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For sale in Concord: Stunning landmark promises luxuries

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Rarely does a Concord landmark such as this come on the market! The distinctive brick Victorian at 232 South St. offers almost 10 acres in the heart of the desirable South End. Complete with a spectacular four-stall post and beam horse barn, the six-bedroom gem combines original architectural detail with today’s must-have modern amenities. The gracious front foyer is warm …

Study identifies business opportunities in downtown Concord

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Business in downtown Concord is missing out on about $19.4 million in sales. That number is the product of a retail gap analysis presented by Intown Concord last week. It attempted to find business sectors that are missing or could expand in the city. While the study found Concord’s downtown is capturing a large chunk of its revenue from shoppers who live outside …

NHES again denies unemployment claims from FairPoint workers who striked; unions plan to appeal

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The FairPoint Communications strike is over, but the fallout is not. New Hampshire Employment Security this week denied appeals from workers in two unions representing hundreds of FairPoint employees in the state who participated in a six-month strike that ended in February. The original denial in November had been appealed by FairPoint workers who applied for unemployment assistance when the strike started. State …

for sale in Hopkinton: Amenity-packed colonial a spacious find

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The stunning colonial at 507 Dolly Road in Hopkinton offers privacy and lots of versatile and attractive living space. Featuring four bedrooms, two additional rooms that could potentially serve as bedrooms, and four bathrooms, the home is both …

Due to construction, Main Street will switch to one-way traffic for rest of summer

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

As construction on the Main Street project begins in earnest and the contractor prepares to rip up the existing pavement, the city will switch five blocks of North Main Street to one-way traffic for the rest of the …

Report calls for changes in oversight, licensing at Lakeview

Monday, April 13, 2015

A lack of state oversight and rigorous licensing procedures allowed neglect and abuse to persist for years at a New Hampshire facility for people with brain injuries, according to an independent investigation requested by Gov. Maggie Hassan. Separately, New Hampshire’s education commissioner is shutting down Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center’s …

Despite general decline in sales, N.H. gun shops see pockets of growth

Sunday, April 12, 2015

It doesn’t take much for local gun dealers to recall the boom that started in the beginning of 2012. President Obama’s re-election and the mass shooting a month later in Newtown, Conn., spurred efforts to toughen federal and …

Downtown: A plant-based restaurant grows on Main Street

Sunday, April 12, 2015

When Willow Mauck says she is a lifelong vegetarian, she’s not kidding. Her grandmother sometimes cooked meat for her children, but didn’t eat it herself. Her mother is the owner of Susty’s Cafe, a vegan restaurant in Northwood. …

FAA allows Amazon to test delivery drones

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Aviation regulators gave Amazon the green light to begin testing its Prime Air drones in the United States – a decision that, together with a new federal approval process, could pave the way for other companies interested in drone delivery. The Federal Aviation Administration told Amazon this week …

Maine dairy farmers divided on raw milk sales restrictions

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lee Straw has spent most of his 59 years on farms and is a firm believer in the health benefits of raw milk, but he believes a Maine bill that would allow farmers to sell unpasteurized product without …

Business people for April 13, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Erica Brough, Elizabeth Newell and Eliza Phinney joined the Belknap Family Violence Prevention Council in March. The Family Violence Prevention Council was founded in 2003 as part of regional councils across New Hampshire. Sherilyn Burnett Young was recently …

Business notes for April 13, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Alton Centennial Rotary Club invites businesses to reserve booth space at its annual home show set for April 25 at Prospect Mountain High School. For more information, visit or call 569-3745. St. Mary’s Bank gave a $3,000 community outreach grant to the Presentation of Mary Academy in …

Made in NH: Expo to feature wide variety of products from the Granite State

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Made in NH “Try It & Buy It” Expo is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This weekend’s expo will have about 140 exhibiting companies, making it one of the biggest years in the expo’s history. “We noticed last …