being clearer about what uses are permitted, and the ability of the Planning Board to protect people being affected … 0

Legislating change: How to grow the economy

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to grow the economy? That’s the question on many people’s minds, including our representatives in Concord. Both N.H. House and Senate Republicans are proposing … 0

Keene: Arts Alive plans forum for businesses

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Arts Alive will host a “Forum on the Creative Workforce,” facilitated by Maureen Curtiss of The Timken Company, on Feb. 11 at the Hannah Grimes … 0

Peterborough: Library looks ahead to bridgework

Friday, December 26, 2014

With the rebuilding of the Main Street Bridge originally scheduled to start in spring 2016, the Town Library was preparing to temporarily relocate to a location downtown. But now that construction on the bridge has been pushed back at least a year, Library Trustees and the director are … 0

Peterborough: Scenic roads soon site of tree trim

Monday, December 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Public Service of New Hampshire is planning on tree-trimming in Peterborough — removing at least eight decaying or dying trees early next year. This work is part of PSNH’s tree-trimming cycle, which hits Peterborough every four … 0

PSNH plans to raise rates by 7 percent come Jan. 1

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s note: This story was published in the Concord Monitor on Dec. 16. Public Service of New Hampshire plans to raise electric rates by 7 percent this winter, a moderate increase compared with hikes as high as 40 … 0

New Ipswich: Residents buy their housing park

Friday, December 19, 2014

Residents of Vaillancourt Mobile Home Park closed recently on the purchase of their 51-unit park, making it New Hampshire’s 110th resident-owned manufactured-home community. Using training and technical assistance from the N.H. Community Loan Fund’s ROC-NH program, the homeowners … 0

Peterborough: Kingsbury joins Monadnock Center

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture is pleased to announce the election of Bryanne Kingsbury to its Board of Directors. Kingsbury attended the University of San Francisco, where she graduated with a degree in international studies with … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She said these milestones could include graduating from high school and college, marriage, and … 0

Peterborough: EMS cuts 41 jobs

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Eastern Mountain Sports will be eliminating 41 jobs from its Peterborough office, and will be relocating other positions to its corporate headquarters in Connecticut, according to a letter sent to Peterborough town officials. But, the Peterborough retail store, call center and customer service center will remain … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several … 0

Made In N. H. Expo seeks exhibitors

Friday, December 5, 2014

The 2015 Made In NH Expo will spotlight New Hampshire-made products. In its 20th year, this year’s “Try It & Buy It” Expo will be held April 17, 18 and 19 in Manchester at The Radisson Hotel in downtown Manchester. Exhibitors showcase thousands of items from fine woodworking, … 0

Peterborough: Audiology department moves

Friday, December 12, 2014

Crotched Mountain’s audiology department relocated its Peterborough office on Dec. 12, from the Bond Wellness Center at Monadnock Community Hospital to the offices of Bard Chiropractic Practice located on Route 202 North, across from the South Meadow School. … 0