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Concord Food Co-op to partner with Canterbury Shaker Village

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Concord Food Co-op’s produce section will soon feature its own crops grown on the historic fields of Canterbury Shaker Village. The partnership announced yesterday by the two sides means the co-op will grow some of its own produce on-site and will provide it more space for classes, workshops and events. In turn, the Shaker Village will welcome active farming back to the historic site, which continues to add to …

Strong reliability scores should help Buick brand’s rebirth

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Buick, the brand that once was the pace car for the drive to the senior center, has made a comeback by appealing to buyers not yet ready for retirement. U.S. sales rose 11 percent in 2014. In China, Buick’s biggest market, sales gained almost 14 percent. This week, strong showings in two influential …

lebanon:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Signaling a shake-up in the Upper Valley automobile market, longtime car seller Miller Chevrolet Cadillac will close its doors Friday, leaving Lebanon, for the first time since the dawn of the automotive era, without a Chevrolet or Cadillac dealer. Miller Chevrolet Cadillac owner Johanna Cicotte has terminated the distribution agreement with parent company …

American lobster: The new Chinese New Year delicacy

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Now on the menu in Beijing for Chinese New Year: lots and lots of American lobster. Exports of U.S. lobster to China have rocketed in the past few years, largely to satisfy the appetites of the communist country’s …

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Only a few short years ago, Michigan leaders talked excitedly about diversifying the state’s economy beyond the auto industry, envisioning a Silicon Valley-style workforce that would be less dependent on manufacturing and more invested in technology and green …

Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Oil cars were still burning more than a day after a train carrying 3 million gallons of North Dakota crude derailed in a West Virginia snowstorm, shooting fireballs into the sky. Hundreds of families were evacuated after losing …

Hopes of Greek deal remain despite tough talk

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Despite all the tough talk and ultimatums, Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone are still expected to cobble together some sort of deal that will allow the country to remain a member of the euro currency. …

N.H. car dealers spend Presidents Day weekend shoveling snow, not sales

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

For many businesses, Sunday was just another day made slower by the latest mid-winter snowstorm. But at Grappone Auto Group, the washout came amid what’s usually one of the strongest weekends of the year. During a typical Sunday on Presidents Day weekend, the business can expect to deliver …

Greece: Athens hopeful for a deal with eurozone

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

European creditors issued Greece with an ultimatum yesterday, saying the country must accept a key condition in bailout talks by the end of the week or face having to meet its debt commitments on its own – a …

Eversource Energy to expand power lines in its right of way, route eyed by Kinder Morgan

Monday, February 16, 2015

A power line corridor stretching from Londonderry to Windham is set to see a boom in new energy projects. Three companies are working on two separate plans to construct a new overhead transmission line and an underground pipeline around the existing right of way, which passes through Londonderry, …

Business People for Feb. 16, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Kelsea Hale joined the New Futures board of directors. She received a Bachelor of Science in accounting at Sacred Heart University and is a supervising senior at Nathan Wechsler & Company in Concord. Lynn Post joined the New …

Business Notes for Feb. 16, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Cynthia’s Challenge, a 24-hour ski-a-thon, at King Pine Ski Area raised $33,795 to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van for Samantha Gillard of Newton, Mass., who has Rett syndrome. Gillard is the 7-year-old granddaughter of Tex Gillard, a ski instructor at King Pine. Donations towards the $45,000 goal can be …

Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks, security co. says

Sunday, February 15, 2015

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered today. The hackers have been active since at least the end of …