PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Eastern Mountain Sports in Peterborough, N.H., is laying off more than 100 employees.
EMS says that it’s shutting down its distribution and back office support functions in Peterborough. The company said distribution will move and be consolidated with Bob’s Store’s in Meriden, Conn.
Town Administrator Pam Brenner told WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/Uav7t6 ) the impact will be tremendous on the town’s economy and spirit. She said state agencies are working to contact laid-off workers to help them find new jobs.