Economic and Community Development

Many of us have experienced being part of groups that struggle to identify goals, stay on track, maintain involvement, and move projects forward.  Fac... Learn More
Community and Economic Development staff presented the Hopkinton-Contoocook Downtowns and Trail program report and findings at a community showcase he... Learn More
UNH Cooperative Extension is proud to announce the completion, submission, and approval of the state of New Hampshire’s Digital Equity Plan. Learn More
Pros and Cons of Assessement Methods
A community needs assessment is an essential process for understanding the opinions, assumptions, needs, key issues, and assets within a defined commu... Learn More
Iris, the newest Habitat for Humanity homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire shares her experience and insight with Lyla Boyajian, MPP Fellow and Housing ... Learn More
During a weekend in mid-March, over 2,000 people flowed into the Thomas F. Sullivan Ice Arena at St. Anselm College in Goffstown. This wasn’t a hockey... Learn More
A walk with John Christ and Joe Perez
In January 2024, Lyla Boyajian, met with John Christ and Joseph (Joe) Perez. John is the Chair of the Plymouth New Hampshire Planning Board and anothe... Learn More
Mountain biking economic analysis supports community decision making and engages students
Mountain biking is an increasingly popular outdoor recreation activity in New Hampshire and beyond. Communities recognize mountain biking's economic o... Learn More
A conversation with Mike Ahern
Mike Ahern is a lifelong Plymouth, New Hampshire resident who’s served as selectman and chair of the Plymouth Planning Board. He is currently a Planni... Learn More
Danica Melone is Peterborough’s Director of Planning and Building, and she told me that Peterborough has decided to pursue ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Un... Learn More