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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 …

N.H. ski areas extend season hoping to rake in some extra green

Monday, April 6, 2015

Ski enthusiasts were able to get in a few extra runs this weekend, as ski resorts capitalized on solid conditions to extend their seasons. Waterville Valley, Loon Mountain and Mount Sunapee were among the resorts to stay open …

switzerland: Atom smasher restarts after a long shutdown

Sunday, April 5, 2015

The world’s biggest particle accelerator is back in action after a two-year shutdown and upgrade, embarking on a new mission that scientists hope could give them a look into the unseen dark universe. Scientists at the European Organization …

Business notes for April 6, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

NHTI will launch a new associate degree program for industrial design technology, which will be a combination of visual arts and engineering. The new program is sponsored in part by a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Labor, Employment …

Business people for April 6, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Richard Grogan will be the state director of New Hampshire Small Business Development beginning in April. Grogan was formerly a professor of organizational and environmental sustainability at Antioch University New England. He graduated from Wake Forest University and …

Reps for West Coast dockworkers urge union to okay contract

Sunday, April 5, 2015

A tentative contract agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year took a big step closer Friday to becoming official, as representatives of the dockworkers’ union overwhelmingly recommended that rank-and-file members …

Twitter’s new anti-harassment filter works!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Twitter has taken its biggest step yet against harassment. And here’s the incredible thing – cue parades, confetti, brass bands, etc. – this new step actually works. Twitter is calling it a “quality filter,” and it’s been rolling out to verified users running Twitter’s iOS app since last …

For sale in Bow: Private, picturesque, with lots of space

Sunday, April 5, 2015

The privately sited, custom-built colonial at 11 Erin Drive in Bow offers a wooded setting, numerous amenities, and gracious entertaining space. Featuring three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, the home is perfect for buyers seeking functionality and a wonderful …

Why is economy struggling?

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth. Cheap gasoline is supposed to power consumer spending. Falling unemployment is supposed to boost wages. Low mortgage rates are supposed to spur home buying. America’s economic might is supposed …

Policy analyst to speak on weapons proliferation and military

Saturday, April 4, 2015

William Hartung, director of Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, will tour the region Wednesday through Saturday to speak about weapons proliferation and the military-industrial complex. He is the author of Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex and …

State to announce preliminary response to Mount Sunapee expansion

Thursday, April 2, 2015

State officials announced yesterday that they are poised to release a preliminary response to the long-contentious west bowl expansion plan on Mount Sunapee. The Department of Resources and Economic Development has set a meeting in Newbury at 10 a.m., April 16, to present Commissioner Jeffrey Rose’s draft response …