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New Hampshire Employment Security hosting job fairs today in Laconia, on Friday in Franklin

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

More than 20 local businesses will attend a job fair Friday in Franklin. The participating employers range from large corporations such as J.Jill and FedEx to regional staffing companies such as Express Employment Professionals and Corporate Resource Services. The fair, organized by New Hampshire Employment Security, will be held at the Franklin Public Library, 310 Central St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Hampshire Employment Security is also hosting … 1

No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law

Monday, July 28, 2014

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even though state law does not explicitly include them and instead refers to licenses from “another … 0

Business notes for July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Paradigm Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Hooksett recently acquired Sensible Plumbing & Heating of Goffstown. U.S. Cellular will donate $1 million to teachers’ classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program, in collaboration with To participate, New Hampshire teachers must affiliate with U.S. Cellular at and post their classroom needs between Aug. 11 and Sept. 21. For more information … 0

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said “shattered lives” and contributed to the worst … 1

In downtown Somersworth, a microcosm of Main Street

Sunday, July 13, 2014

One side of the street was in shreds. From the counter inside Best Pawn & Exchange in Somersworth on Friday morning, we could see and hear the crews from Severino Trucking Co. digging up Market Street outside. “We’re hurting right now,” owner Rafi Dalal said. “But we’re looking … 3

Market Days still going after 40 years

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A lot has changed in 40 years. Loudon Road is full of stores now, not houses and farms. The internet has changed communications and commerce. One thing that’s remained the same: Concord still hosts a big party downtown … 1

Business people

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Richard Berryman of Concord was recently inducted as the 2014-15 district governor of Rotary International’s District 7870, comprising 60 Rotary Clubs in Southern New Hampshire and southern Vermont. Sister Paula Marie Buley, president of Rivier University in Nashua, … 0

Business notes

Sunday, July 13, 2014

National HealthCare Corporation was recently named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Epsom HealthCare Center in Concord is an affiliate of NHC. Denron Plumbing and HVAC of Manchester received a Third Place Safety Award and a gold level Safety Training and Evaluation Process Award from … 0

New restaurant will replace Blaser’s Fireside Tavern in Hopkinton this fall

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A new restaurant is coming to Hopkinton. Resident Amy Lanman plans to open up Number 5 Tavern this fall in the Main Street building previously occupied by Blaser’s Fireside Tavern. She bought the property, which has an assessed value of $301,100, in earlier this month. And last week, … 2

Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce announcements

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Merrimack County Savings Bank is the corporate sponsor for the 2014 Funds for Education Golf Tournament on Aug. 6 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. The chairmen of … 0

10 business books for summer reading

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Planning on doing some summer reading? Throw one of these books into your beach tote at the suggestion of the experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. These reads are meant to help … 0

Should Concord host a business incubator? Wait, what’s a business incubator?

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Did you know the best-selling software program for property appraisers and assessors is made by a company in Plymouth? The company, which has grown from seven to 12 employees in the past eight months, is an anchor member of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, or ECP, a business … 0