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The Job Interview

Michael Ollen, constituent service coordinator for New Hampshire Rep. Ann Kuster, talks with federal and county officlals following a tour of a small business incubator in Plymouth, N.H. on December 4, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

Plans hatching at Plymouth State University's new incubator

Sunday, December 8, 2013

A dozen or so local, state and federal officials packed tightly into the foyer of the gleaming new Enterprise Center on Bridge Street in Plymouth last week, waiting to tour the building. Mark Scarano, chief executive officer of the Grafton County Economic Development Council, had just enough room to make opening remarks and head the group in the right direction …

The Job Interview: How many convenience stores can one place support? A lot.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Concord will get another combination convenience store and gas station – and its ninth Dunkin’ Donuts – next month when an Xtra Mart opens off Exit 17. That doesn’t surprise Jeff Lenard of the National Association of Convenience Stores. Convenience stores, especially those that offer a mix of gasoline and food, are “recession …

The Job Interview: There's history and nature at the Fells on Lake Sunapee

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Tucked away off Route 103A in Newbury lies The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens, situated on 1,000 acres on Lake Sunapee. The property served as a summer home for the family of John Milton Hay, who was secretary of state for two U.S. presidents in the late 1800s. Today much of the land …