March-6 2015

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Engaging students, one person at a time

Engaging students, one person at a time

LifeWise provides an outlet for students through its mentor program
Cartoon for the week of March 6

Cartoon for the week of March 6

Tax cuts threaten N.H.’s future economic success

To ensure the state remains attractive, we must invest in quality schools, affordable higher education, safe roads and bridges and healthy, vibrant communities

N.H. risks reneging on mental health commitment

It’s concerning that state’s history of underfunding may be repeating itself

Community colleges are essential for N.H. economy

All seven schools offer training and education programs that align with the needs of advanced manufacturers

Changes to RGGI are penny wise and pound foolish

Saving energy reduces the need to build new power plants and transmission, which always mean higher costs
It still takes work to find the right job

It still takes work to find the right job

If you've been holding your nose in a less-than-satisfying position, the time has come to take a serious look at transitioning
Under Obamacare, the taxman’s coming for more of us

Under Obamacare, the taxman’s coming for more of us

As you prepare your 2014 personal income taxes, beware of the ACA penalties
New SBA partnership boosts small-dollar lending

New SBA partnership boosts small-dollar lending

Credit union initiative could inject over $125 million into the economy
How can you turn your customers into dedicated fans?

How can you turn your customers into dedicated fans?

As the Patriots show, doing your best provokes fanatical loyalty
Q&A with N.H. Maple Producers Association President Bodan Peters

Q&A with N.H. Maple Producers Association President Bodan Peters

New Hampshire Maple Producers Association President Bodan Peters is the owner of Bo’s Sugar Shack in Sugar Hill. His 800 maple taps produce about 200 gallons of syrup a year.
A roadmap that shows where gender equity pays off

A roadmap that shows where gender equity pays off

How Great N.H. Restaurants profits from a ‘common sense business decision’
Investment liquidity: perception and reality

Investment liquidity: perception and reality

It can be easy to measure, but it also can be a desert mirage
What would be wrong with a President Biden?

What would be wrong with a President Biden?

With his background, he should be considered more seriously for 2016
What is a sexual assault nurse examiner?

What is a sexual assault nurse examiner?

The SANE program trains nurses to provide comprehensive, uninterrupted care to assault survivors
Navigating a nonprofit

Navigating a nonprofit

The learning curve is daunting for those launching a nonprofit organization
Dealers divided over changes to ‘bill of rights’

Dealers divided over changes to ‘bill of rights’

GM’s backing of ‘technical corrections’ at center of dispute
Why broadband is so essential in today's economy

Why broadband is so essential in today's economy

One-third of N.H. businesses surveyed said they lacked adequate Internet connectivity to conduct core business operations
2015 BOB Awards winners

2015 BOB Awards winners

Congratulations to the 2015 Best of Business winners
Primary Bank clears key state regulatory hurdle

Primary Bank clears key state regulatory hurdle

New Bedford-based bank targets spring opening
Sunset Hill House sold in Franconia

Sunset Hill House sold in Franconia

Wason Associates negotiates deal
Four-building apartment complex planned in Milford

Four-building apartment complex planned in Milford

Mix of luxury, affordable units proposed for site
Concord Housing buys South Main building

Concord Housing buys South Main building

‘Beautiful building’ is sold at auction
New Hampshire home transactions up 6.3 percent in January

New Hampshire home transactions up 6.3 percent in January

RE/MAX report finds median price an depending sales up too
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Jewett’s new controller, North Branch promotes two, hires one … and more
N.H. manufacturers look at the future, and want a skilled workforce

N.H. manufacturers look at the future, and want a skilled workforce

In new survey, companies say shortage of qualified employees is their biggest concern
N.H. minimum wage hike proposals echo national debate

N.H. minimum wage hike proposals echo national debate

Some Granite State businesses already seek to provide a ‘livable wage’
A sure sign of spring: Home Depot seeks hundreds of N.H. workers

A sure sign of spring: Home Depot seeks hundreds of N.H. workers

The building supply chain is looking for some 40 more employees for each of the chain’s 20 Granite State stores
N.H. Innovation Research Center seeks grant applications

N.H. Innovation Research Center seeks grant applications

Project proposals sought from Granite State tech firms
N.H. Senate gets ready to vote on tweaked business tax cuts

N.H. Senate gets ready to vote on tweaked business tax cuts

But despite passage, four tax credit bills are in limbo pending budget talks
McLane attorney named N.H. Electric Co-op’s new CEO

McLane attorney named N.H. Electric Co-op’s new CEO

Steven Camerino to succeed Fred Anderson
First Colebrook to rename itself Granite Bank

First Colebrook to rename itself Granite Bank

North Country-based bank plans switch in March
Alleged ‘cash grab’ leaves N.H. tech training firm’s partners in the lurch

Alleged ‘cash grab’ leaves N.H. tech training firm’s partners in the lurch

Lawsuit alleges financial manipulation resulted in $4m in unmade payments from company’s sale
N.H. Entrepreneurship Week proclaimed

N.H. Entrepreneurship Week proclaimed

Governor sets Feb. 21-28 to spotlight innovative businesses, Live Free and Start effort
Stonewall Kitchen to build at Dover industrial site

Stonewall Kitchen to build at Dover industrial site

Planning board approves 275,000-square-foot Mast Road facility
Concord auto site sold for $1.8 million

Concord auto site sold for $1.8 million

Key Auto Group buys 11-acre site on Manchester Street
CRDC helps Company C remain in Concord

CRDC helps Company C remain in Concord

Financing package allows home décor firm to purchase Old Turnpike Road building
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Two hotel transactions announced, Exeter YMCA topping-off ceremony … and more
Are young people ‘bouncing around’ in college?

Are young people ‘bouncing around’ in college?

Thoughts on our public and private education systems
Fuller’s to comply with new maple grading system

Fuller’s to comply with new maple grading system

Lancaster sugarhouse adopts new universal standards
Post-bankruptcy, GTAT’s losses pile up

Post-bankruptcy, GTAT’s losses pile up

Since October, company has lost over $300 million
Acquisitions mar Standex’s second quarter

Acquisitions mar Standex’s second quarter

But despite flatter earnings, sales increase 13.7 percent
ISO-NE picks Eversource/National Grid transmission upgrade

ISO-NE picks Eversource/National Grid transmission upgrade

Regional energy regulator chooses overhead line instead of undersea proposal
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