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Protesters clasp hands at a rally outside Market Basket in Tewksbury, Mass., Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Thousands of Market Basket supermarket employees and their supporters are calling for the reinstatement of their fired CEO, even as the company began a three-day job fair to replace employees who have refused to work during a revolt that is costing the supermarket chain millions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to Arthur T.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers’ revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. Market Basket said in a statement late last night that former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas would be returning to the company and that he and his management … 0

Concord Hospital, Crotched Mountain among Arts in Health grant recipients for 2015

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

An adaptive dance program at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center and a series of workshops for health facilities in the North Country, among others, will receive additional support in the year ahead through the New Hampshire Arts in Health Care grant program. The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts announced the six recipients of 2015 grants in a press release yesterday. The largest … 0

Crested Butte to be Bud Light’s ‘Whatever’ town

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Some people in normally laid-back Crested Butte, Colo., are not up for “Whatever” – a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. The company has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to fence off its main … 0

Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. Burger King said yesterday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world’s third largest fast-food … 6

Concord Food Co-op shops for its own farmland

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Concord Food Co-op is in the market for a farm. Director of Development Greg Lessard said the co-op is looking to both expand its produce selection and its all-natural catering business by adding a farm to its two New Hampshire stores. “What really started this entire thing … 0

Downtown: Recipe for healthy downtown housing is a hard one to cook up

Monday, August 25, 2014

The 30-odd apartments in the Vegas Block in Concord are empty. What happens to them next is anyone’s guess – and the city’s dream. Since the building was declared uninhabitable due to a litany of fire and life-safety code violations earlier this month, the blighted brick building became … 1

Global Impact: Boscawen’s Elektrisola sends products to Brazil for auto manufacturing

Sunday, August 24, 2014

If you worked at a chocolatier, wouldn’t you hope the company holiday bonus included some merchandise to take home? You wouldn’t if you worked at a wire manufacturer. “Wire. It’s just not that flamboyant of a product,” said … 0

Business notes for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank recently announced that it will support the Greater Meredith Program’s Sculpture walk with a $5,000 donation to help maintain and update the display. The LRGHealthcare Golf Classic presented by Bank of New Hampshire was held Aug. 11 at the Laconia Country Club. The event … 0

Business people for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Christine Heath was recently promoted to mortgage loan originator at Sugar River Bank’s Warner branch. Scott Oosterveen, MD, recently joined GI Associates of New Hampshire at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord. Robert Stein, founder of the Stein Law Firm, recently returned … 0

Gasoline falls in Lundberg survey with oil at 7-month low

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The cheapest crude oil since January has refiners producing fuel at record rates, helping lower the cost of gasoline at pumps across the country. The average price for regular gasoline at U.S. pumps dropped 4.21 cents in the two weeks ended Friday to $3.4785 a gallon, according to … 0

Wear this device so the boss knows you’re losing weight

Sunday, August 24, 2014

To fight rising medical costs, oil company BP last year offered Cory Slagle – a 260-pound former football lineman – an unusual way to trim $1,200 from his annual insurance bill. One option was to wear a fitness-tracking … 0

For sale in Weare: Lakeside beauty offers unsurpassed lifestyle

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Imagine owning your own lakefront retreat where your vacation never ends! The spacious contemporary home at 68 Woodfern Road in Weare is nestled along Lake Horace, so you can enjoy swimming, fishing or boating in your own backyard. … 0

Some growers win, some lose in Market Basket tiff

Saturday, August 23, 2014

From farmers markets teeming with new customers in New Hampshire to a Massachusetts flower grower desperately seeking new buyers for tens of thousands of mums, fallout from the Market Basket stalemate has been a mixed bag. The two-month-old employee revolt at the 71-store grocery chain coincides with what … 0