Business notes for Feb. 5, 2018

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute’s fifth annual conference will examine key policy concerns related to health and education, which together contribute to New Hampshire’s human capital, and housing and transportation, the physical capital essential to residents and businesses. It will be held Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center. Early-bird registration for $45 before Wednesday. Visit nhfpi.org for details.

Second Start and Ascentra Community Services received a $15,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to provide employment and job readiness services to refugees resettled in the greater Concord area.

U.S. Cellular invested more than $3.5 million in New Hampshire in 2017; $2.4 million went to network upgrades with the rest going to store upgrades and community donations.