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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 by these uses,” said Pete Throop, Peterborough’s director of office … 0

ConVal: Lawyer: Petition article is advisory

Monday, January 26, 2015

The petition article to close Great Brook School and have the students and staff combine with South Meadow School has been deemed a referendum by ConVal School District counsel. That means that even if the advisory article passes, the School Board wouldn’t be required to act on the vote. Dean B. Eggert of the firm Wadleigh, Starr and Peters, provided an analysis to … 0

Fire destroys commercial office and garage

Monday, January 26, 2015

ANTRIM — A fire destroyed the two-story office and garage space of R Lemire & Sons logging on Elm Avenue on Monday morning. Fire officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire, although wood stoves going in the building are being considered . The building was unoccupied when the fire ignited, … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record … 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 that business taxes be cut. Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) is among those sponsoring … 0

Indoor track: Matthias, Kashulines pace CV in UNH meet

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Conval boys’ and girls’ winter track teams competed at UNH today in the first of two qualifying meets before the DII state championship. The boys were led by Dan Kashulines, who ran the 55m dash in 7.1 seconds and followed that up with a 39.7 300m, which … 0

Nordic skiing: ConVal competes in Coaches Series

Monday, January 26, 2015

The ConVal Nordic Ski Team traveled on Saturday to Whitefield to take part in the first race of the two-part NH Coaches Series. This first part, a 5K Freestyle (Skate) race, was held at White Mountain Regional High … 0

Dublin: Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream

Monday, January 26, 2015

As a group of nearly 30 hikers winds through the woods, Meade Cadot of Hanock calls a halt to the procession to point out the bounding tracks of a snowshoe hare. Later, he will point out signs of … 0

Peterborough: Bass named Gardener of the Year

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire has named Rosaly Bass Gardener of the Year. Bass will receive her award at the NOFA-NH 13th annual winter conference on Saturday in Concord. This is the second year the … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this … 0

Keene: United Way nears its goal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Monadnock United Way fundraising campaign is now at $1,755,960, or 83 percent of the goal, according to a report given by a Jan. 21 meeting by campaign chair John Round. While the amount is an increase of $81,289 over what was reported two weeks earlier, $350,274 still … 0

Peterborough: Free tax preparation being offered

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is currently offering its seventh annual free tax preparation program. Appointments can be made for Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 15. The program provides free tax preparation by volunteer IRS-certified preparers. In 2014 more than 700 returns were completed, resulting in $1 million in refunds. … 0

Peterborough: Grant writing workshop at The River Center

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is looking for a few detail-orientated people to join a four-week “Grant Writing Mentoring Circle.” Participants will gain experience in researching, writing and proofing grant applications. Completed applications will be submitted on behalf of The River Center. The program will run on Thursdays, starting this … 0