Business

Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar closes, temporarily

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scott-Farrar Home — a nursing home that has served the Peterborough area for more than 100 years — is closing in 40 days for financial … 0

Peterborough: Community kitchen completed

Thursday, February 19, 2015

TCD Construction, Inc. (formerly Torphy Construction) congratulated the town of Peterborough on the recently completed Peterborough Community Center kitchen in a press release last week. … 0

Walpole: Monadnock Menus annual meeting

Friday, January 23, 2015

Monadnock Menus, a program launched by the Cheshire County Conservation District to provide schools and other institutions throughout Cheshire County and the western Monadnock Region with easy access to local foods, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Historical Society of Cheshire County … 0

Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, … 0

Peterborough: New site proposed for parking

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Because building a parking lot behind the GAR Hall is proving to be too challenging and costly, Peterborough will be asking voters to OK shifting it further south on Grove Street. At Town Meeting, the public approved using … 0

TempLe: Planners drop manure amendment

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A large turnout at a public hearing on zoning amendments in Temple, with nearly 100 residents protesting a new amendment that would require further setbacks for farm animals, had the Planning Board rethinking their stance on both amendment. The Planning Board originally proposed two zoning amendments for the … 0

Keene: CPA firms collaborating

Friday, January 9, 2015

Two Keene-based CPA firms have announced the formation of a collaborative effort to better serve their mutual clients. Oster & Wheeler, P.C. and Thomas S. Bates, CPA. P.C. have formed a joint effort to provide the combined services of both firms to new and existing clients. Oster & … 0

Francestown: Golf course designer honored

Monday, January 12, 2015

Mary Armstrong of Armstrong Golf Architects, formerly of Francestown, has been recognized as a “Top 20 Sustainable Golf Course Design Practitioner” by the internationally recognized Green Planet Architects. In an email to Armstrong, Roy E. den Hoed, president of Green Planet Architects wrote that the award is given … 0

Francestown: Kitchen space for food entrepreneurs

Monday, January 19, 2015

Francestown Village Foods has come a long way from its time creating dishes made with local meat and produce on the second floor of the Francestown Village Store. For a year now, the business has been settled into … 0

Gas prices: Less pain at the pump

Monday, January 19, 2015

If you drive into Hometown Gas in Rindge, don’t surprised if you hear, “$1.99, can you believe this?” That’s what John Berry of Rindge yelled when he stepped out of his pickup truck on Wednesday. Hometown Gas is … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint strike continues as legislators mull state contract

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tensions continue to remain high between FairPoint Communications and its unionized employees who are on strike. 1,700 FairPoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine have been on strike since October, after FairPoint declared an impasse after four months of negotiations between them and the two unions. FairPoint … 0