Archive of: Q&A



Monadnock Food Co-Op GM Michael Faber October 31 2014

Monadnock Food Co-Op GM Michael Faber

Since opening in April 2013, the Monadnock Food Co-Op has grown from 1,200 members to 2,100 and sales are up 40 percent over last year, says its general manager, Michael Faber.

Q&A with Bonnie Newman October 17 2014

Q&A with Bonnie Newman

Impressed by the quality of education and affordability of N.H.'s community college system while serving as interim chancellor, educator and public servant Bonnie Newman started a scholarship fund that provides one-year full tuition to seven Granite State students

Manchester Community Music School’s Billie Tooley October 3 2014

Manchester Community Music School’s Billie Tooley

Manchester Community Music School's Billie Tooley says that the skills gained by learning to become a musician or singer can be used in any career or life path, making the school a vital part of the community.

LastingMatters founder Barbara Sedoric September 19 2014

LastingMatters founder Barbara Sedoric

Barbara Sedoric, creator of the LastingMatters Organizer, is helping people confront one of the most difficult subjects of all – the inevitability of death and how to plan for it

Q&A with Lorraine Merrill September 5 2014

Q&A with Lorraine Merrill

The local food movement is gaining momentum, says Agriculture Commissioner Lorraine Merrill, making farming a viable career choice for New Hampshirites.

Q&A with Carmen Lorentz August 22 2014

Q&A with Carmen Lorentz

Manufacturing ‘is a bright spot, and it’s not something young people think about when they think of New Hampshire,’ says Carmen Lorentz, the new director of the state Division of Economic Development

Q&A with Nick Vailas August 8 2014

Q&A with Nick Vailas

"My task is getting people to work together for a common cause," says Nick Vailas, founder of Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center and Compass Healthcare Advisers, of his work in organizing and sustaining the annual CHaD NH East-West High School All Star Football Game.

Q&A with Wayne King July 25 2014

Q&A with Wayne King

Twenty years after running for governor of New Hampshire, Wayne King is working to secure international funding for the Phoenix Project, a $12 million pilot effort aimed at cleaning up endemic oil spills in West Africa while fostering economic development.

Q&A with Carsey School's Michael Ettlinger July 11 2014

Q&A with Carsey School's Michael Ettlinger

Michael Ettlinger, founding director of the new Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH, aims to build it into ‘an outstanding school of public policy with highly regarded graduates as well as being a home for outstanding multidisciplinary research and a range of effective initiatives.’

Q&A with N.H. Healthy Families’ Scott Westover June 27 2014

Q&A with N.H. Healthy Families’ Scott Westover

Managed care in New Hampshire represents the best opportunity to provide the appropriate level of care to the Medicaid population, says Scott Westover, executive director of New Hampshire Healthy Families.

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