Windblown Ski is ready for some meaningful snow The start to winter looked so promising.With multiple storms prior to Thanksgiving, November had the most skiing Al Jenks had seen in his 47 years as owner of Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in New Ipswich.But since the calendar flipped to December, the ski area has been open exactl...
What are employers to do in 2019? My first job as a Human Resource Manager was for a medical division in southern New Hampshire. The organization was a three-shift operation, 135 employees, and a horrible 98 percent turnover rate. During the first meeting, the frazzled supervisors pleaded with me to fill 39empty positions. At that...
Small business outlook for 2019 in the Monadnock Region Funding and the lack of population density in rural communities remain as some of the largest challenges for those looking to start small businesses in the Monadnock Region, according to Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director Mary Ann Kristiansen.While the overall landscape in...
Woodman’s Florist to move out of Peterborough, for now Woodman’s Florist on Route 202/Concord Street in Peterborough is closing at the end of the month to make way for a proposed housing project.Owner Stephen K. Palmer said Monday he hopes to reopen a downtown location after the Main Street Bridge project is completed, but for now plans to relocate his...
Low unemployment leads to companies struggling to fill positions While business growth is improving in several sectors in the Monadnock Region, unemployment is low and competition for staff will continue to be fierce in 2019.When the labor pool is small and unemployment high, it results in high confidence in the workforce among residents. The rate of workers quit...
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 [...]