Hometown Heartbeat: There’s something special about Dublin General Store When Andy and Michelle Freeman bought the Dublin General Store, they figured if it didn’t work out, they’d have a big house to live in.But it’s safe to say things have gone well, so much so that since they purchased the store, they haven’t been closed a single day.Holidays, snow and ice storms, fami...
Wilder Center at tail end of latest feasibility study Organizers of plans to build a performing arts center at ConVal High School is at the tail end of its latest feasibility study to test the possible reception of a capital campaign to fund the project, said Rob Eichler, board president of the Thornton Wilder Center for the Arts.Plans for the arts cen...
How to make the “cultural corner” more supportive for its resident artists Twelve years ago, Dublin artist and professor Kimberly Kersey Asbury relocated to the area from Brooklyn because of the Monadnock Region’s history and momentum for supporting the arts.Jessica Gelter of Arts Alive! said the area’s artistic legacy is a focal point for Discover Monadnock, an ongoing re...
Local artists find ways to bring in income Ask any artists and they’re quick to tell you it’s not easy to make a living. At least one that will provide an income to pay the bills and afford a certain lifestyle.It’s possible to be a professional artist living in the Monadnock Region. Many have done it, but as Karin Wells of Peterborough puts...
Monadnock Paper Mills celebrates bicentennial Monadnock Paper Mills in Bennington opened for business in 1819. This year, the paper making company has been rolling out the red carpet to celebrate 200 years of operation. On Saturday, the Paper Mills held a party for its bicentennial with employees, both current and former, families and community...
Monadnock business and community leaders, students, educators and interested residents are invited to a site tour and public meeting on May 3, 2017. The proposed site at the former Brookstone Building, 9 Vose Farm Road, [...]
ONE OF THE TOUGHEST PROBLEMS faced by advanced manufacturing companies is keeping ahead of the curve. The road to high-paying jobs is paved with research that continuously adds competitive advantage to companies' products. The new [...]
2015-11-09T16:07:25+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Community News|
Chris Anderson lived in California when he met his wife artist Anna Von Mertons, but he fell in love with Peterborough, New Hampshire when he visited her family home there. It took several years, but [...]
2015-11-09T15:41:59+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Business News|
Although Hyndsight’s hardened rear-view cameras have only been on the market since October, 2014, the company has already had two buy-out offers. “It’s a requirement of purchase that the company stay in Peterborough,” says founder [...]
2015-10-13T19:24:51+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Categories: Business News|
As products increasingly vanish into information, software and smartphones, villages see new opportunities and challenges. Warehouses empty as just-in-time deliveries erase the need for storage. Roads become less important than Internet highways. Products become easily [...]
2015-08-31T20:32:02+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Categories: Business News|
PETERBOROUGH — Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., took a tour of what is soon to be the largest solar array in the state at the Peterborough waste water treatment plant Wednesday morning. The work has spawned [...]
2015-08-31T20:24:00+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Categories: Business News|
Several decades ago, an organization committed to Peterborough’s economic development attracted corporations with national footprints to the small southwestern New Hampshire town. George Sterling said Tuesday the Peterborough Industrial Development Corporation lured Brookstone, the National [...]