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Concord Area Transit to study bus route to Franklin

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A bus trip from Franklin to Concord means taking a ride in the Winnipesaukee Transit Service system to Tilton, near Exit 18 off Interstate 93. If schedules align, riders can then hop a bus to Concord. The organization that operates Concord Area Transit and the Winnipesaukee Transit Service thinks getting from Franklin to the capital should be easier. Last week, Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties announced plans to study a … 1

Business notes

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alliance Asset Management is CATCH Neighborhood Housing’s new property management company. Alliance Asset Management is also involved in the Work Experience Program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Employment Program, Southern New Hampshire Services and the New Hampshire Department of Heath and Human Services. The program is designed to create the opportunity for an individual to shift from public assistance to independence. The work … 0

Business people

Monday, April 14, 2014

SHANON HOUNSHELL of Enfield joined Stay Work Play New Hampshire as the organization’s first program coordinator. The program coordinator is responsible for growing and strengthening Stay Work Play’s presence throughout the state by reinforcing existing relationships and cultivating new relationships, specifically with higher education institutions and college students. MIKE GRIFFIN of Bow earned … 0

Tim Firkowski completes two new genealogy courses

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tim Firkowski earned a certificate of completion from the Forensic Genealogy Institute in Dallas in March for attending “Foundations in Forensic Genealogy.” He also earned a certificate of completion for attending “Advanced Forensic Evidence Analysis.” Firkowski has been … 0

Warner indoor flea market draws treasure-seekers from across the region

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alan Grandy has had an interest in collectibles ever since he was a little boy, when every weekend he would travel with his dad to postcard fairs. His father was an avid collector and founder of the Connecticut … 1

Shale gas boom leaves wind power developers seeking more subsidy

Monday, April 14, 2014

Wind power in the United States is on a respirator. The $14 billion industry, the world’s second-largest buyer of wind turbines, is reeling from a double blow – cheap natural gas unleashed by the hydraulic fracturing revolution and … 0

Steve Leone named editor of the ‘Monitor’

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Steve Leone, a veteran community journalist from Peterborough, has been named editor of the Concord Monitor. Leone, who is 38, comes to the Monitor from the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, a twice-weekly newspaper owned by Newspapers of New England, the Monitor’s parent company. He became editor of the Ledger-Transcript eight … 3

Less syrup this year for maple producers in N.H.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Maple syrup producers are having a tough time this year in New Hampshire because of poor weather conditions. Robyn Pearl of the New Hampshire Maple Producers Association told the Eagle Tribune that farmers are only producing 50 to 70 percent of what they usually would in the season. … 0

‘Heartbleed’ flaw leads security experts to urge password changes

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Security experts are urging consumers to change their web passwords after the recent disclosure of a vulnerability touching wide swaths of the internet, even as Google, Facebook and large banks said they weren’t affected. The flaw to OpenSSL, an open-source software that runs on as many as two-thirds … 0

New Hampshire Motor Speedway talks casino with Loudon selectmen

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

If the House approves a two-casino bill, the future of a casino at New Hampshire Motor Speedway would first be determined by Loudon residents. Within months of the bill’s passage into law, a special meeting would be scheduled for residents to vote on whether they want a casino … 0

Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. Yesterday, Toyota announced it was recalling nearly … 0

U.S. bacon prices rise 10 percent after virus kills baby pigs

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing … 0

Two editors join Monitor staff

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Two editors will join the Monitor staff in coming days. Dana Wormald of Epsom, who previously worked at the Monitor for 8½ years, will return as editor of The Forum and chief editorial writer. Geoff Forester of Concord … 38