July-11 2014

Edit ModuleShow Tags

 

Portsmouth eatery with a past looks to the future

Portsmouth eatery with a past looks to the future

The Friendly Toast's two locations bring in about $5.5 million in combined annual sales
Cartoon for the Week of July 11, 2014

Cartoon for the Week of July 11, 2014

Investors underestimate importance of R&D budgets

Investors underestimate importance of R&D budgets

The financial community’s need for immediate gratification has permeated its way into all aspects of business

Senator pandered to lobbyists on early offer bill

A sinister bait-and-switch undermined a bipartisan compromise
The pros and cons of the Consumer Protection Act

The pros and cons of the Consumer Protection Act

Businesses can use it as a ‘sword’ and a ‘shield’
Net metering: a new paradigm for renewable energy

Net metering: a new paradigm for renewable energy

A new tool that paves the way for innovative ways to increase investment in economically feasible local projects
New court ruling takes on the sabotaging co-worker

New court ruling takes on the sabotaging co-worker

An employer can be held liable for discrimination when it fires an employee who has been maligned by a jilted co-worker intent on revenge
Baker’s legacy should be a guide for officeholders

Baker’s legacy should be a guide for officeholders

His ability to forge compromises without sacrificing his principles appears to be in short supply today
N.H. BFA responds to federal credit initiative

N.H. BFA responds to federal credit initiative

The Granite State's Business Finance Authority has deployed 92 percent of federal funds granted to support small business lending and investments.

The horror of unnecessary, easily avoidable wars

Why do we keep sending good young Americans into the mechanized meat grinder?
Q&A with Carsey School's Michael Ettlinger

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.’

Long-term care: a potential catastrophe

If you don’t plan for your future, you may not have an estate
UNHM program addresses science teacher shortage

UNHM program addresses science teacher shortage

Effort combines biology studies with education training
Apps that can help you stay productive anywhere

Apps that can help you stay productive anywhere

For people looking to stay on the grid on the go

On campus, it’s sustainability vs. square feet

If you really want to demonstrate sustainability, you start by building less

A health care opportunity for New Hampshire

Everyone wins under the new expanded Medicaid program
New PSNH president brings a different tone to the job

New PSNH president brings a different tone to the job

Even opponents say Bill Quinlan is ‘a breath of fresh air’
College Funding FAQs

College Funding FAQs

I am heading to college in the fall. Should I borrow a “private” loan instead of a federal loan?
Risk tolerance and asset allocation

Risk tolerance and asset allocation

When building a portfolio, the first decision is your desired asset allocation. How much of your portfolio is to be invested in each asset class (stocks and bonds)?
16 N.H. business-related bankruptcies filed in June

16 N.H. business-related bankruptcies filed in June

But total filings continue their slide
Pizzeria extortionists seek bitcoin ransom from N.H. restaurant

Pizzeria extortionists seek bitcoin ransom from N.H. restaurant

‘What’s a bitcoin?’ asks GM of Manchester’s 900 Degrees
N.H.-based Aavid buys Texas, Wisconsin firms

N.H.-based Aavid buys Texas, Wisconsin firms

Die casting and cooling device operations acquired in deal
Energy: the most important issue affecting real estate

Energy: the most important issue affecting real estate

Natural gas supply a boon, but how long will it last?
N.H. infrastructure construction projects continue rebound in May

N.H. infrastructure construction projects continue rebound in May

68% increase reported for road and bridge work
Shaheen, Realtors meet to discuss market

Shaheen, Realtors meet to discuss market

Senator: ‘Must do more to improve housing recovery’

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Roundup

Eckman promotes Hunter, Procon, Denron win safety awards … and more
Regulations bad business for N.H. companies

Regulations bad business for N.H. companies

A new survey on business friendliness gives the state mediocre grades, though its rated overall best in New England
N.H. businesses pleased with Turkey trade mission

N.H. businesses pleased with Turkey trade mission

Seven business traveled with Governor Hassan to initiate relationships within the state's 12th largest trade partner
Major shifts at GT Advanced Technologies

Major shifts at GT Advanced Technologies

The Merrimack-based technology firm is moving most of its sapphire fabrication to Ariz. while also expanding its electronics equipment line
Sustainable oyster reefs answer to estuary woes

Sustainable oyster reefs answer to estuary woes

Efforts to rebuild oyster reefs are filling critical link in estuarine food chain
May numbers reveal emerging pattern for N.H. home sales

May numbers reveal emerging pattern for N.H. home sales

Quantity of N.H. homes sold decreased while median price of sales rose
N.H.-based Direct Capital acquired by CIT

N.H.-based Direct Capital acquired by CIT

Portsmouth firm’s software product lures N.Y. bank
Running (and winning) the project management race

Running (and winning) the project management race

It takes careful planning and teamwork
Rental costs continue to rise in Granite State

Rental costs continue to rise in Granite State

N.H. Housing survey finds higher vacancy rates falling too
Re/Max: N.H. home sales fall again in May

Re/Max: N.H. home sales fall again in May

But pending sales are up again from a year ago
Foreclosure rates continue to fall in Manchester-Nashua

Foreclosure rates continue to fall in Manchester-Nashua

April numbers show a year-over-year drop of .37%
Concord’s Vegas Block goes for $975k

Concord’s Vegas Block goes for $975k

Six bidders show interest in downtown apartment building

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Mallard Pond leases, The Lodges ready for reservations … and more
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags