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Downtown: Catholic parish reaches agreement to sell Sacred Heart Church

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant Street is under a purchase-and-sales agreement to become condos. Richard Roberge, the pastor of Concord’s Christ the King Parish, announced the news Sunday in a press release and at weekend Masses. The buyer is developer Jon Chorlian. “While we are sad to close this chapter in our parish’s history, we are happy with the plans that Mr. Chorlian has for the building,” Roberge said in …

Business people for Feb. 8, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Joshua Lafond will be a permanent part-time arena supervisor for Concord General Services. He will assist with in the operation of the Douglas N. Everett Arena with Arena Manager Jeff Bardwell. He was a rink attendant at the Sullivan Arena at Saint Anselm College for six years, four of which while he was …

The story behind the Pats Peak cookie

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Obviously, if an area ski mountain boasts a world-famous cookie, there’s only one thing to do: taste it. It’s best to go straight to the source for the M&M cookie – to Pats Peak in Henniker. There, in the Tradewinds Cafe kitchen, is food and beverage director Guy Pelletier, who can tell you …

Recent patents issued in New Hampshire

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The following patents have been issued to individuals and companies in New Hampshire through Jan. 21. Micro Macro Assets, Salem has been assigned a patent (9,237,233) developed by Senraj Soundar, Salem for a “system and method for providing sales and marketing acceleration and effectiveness.” The patent application was …

Major East Coast airports slowly resume service

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Airports in New York City, Philadelphia and Baltimore resumed some service Sunday, a day after a punishing blizzard dumped two feet or more of snow and brought transportation to a standstill along the East Coast. The major airlines …

Why it pays some coders to simply freelance

Sunday, January 24, 2016

James Knight recently made an unorthodox career move for a 27-year-old coder: quitting a well-paid job writing software for Google to go freelance. No more catered lunches, gold-plated benefits or million-dollar views from the search giant’s Manhattan office. …

Brands flock to Flint to ease water crisis - and soak up the publicity

Sunday, January 24, 2016

It’s the kind of “free” publicity that money can’t buy. With the world’s attention riveted on the spectacle of this beleaguered city in America’s heartland coping with the discovery that its drinking water has contained poison for almost two years, Cher surfaced with a donation of 181,440 17-ounce …

Portugal’s new president demands financial discipline

Sunday, January 24, 2016

A center-right candidate scored a resounding victory in Portugal’s presidential election Sunday, warning he would use the largely ceremonial post to prevent the center-left anti-austerity government from worsening the debt-heavy country’s financial health. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, a …

Want to sell your home? Start preparing now

Sunday, January 24, 2016

If you’re considering selling your home this spring, real estate agent Susan Roemer wants you to know that now is the time to start planning and preparing! “Even though it’s only January, the housing market will be heating …

Your Life:

Sunday, January 24, 2016

This winter’s warm start may have dismayed ski lift operators and the communities they support, but it was a boon to at least one local enterprise: community supported agriculture. At a time when CSA boxes typically dwindle in …

Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why?

Friday, January 22, 2016

Wall Street is drowning in oil. Stocks are having their worst start to a year in history in part because of a rapid plunge in the price of oil. The price of crude is down 28 percent this …

Building with Boston’s iconic Citgo sign to be sold

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Boston building that’s home to the iconic Citgo sign visible over Fenway Park’s Green Monster wall in left field will be going up for sale, and the new owners will get to decide whether it stays there. …

Pass the dogfish nuggets? Seafood industry rebrands ‘trash’

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Call them fish sticks for millennials. At any rate, Dana Bartholomew is banking on college students warming up to “Sharck Bites.” Ipswich Shellfish, of Massachusetts, where Bartholomew oversees sales, is offering that product – nuggets of dogfish coated …