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Gas prices go down a bit more in New Hampshire

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, to average of $2.30., which surveyed 875 gas stations in the state, said that’s 3 cents less than the national average, which went down slightly to $2.43 a gallon. Gas prices in New Hampshire are nearly $1.20 per gallon lower than they were a year ago, and are 1.4 cents per gallon lower than …

Business people for March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Dr. Joshua White recently joined Concord Hospital Medical Group’s Infectious Disease and International Travel Clinic practice. He specializes in the management of HIV, Hepatitis C and c. difficile colitis. Donna Alley of Concord was recently hired by North Branch Construction as a project manager assistant. She has more than a decade of experience …

Business notes for March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Capital Region Food Program recently distributed 2.6 tons of food to 16 area social service agencies, food programs and church groups. Lincoln Financial Foundation distributed $88,000 in grants to area arts groups, including $14,000 to the Concord Community Music School, $20,000 to the Capitol Center for the Arts, $15,000 to the New Hampshire Music Festival and $9,800 to Red River Theatres. McGowan …

State backing of $28M for Balsams project takes step forward

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A Senate committee yesterday recommended a measure that would help an ambitious plan to redevelop the shuttered Balsams resort but said key details still need to be worked out. Members of the Senate Finance Committee unanimously supported the …

Business notes for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

McGowan Fine Art of Concord recently completed an art installation for Pentucket Medical Associates in five areas of the building. Hannaford Supermarkets delivered $30,000 worth of pasta, sauce and vegetables to the New Hampshire Food Bank in February through its Buy One, Give One promotion. RTH Martial Arts …

At Tilton’s Loft, fitness obstacles a way to build mental, physical strength

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Ten years ago, a business like The Loft wouldn’t have opened. There’s a simple reason for this, said Bob Callahan, who owns the Tilton Sports Center, where the obstacle course-style fitness center just opened. “This sport didn’t even …

New Hampshire welcome center being dedicated to Burton

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The newly renovated welcome center on northbound Interstate 93 in Hooksett is being dedicated to the late executive councilor Raymond Burton. A ceremony is planned at 10 a.m. Tuesday for the Raymond S. Burton Welcome Center. The center features a 20,000 square-foot state Liquor and Wine Outlet; a …

Feds move to stop fishing crimes by tracking seafood imports

Sunday, March 15, 2015

In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews announced the initiative at the Seafood Expo conference in …

House passes bill allowing at-home cultivation of medical marijuana

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The latest attempt to allow at-home cultivation of marijuana under New Hampshire’s therapeutic cannabis law passed in the House yesterday, 208-132. Representatives approved a similar measure last year, but it ultimately fizzled out once it reached the Senate. Rep. Ted Wright, who’s sponsoring the current bill with Sen. …

Business people for March 9, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Judge Edward “Ned” Gordon received the Distinguished Service to the Public award at the New Hampshire Bar Association’s midyear meeting. He presides over the 6th Circuit Court in Franklin, developed the Franklin and Concord Model Court Project, served …

Business notes for March 9, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Lakes Region Child Care Services in Laconia was recently nominated for the 2015 Let’s Move initiative by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services Division for Children, Youth and Families and the state’s Department of Education division …

Business president: Electricity supplies key to lowering prices

Sunday, March 8, 2015

The president of New Hampshire’s Business and Industry Association says that creating new electricity supplies remains the key to lowering electricity prices. Businesses and homeowners have seen dramatic increases in their electricity bills this winter. Jim Roche said the average price of wholesale power for February came in …

Vermont farms monitor storage conditions by cell phone

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Temperature fluctuations can shorten the growing season for farmers, and the worry doesn’t stop when crops are stored inside for winter sales, as a drop or spikes can ruin what’s meant for market. For years, growers would have …