February-21 2014

 

N.H. foreclosure picture continues to brighten

N.H. foreclosure picture continues to brighten

34% drop reported from January ‘13

Honest Tea CEO to keynote NHBSR conference

Goldman will share the story of how he co-founded and grew Honest Tea from a small-home based business into the world’s largest organic tea company
Timberland’s performance pleases new owner

Timberland’s performance pleases new owner

‘Strong momentum story for us,’ says VF Corp. CEO
Pamela Pantos, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Pamela Pantos, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Executive Director, Opera North
Renee Plummer, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Renee Plummer, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Vice President of Marketing, Two International Group
Marty Sink, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Marty Sink, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

President and CEO, Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire
Sandra Pierce-Jordan, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Sandra Pierce-Jordan, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Executive Director & Program Director, The Birchtree Center
Linda Fanaras, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Linda Fanaras, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

President, Millennium Integrated Marketing
Sandra Cleary, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Sandra Cleary, 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business

Owner and President, CruCon Cruise Outlet
A past Outstanding Woman in Business considers the impact of winning

A past Outstanding Woman in Business considers the impact of winning

Reflections on an unexpected phone call
Propane autogas: the top green fuel for vehicles you’ve probably never heard of

Propane autogas: the top green fuel for vehicles you’ve probably never heard of

The propane motor vehicle fuel is gaining respect and market share even as it continues to fly under the radar as a viable alternative
Risks continue to grow for small organizations’ IT infrastructure

Risks continue to grow for small organizations’ IT infrastructure

As small businesses, nonprofits and governmental entities become ever more dependent on their IT infrastructure, they all become targets for viruses of all types
Q&A with Entrepreneur and Congressional Candidate Dan Innis

Q&A with Entrepreneur and Congressional Candidate Dan Innis

How the Local Government Center lost its appeal

The state Supreme Court squarely rejected the LGC’s claim that members of the boards of risk pools have discretion to control what is to be returned to members as surplus

Four attorneys to be honored with Bar Association awards

Is an employee on the clock while getting dressed in work gear?

Is an employee on the clock while getting dressed in work gear?

Supreme Court ruling says ‘donning and doffing’ compensation can be negotiated
Lesson learned from 2013 on H-1B visas: start early

Lesson learned from 2013 on H-1B visas: start early

Filing on April 1 is the only way to maximize the chance for employers to secure a visa

Applications sought for Fisher Cats scholarships

New MCC program centers on cyber security

New MCC program centers on cyber security

Launched last fall, the program meets a growing need

New Hampshire businesses need the Common Core

Passage of anti-standards bills would be a blow to Granite State companies

Now isn't the time to increase the fuel tax

Hiking the tax less than one year into a two-year budget is wrong

Stalled energy projects cost New Hampshire

Efforts to build up our manufacturing sector will be made more difficult unless high costs are addressed

Income inequality, by the numbers

If CEOs and MBAs are worth so much more in 2014 than in the 1970s, then logic follows that the little worker bees that got them there are worth a few more bucks too
How St. A’s set a model for intentional inclusiveness

How St. A’s set a model for intentional inclusiveness

With its first lay president, and now its first female trustee chair, the college bears the fruits of inclusion
The nonprofit board model shouldn’t endure – yet it does

The nonprofit board model shouldn’t endure – yet it does

Organizations today need boards that provide critical thinking, create a learning culture and serve as dynamic ambassadors

ESOPs: a tax-efficient way to reward employees and provide liquidity for shareholders

ESOPs are a path to personal and business security that deserve your serious consideration
Examining the race to fill Ray Burton’s seat

Examining the race to fill Ray Burton’s seat

Special Executive Council election will have ramifications for the entire state
6 things 2013 should have taught us about the financial markets, but didn’t

6 things 2013 should have taught us about the financial markets, but didn’t

It’s buyer beware, as the bull market turns 5
Payroll cards can’t gain traction in N.H.

Payroll cards can’t gain traction in N.H.

Effort to tighten regulation wins overwhelming endorsement of House panel

Setting the stage for 2014 regional energy policy

Right now, it looks like a battle between gas and hydro
N.H. ski areas had $1.15b impact in 2012-13

N.H. ski areas had $1.15b impact in 2012-13

Total spending sets record, study finds
Financial Exec Awards add another category

Financial Exec Awards add another category

Awards recognize executives for fiscal leadership and asset management
3 N.H. culinary pros snag James Beard nominations

3 N.H. culinary pros snag James Beard nominations

On March 19, each category will be further whittled down to just a few nominees
Law family puts 400k square feet on lease market

Law family puts 400k square feet on lease market

Hirsch & Company has been hired as agent

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Cobb Hill’s two projects, Foxfire buys cleaning firm … and more

N.H. firm fined in lead rule violation

N.H. Plate Glass settles with EPA in Kittery school renovation
Roedel buys Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua

Roedel buys Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua

Improved conference center is in the firm’s plans
Bill seeks mandated employer space for breast-feeding

Bill seeks mandated employer space for breast-feeding

Former state employee brings battle to House hearing
A very good 2013 for White Mountains

A very good 2013 for White Mountains

Insurance conglomerate sees net income jump 55 percent
Report: Brookstone mulls bankruptcy filing

Report: Brookstone mulls bankruptcy filing

Merrimack specialty retailer reportedly considering making move within weeks
Enterasys owner reports 2Q loss

Enterasys owner reports 2Q loss

Acquisition-related costs impact Extreme’s earnings
N.H. cost-cutting programs point to $3.7m in health savings

N.H. cost-cutting programs point to $3.7m in health savings

Firm says transparency, incentives help reduce costs
Centrix funding to boost NeighborWorks project

Centrix funding to boost NeighborWorks project

To support first phase of Townhomes at Whittemore Place in Londonderry

People and Property: N.H. Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Centrix funding to boost NeighborWorks project, Peterborough project wins ENR recognition … and more
Smooth sailing for Exel distribution center

Smooth sailing for Exel distribution center

Teamwork, timing key in project’s success

Median home price soars on Seacoast

Inventory declines fuel January double-digit increase
Colliding independent contractor rules go under the House microscope

Colliding independent contractor rules go under the House microscope

Bill sponsors: Employment Security, Labor definitions can snag business owners
N.H. foreclosure picture brightened in 2013

N.H. foreclosure picture brightened in 2013

Smallest number of filings recorded since 2007
Northeast Credit Union CEO killed in snowmobile accident

Northeast Credit Union CEO killed in snowmobile accident

Accident occurs just days after announcing retirement
N.H. bankruptcy filings start 2014 on the right track

N.H. bankruptcy filings start 2014 on the right track

23% fewer in January than a year ago