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Business people for April 27, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Brian Cregg was honored by the Concord Police Department as the police officer of the year. Dianne LeBlanc, a police dispatcher, was honored by the Concord Police Department as the civilian employee of the year. Randy Eifert of Cross Insurance was elected as chairman of the Belknap Economic Development Council. John Giere of Wescott will be vice chairman; Bob Sar geant of Meredith Village Savings Bank will be secretary; and Sean Sullivan of Denoncourt, Waldron & Sullivan will be treasurer. Gail Batson of Mill Fall Falls at the Lakes, Belknap County Comissioner David DeVoy, Gary Groleau of N.H. Ball Bearings and Paul Onthank of LRGHealthcare …

Business notes for April 27, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Northeast Credit Union received three Diamond Awards from the Credit Union National Association Marketing and Business Development Council at the association’s annual conference in March. UNH Manchester will offer a new Bachelor of Science degree program in biotechnology for undergraduates beginning in the fall. It will provide advanced molecular biology training to prepare students to enter the workforce or go on to graduate …

Lean year for New England cod ahead as shutdown looms

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America’s colonial past: New England cod. The stricter quota on cod taken from the Gulf of Maine – a 75 percent cut from the current year – will also affect the catch of other similar fish, meaning New England fishermen and seafood dealers …

Sunday, April 12, 2015

For sale in Concord: Space, functionality and desirability

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The gorgeous expanded cape located at 1 Oakmont Drive in Concord is set in Mountain Green Estates, one of the capital’s most desirable neighborhoods. This beautifully manicured development of over 90 high-end homes is located next to the …

A bevy of N.H. beer bills evidence of growth, change in the market

Thursday, April 9, 2015

By almost any metric, New Hampshire’s beer business is becoming more stout. The number of breweries has jumped from 17 to 38 in the past 18 months and is expected to push 60 in the next year. Beer …

Infographic: February foreclosures down 42 percent from last year, N.H. Housing says

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Foreclosure numbers in New Hampshire have again dropped, a sign the housing market continues to slowly improve, according to New Hampshire Housing’s monthly foreclosure update. There were 271 foreclosure deeds recorded in the first two months of 2015, …

Tesla boosts range, power and price of low-end Model S

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model. But the added features at the low end of …

Latin America silent as US airs rights concerns

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are unlikely to speak out against their neighbor at this week’s Summit of the Americas. Many Latin …

Steeplegate Mall transfer is now official

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Nine months after Rouse Properties defaulted on a $47 million loan payment on Steeplegate Mall, the company has officially turned ownership of the Loudon Road shopping center over to the bank. This development was an expected step toward what’s called a “deed in lieu of foreclosure,” in which …

Downtown: A new home for superior court?

Monday, April 6, 2015

The state is eyeing the former New Hampshire Employment Security site on South Main Street as a future home for the Merrimack County Superior Court. In her budget proposal for the next biennium, Gov. Maggie Hassan has earmarked $18 million to build a replacement for the 1850s-era courthouse. …

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 …