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Ceremony to celebrate completion of 2-mile stretch of Northern Rail Trail in Boscawen

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

For the first time ever, a biker or jogger can hop on the Northern Rail Trail in Lebanon and get to the Boscawen/Concord line without setting foot on a road. After a decade of work that included hundreds of hours of trail clearing, grant writing and community outreach, officials from the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County … 0

Maine Community Health Options plans to expand statewide in N.H.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Maine Community Health Options, one of the insurers set to enter New Hampshire’s Affordable Care Act marketplace next year, announced plans this week to expand … 0

Concord man gets reduced sentence following outpour of courtroom support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A 30-year-old Concord man caught selling heroin just hours after being released for the same offense was sentenced yesterday to 2½ years in prison – … 0

Global Impact: MadgeTech of Warner makes monitors to measure everything

Monday, September 29, 2014

When hospitals in the United Arab Emirates needed new generators, they turned to Siemens. And when Siemens needed to ensure they knew exactly what happened to those generators during transport, they turned to MadgeTech. The Warner company designs, … 0

Biz notes for Sept. 29, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hay Creek Hotels has announced the addition of Tesla electric charging stations to the company’s properties, including the Centennial Inn in Concord and the Wolfeboro Inn. The connectors will provide a way for Tesla owners to quickly charge their vehicles when driving through the area. The Tilton Police … 0

Business people for Sept. 29, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Tenley Callaghan of Concord recently was named the managing director of Granite State Title Services, an affiliate of the Concord-based law firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass. Callaghan has more than 25 years of experience in commercial and … 0

Open house Wednesday at NHTI advanced manufacturing lab

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Hampshire community colleges will open their manufacturing education labs Wednesday for public tours. The open house at all seven campuses, including NHTI in Concord, is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Visitors will have an opportunity to speak with advanced manufacturing employers, community college staff and students, … 0

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

Monday, September 29, 2014

Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery yesterday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried in knee-deep ash. Four victims were brought down and confirmed dead, one … 0

Ferguson police officer wounded while chasing suspects

Monday, September 29, 2014

A police officer in Ferguson, Mo., was wounded Saturday night in a confrontation with two men, escalating tensions in this St. Louis suburb torn by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager almost two months ago. The unidentified male officer’s wound isn’t life – threatening and … 0

GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Monday, September 29, 2014

How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House? Congress’s persistent gridlock is due largely, but not entirely, to the current power split in … 0

Tech-friendly cities struggle with new biz rules

Monday, September 29, 2014

A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country’s top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses such as Airbnb and Uber, with some saying more regulations are needed to prevent … 0

Lemon lovers get bitter shock on California drought

Monday, September 29, 2014

First it was the surge in beef prices, and then seafood went through the roof. Now you can add lemons to the growing list of ingredients cutting into profit on the menu at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab. The three Joe’s restaurants, in Washington, D.C., Chicago … 0

Small businesses helping workers buy health plans

Sunday, September 28, 2014

When Monty Hagler learned his employee insurance premiums could rise as much as 38 percent, the small-business owner decided he couldn’t afford coverage that complies with the health care overhaul. He considered a variety of plans from different … 0