June-28 2013

 

N.H. companies make connections at Paris Air Show

N.H. companies make connections at Paris Air Show

Rural ‘villages’ help older adults stay in their homes

Aging-in-place organizations give seniors a chance to retain their independence
N.H. economy shows signs that it’s bouncing back

N.H. economy shows signs that it’s bouncing back

Q&A with N.H. Public Radio President Betsy Gardella

Q&A with N.H. Public Radio President Betsy Gardella

‘I would say that we really make the most of the fact that we are a small-market station,’ said Betsy Gardella, president and CEO of NHPR. ‘We think of ourselves as an innovation hub for public media.’
Cartoon for the week of June 28, 2013

Cartoon for the week of June 28, 2013

Forest Society should be applauded for its work

The society is one of the most respected conservation organizations in the country

New Hampshire’s stake in immigration reform

The legislation will address a growing need for highly skilled tech graduates

Thuggish tactics and political discourse

Has our political conversation devolved into gangs of heavily armed bullies shouting others down?

Education tax credit ruling hits low-income families

What opponents fail to recognize is that private schools offer a healthy competition to public schools

In praise of Ayotte’s immigration decision

The senator deserves should be commended for a courageous stand
Minding your business, redefined

Minding your business, redefined

How mindfulness breaks the stress cycle and leads to more productive and creative thinking

Good design adds value to your brand

What’s key is staying focused and welcoming all input
The reasons to consider a real return

The reasons to consider a real return

Inflation can’t be dismissed, even if monetary policymakers do all they can to keep it under control
Know what your performance evidence is

Know what your performance evidence is

When applying for a job, examples of execution carry more weight when they are quantifiable
Avoiding risk in hiring means avoiding innovation

Avoiding risk in hiring means avoiding innovation

Whatever the field, experienced outsiders can bring insights that come from not knowing what can’t be done
New Hampshire’s budget slouches forward

New Hampshire’s budget slouches forward

Neither leadership nor philosophy was in evidence this go-round
Governor signs N.H. business corporation law rewrite

Governor signs N.H. business corporation law rewrite

It’s the first major rewrite in two decades of New Hampshire’s corporation law
New Hampshire construction contract totals dismal again in May

New Hampshire construction contract totals dismal again in May

Once again, residential construction is the only bright spot

Retail Merchants’ energy program gets a last-minute extension

The energy-efficiency program covers audits as well as installation of conservation measures
N.H. gets mostly mediocre grades for manufacturing climate

N.H. gets mostly mediocre grades for manufacturing climate

Workforce gets an ‘A,’ but other measurements fall short, according to report
N.H. May home sales a blast from the past

N.H. May home sales a blast from the past

Best news for May home sales since 2005
ProPhotonix gets another $3m infusion

ProPhotonix gets another $3m infusion

A $3m financing package would be interest-free for a year, followed by a hefty 12.25% interest rate
Shaheen-backed 504 refinancing loan bill gains in Senate

Shaheen-backed 504 refinancing loan bill gains in Senate

The bill permanently reauthorizes the SBA’s 504 refinancing program, a federal stimulus effort

N.H. amusement ride operators sued in Mass. over wage practices

The suit alleges that the company required its foreign workers to work up to 95 hours a week at a flat $400 salary

N.H. employers get their foreign workers, and the workers get a raise

A dispute over the workers’ prevailing wage led to a court ruling in March that held up visa processing
N.H. seminar: How to work through the SBIR maze

N.H. seminar: How to work through the SBIR maze

The two-day seminar is designed for early-stage science and technology companies in the health fields
Report: Boat industry helps N.H. economy stay afloat

Report: Boat industry helps N.H. economy stay afloat

An industry report says some $321 million was spent on boats in the Granite State, and that spending leaves about the same amount of indirect economic activity in its wake