May-30 2014

 

Four N.H. businesses get job training grants

Four N.H. businesses get job training grants

Money will help train 92 workers in new skills
Legislative panel salvages RGGI-backed energy-efficiency programs for business

Legislative panel salvages RGGI-backed energy-efficiency programs for business

Deal allows ‘fuel-neutral’ initiatives to continue
State’s crackdown on worker misclassification not all it’s cracked up to be

State’s crackdown on worker misclassification not all it’s cracked up to be

Building on Hope reveals its latest success story

Building on Hope reveals its latest success story

After more than 10 days of round-the-clock work by volunteers, the newly renovated, significantly improved and updated Opportunity Networks facility was reopened in Amherst.
New effort seeks to stem rise of C-sections in N.H.

New effort seeks to stem rise of C-sections in N.H.

Lowering the rate of medically unnecessary cesareans will reduce health care costs
Q&A with David Stevens of True Progress LLC

Q&A with David Stevens of True Progress LLC

David Stevens, founder of the Hanover-based education testing firm True Progress LLC, has spent two decades as an educator trying to answer a simple question: Are we solving the problem?
CMC opens ‘open access’ primary care practice

CMC opens ‘open access’ primary care practice

First step in hospital’s community-based care strategy

Never stop rediscovering

Our state senators are not listening to us

Partnership seeks to meet demand for nurses

Community colleges, USNH, work together to streamline education process

Engaging the hesitant health care consumer

We may be a society of expert shoppers, but the health care industry is another ballgame entirely
Thinking retail when comes to B2B sales

Thinking retail when comes to B2B sales

Effective prospecting is a totally different game now
Seven must-have transferable skills

Seven must-have transferable skills

They’re more general qualifications that lend themselves to a variety of expressions
Remembering two significant contributors to N.H.

Remembering two significant contributors to N.H.

John and Elizabeth Beckett touched many lives in the Granite State
What about the co-worker with no work ethic?

What about the co-worker with no work ethic?

Plus: When your boss takes credit for a job you did
A new paradigm for estate planning

A new paradigm for estate planning

People spend a lifetime creating an estate, yet spend little time planning it
Tenant anti-discrimination bill dies in conference

Tenant anti-discrimination bill dies in conference

House and Senate can’t find middle ground on measure
Is end in sight for N.H. business energy-efficiency programs?

Is end in sight for N.H. business energy-efficiency programs?

RGGI funds may be cut off for initiatives that aid small, large businesses
N.H. home sales fall in April, median price rises

N.H. home sales fall in April, median price rises

But pending sales are up from a year ago
Pending N.H. infrastructure deals skyrocket in April

Pending N.H. infrastructure deals skyrocket in April

But nonresidential building continues to lag
$5k homeownership education grant goes to AHEAD

$5k homeownership education grant goes to AHEAD

Part of new New Hampshire Housing initiative
Cash is king in U.S. homebuying

Cash is king in U.S. homebuying

One in three transactions is paid for in cash

People and Property:

Hiltz Excavating’s big honor, Metro Walls’ new Maine office … and more
Conference panel OKs giving PUC power to order PSNH power plant divestiture

Conference panel OKs giving PUC power to order PSNH power plant divestiture

But bill would not allow agency to order shutdown
Standex reports big sales, earnings gains

Standex reports big sales, earnings gains

Firm announces new move to consolidate operations in Mexico
A&E Coffee Roastery buys downtown Manchester cafe

A&E Coffee Roastery buys downtown Manchester cafe

‘We have been thinking of expansion for some time,’ says the Amherst firm’s owner
Centrix shareholders OK acquisition by Mass. bank

Centrix shareholders OK acquisition by Mass. bank

$124 million deal still awaits regulator approval
$500k grant to boost N.H. microenterprise efforts

$500k grant to boost N.H. microenterprise efforts

CDFA awards funding to five organizations around state
PC Connection sees sales, income jump

PC Connection sees sales, income jump

Results aided by bounce-back in government sales
New campaign promotes 43 N.H. ice cream shops

New campaign promotes 43 N.H. ice cream shops

Granite State Diary Promotion unveils Ice Cream Trail Map
52-unit Manchester multifamily sells for $1.8m

52-unit Manchester multifamily sells for $1.8m

First time on market since 1980s
Governor signs gas tax hike

Governor signs gas tax hike

$33m more will be raised annually for road, bridge projects
Alliance honors preservation achievements

Alliance honors preservation achievements

Nine awards recognize leadership in revitalization, stewardship
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Downtown Littleton, Portsmouth industrial space transactions … and more
N.H. subcontractor cited for worker misclassification in Mass.

N.H. subcontractor cited for worker misclassification in Mass.

Auburn-based Universal Drywall is also working on Job Corps Center project in Manchester
NHBR/e-forecasting economic index rises

NHBR/e-forecasting economic index rises

0.1% increase reported for March
iCAD reports first-quarter loss

iCAD reports first-quarter loss

But skin cancer treatment technology opens up ‘very large market opportunity’
N.H.’s retirement system: a promise, not a gift

N.H.’s retirement system: a promise, not a gift

It’s not fair or just to change the rules after the game begins
Seacoast home sales up again in April

Seacoast home sales up again in April

Realtors: Condo sales, median prices also on the rise
Energy savings ideas that work

Energy savings ideas that work

Auto Dealers, Sierra Club team up to showcase efficiency tips
CATCH unit now a real estate company

CATCH unit now a real estate company

Alliance Asset Management to market property management services to other nonprofits
Open house inaugurates Families in Transition’s new housing units

Open house inaugurates Families in Transition’s new housing units

Affordable apartments offered to homeless families
Grants available for N.H. infrastructure projects

Grants available for N.H. infrastructure projects

Applications due June 23 for Carroll, Grafton, Coos and Sullivan projects

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

$1m self-storage deal, Hubbingtons’ N. Hampton site … and more