First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you can know your farmer,” said Estabrook. “I love that.” So, though she made her living for the past decade teaching dancing on … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Bernard Hampsey joins JR Rotary

Monday, May 18, 2015

The newest member of the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club is Bernard Hampsey Jr. Hampsey married Jean Letourneau of Jaffrey in 1960. They moved to Jaffrey in … 0

ZBA will continue discussion on cabana exception

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Editor’s note: A previous version misreported the ZBA lacked a quorum. They had a quorum, but lacked a full board. PETERBOROUGH — Unable to come up with a full board for the second straight time, the Zoning Board of Adjustment continued discussion of an application to build a … 0

Jaffrey: Theater build to happen this fall

Monday, April 6, 2015

JAFFREY — As its $5 million fundraising campaign nears completion, walls of the new Park Theatre are scheduled to be going up as soon as this fall. And the theater is expected to be operational by summer 2016. … 0

Jaffrey: Dog waste plagues town common

Monday, April 6, 2015

After numerous neighborhood complaints about the amount of dog excrement being left near the Jaffrey Town Common, a group of volunteers assembled to clean up the area, hoping that the effort will lead to more responsibility on the … 0

Peterborough: New location for European Esthetics

Thursday, April 2, 2015

European Esthetics will be relocating from Route 101 to Depot Square in the beginning of May. The skin and body spa will move into the space below Sarah’s Hat Boxes. In business since 1992, European Esthetics will continue to provide holistic skin and body care services, as well … 0

Peterborough: NH Ball Bearings names new president

Thursday, April 2, 2015

With the anticipated retirement of longtime president Gary Yomantas, New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc., has announced the promotion of Dan Lemieux to president of NHBB and head of the NHBB/myonic Business Unit within the Minebea Group of Companies. … 0

Wilton: Creating a destination

Monday, April 6, 2015

The task of filling empty spaces interspersed among long-standing businesses on Wilton’s Main Street may call for changes to be made — starting with how the town regulates its businesses. Joan Lemire, owner of Joan P. Lemire Real … 0

Jaffrey: Monadnock Conservancy speaker Wednesday

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ryan Owens, executive director for the Monadnock Conservancy, will speak at a Joint Chambers Breakfast of Jaffrey, Peterborough and Rindge Chamber members Wednesday, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at The Shattuck Golf Club. Owens will discuss board effectiveness from the perspective of management staff. It is his belief … 0

ML: Is sustainability worth the cost?

Monday, March 30, 2015

The N.H. House voted last month to return all proceeds from the regional cap-and-trade auction to utility customers, rebating the average customer about 16 cents each month. Yet, local and state officials say these savings are pennies compared … 0

New Ipswich: Collins gets firm’s top award

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fidelity Bank’s 2015 Mission Accomplished Award, the bank’s top annual employee honor, has been bestowed on Tracey Collins, retail project and reporting coordinator at the bank’s Leominster headquarters. She resides in New Ipswich. Collins lives her commitment to … 0

Antrim: Discussion of state budget

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Antrim Bennington Lions Club will be hosting an informational meeting on the state budget April 14 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street. Jeff McLynch of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute will give the audience an overview of the state budget process … 0