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New Ipswich proposal would combine fire chief, inspector

01-17-2024 10:53 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

New Ipswich voters will decide this March whether to create a new position combining the duties of fire chief, building inspector and code enforcement, all of which are currently stipend positions.During the town’s budget hearing Tuesday, the board...


BUSINESS: Kathleen Johnson brings Central Gold Key Realty to Centertown building in Peterborough

01-12-2024 1:50 PM

By BILL FONDA

Kathleen Johnson isn’t fully moved in at her new Central Gold Key Realty office overlooking Main Street on the second floor of the Centertown building in Peterborough.Although it’s on the list of businesses people would see if they walked by on the...


Rindge budget proposal finalized at $5.35 million

01-11-2024 12:12 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Rindge Select Board approved a $5.35 million proposed budget following the town’s budget hearing on Wednesday, making few adjustments during the hearing itself.The board eliminated a total of $3,500 – $1,000 from the code enforcement department...


Sevanne Kassarjian heads search committee for new Peterborough Players managing and artistic directors

01-10-2024 10:09 AM

By BILL FONDA

Noting the number of people who have had longstanding associations with Peterborough Players, Sevanne Kassarjian said it’s the kind of place that’s hard to leave.“”We can’t just quit the place,” she said. “We keep coming back.”Kassarjian is a case in...


Greenfield Forge blacksmith shop helps people learn new skills

01-09-2024 12:40 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The first thing anyone notices walking into the Greenfield Forge, Vinnie Anfuso’s blacksmith shop in the center of Greenfield, is the massive, coal-fired forge.Anfuso has four forges at his Greenfield shop – two coal, two propane. “For our size shop,...


New look for Equestrian Village presented to Peterborough Planning Board

01-09-2024 12:18 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Nearly 30 abutters and neighbors from the Burke Road and Contoocook Lane neighborhoods, as well as Peterborough Planning Board members, heard about design changes to the proposed Equestrian Village development Monday night.Plans for the existing...


Jaffrey Budget Committee make no changes following review

01-08-2024 12:27 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Jaffrey Budget Committee made no changes to the Select Board’s recommended operating budget following a full budget review on Saturday, tentatively approving an operating budget of $7.3 million, a 2% increase from the current budget.Jaffrey has an...


Town representatives talk leaving ConVal district

01-08-2024 10:02 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Select board and community members from Temple, Dublin and Francestown indicated at Thursday’s ConVal Strategic Organization Committee meeting that their towns may consider leaving the ConVal School District if the proposed warrant article...


BUSINESS: Hayfields Antiques operates out of former one-room schoolhouse in Peterborough

01-08-2024 8:52 AM

By AIDAN BEAROR

This article has been changed since the original version to correctly identify the name of the business.Tucked away in Peterborough’s former one-room schoolhouse, Hayfields Antiques seeks to bring quality, Federal-style antiques to the Monadnock...


Insurers seek shelter from climate change storm

01-04-2024 9:24 AM

By MICHAEL KITCH

The increasing frequency and intensity of natural catastrophes associated with climate change has roiled the insurance industry, executives say.Testifying before the Senate Budget Committee last year, Eric Anderson, president of Aon, a risk mitigation...


BUSINESS: Fennell’s cozy knitwear is custom-made

01-01-2024 7:28 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Christine Fennell of Peterborough first started knitting custom sweaters out of necessity.“My little brother was 6-feet, 7-inches, and absolutely nothing fit him, so I started making him sweaters. Then he had his first baby, and he went to get a baby...


Reality Check hires pair

12-29-2023 7:56 AM

Nina Decot is the new intake specialist at Reality Check.Decot’s role is to help anyone with a substance-use issue get the help they need by conducting new intake paperwork and enrolling people in Reality Check’s free recovery coaching and...


Artisans on the Hill and Maura’s Embroidery open on Colls Farm Road

12-21-2023 11:22 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Maura McGonigle has been in the embroidery business for 25 years, and recently cut the ribbon on her new shop in Jaffrey.In the location of the former New England Everyday Goods on Colls Farm Road in Jaffrey, McGonigle opened Maura’s Embroidery and,...


A new ‘Twist’ for Main Street

12-18-2023 11:13 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Twist Ice Cream is a new business on Main Street in Peterborough, but it is already attracting a stream of customers.Twist serves soft-serve ice cream, gelato and a selection of toppings. The shop is tucked in next to the diVINE on Main wine bar,...


BUSINESS: Crotched Mountain gears up for season

12-11-2023 2:19 PM

By BILL FONDA

As the Crotched Mountain ski area gets ready to celebrate its 60th anniversary, it opened for the 2023-2024 winter season Dec. 1, its earliest in five years, according to Abigail Allen, New Hampshire spokeswoman for owner Vail Resorts.Crotched will...


Peterborough Farmers’ Market holding first winter season

12-01-2023 11:07 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Peterborough Farmers’ Market will be open through the winter for the first time this year.The market, which will be open every  Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center at 25 Elm St, will move back outside to the...


BUSINESS: Blue Seal buys Achille Agway chain

11-27-2023 11:54 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS 

The Peterborough-based Achille Agway farm, home and garden chain has been acquired by Blue Seal, formerly known as Blue Seal Feeds.The Achille Agway chain includes four stores in the Monadnock region -- Peterborough, Walpole, Milford and Keene -- as...


Pop-up shop at 34 Main in Hancock hosts an eclectic mix

11-20-2023 1:33 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Hancock’s 34 Main pop-up shop may not be exactly what someone would expect to find in a classic New England village.Walking into the preserved 1801 barn next door to the Hancock Market, one might expect to see braided rugs, bottles of maple syrup or...


BUSINESS: Salitter Spiritual Wellness Studio opens on Grove Street

11-06-2023 11:18 AM

By AIDAN BEAROR

By providing a space for practitioners of multiple wellness disciplines to practice and teach, Salitter Spiritual Wellness Studio aims to combat high rent prices for healers while making quality spiritual wellness a more-accessible service for...


Heather Starkey joins Monadnock Paper Mills

11-03-2023 2:00 PM

Monadnock Paper Mills of Bennington has appointed Heather Starkey to the role of research scientist.Starkey will work with the manufacturing and sales departments in developing the next generation of sustainable and durable materials for the printing...



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