September-20 2013

 

Flotsam & Jetsam: September 20, 2013

Flotsam & Jetsam: September 20, 2013

The Granite State hates Miley Cyrus, Annie Kuster's voting habits and The Boston Globe endorses the Northern Pass

N.H.’s July exports fell 16.5% from July

But the state is still setting the pace for growth among the 50 states

Thank you Senator Ayotte for tackling online gambling

DOJ ruling would have serious consequences in N.H.

N.H. and the region need Northern Pass

There are compelling reasons why the project should be approved

Combating the myth of N.H.’s ‘high’ energy prices

The state has the nation’s sixth-highest energy rates – but only for some businesses

We can’t afford alternative Medicaid plan

The state needs a sensible, quality, affordable system for uninsured low-income residents
New state law changes I&D rules for some trusts

New state law changes I&D rules for some trusts

Under the measure, proceeds from non-grantor trusts are not taxable
What Gloria Steinem taught me

What Gloria Steinem taught me

The role of women in my life has been critical to my career as a financial advisor and my personal development as well
Leave no stones unturned in your job search

Leave no stones unturned in your job search

Thoughts and tips on what can be a long, hard process
Understanding the box, before thinking outside it

Understanding the box, before thinking outside it

It’s time for the nonprofit sector to understand ‘the difference between transformation and change’
Cheap noise in the online marketplace

Cheap noise in the online marketplace

Marketers may be more transparent, but they’re as full of useless information as ever
Guardians and trustees for special needs children

Guardians and trustees for special needs children

The ideal surrogate will bring specialized expertise and should also be able to deliver that expertise loyally, decisively and impartially
N.H.’s changing higher-education landscape

N.H.’s changing higher-education landscape

Stay Work Play tries to bring businesses and colleges together
Q&A with AARP New Hampshire President Dick Chevrefils

Q&A with AARP New Hampshire President Dick Chevrefils

After serving as volunteer state president of AARP New Hampshire from 2003 to 2007 Chevrefils has returned to the job for a second go-round
Thanks to turkey pot pies, N.H. company becomes national brand

Thanks to turkey pot pies, N.H. company becomes national brand

How a turkey pot pie recipe gave Blake’s All Natural Foods of Concord an entry into the national marketplace
Limited health networks raise the ire of snubbed hospitals

Limited health networks raise the ire of snubbed hospitals

Two new lower-cost health offerings offer proof that ‘the ground is shifting’ in N.H.’s health insurance market
N.H. Energy Summit to feature Hassan, Shaheen, Bradley

N.H. Energy Summit to feature Hassan, Shaheen, Bradley

Event to ‘bring into focus some of the policy options that are emerging’

Construction Tech Expo set for Oct. 8

Helping the industry ‘keep up with the latest technology products and trends’

Housing economist Eisenberg to speak at St. A’s event

Topic: What can your business expect from the recovery?

ROC USA president named Social Innovator of Year

UNH's Carsey Institute to present honor Sept. 30

Shaheen meets with HBRANH members

Among the issues discussed: appraisals challenges, environmental regulations and financing for both consumers and businesses

People and Property: Real estate and construction news rundown

VA Hospital project completed, NeighborWorks capital campaign gets boost, Merrimack hotel renovation honored … and more
N.H. Banking Dept. seeks expenses from bankruptcy court for FRM Ponzi probe

N.H. Banking Dept. seeks expenses from bankruptcy court for FRM Ponzi probe

State revenue agency is looking for a share too
Still alive, Tamposi trust legal wrangling heads to federal court

Still alive, Tamposi trust legal wrangling heads to federal court

This time the argument is over the actions of a lawyer
Conn. utility exec named next PSNH president

Conn. utility exec named next PSNH president

Bill Quinlan replaces longtime PSNH exec Gary Long

Enterasys is sold to Calif. firm in $180m deal

CEO: The deal would be ‘transformational for the industry’
Arnesen asks AG to investigate Tyco settlement decisions

Arnesen asks AG to investigate Tyco settlement decisions

She’s questioning the Secretary of State’s role in awarding $7m to 2 colleges

Orr & Reno celebrates grand opening of offices in downtown Concord ‘green’ building

In the heart of the city’s emerging arts district

People and Property: Honoring ethics in construction; Nobis promotions, Laconia land trust wins CDFA credits … and more

NeighborWorks Southern N.H. to remember Fred Kfoury

NeighborWorks Southern N.H. to remember Fred Kfoury

The late Central Paper Products executive will be honored for his longtime commitment to affordable housing
SBA’s national ombudsman to hear small business concerns at Concord forum

SBA’s national ombudsman to hear small business concerns at Concord forum

An attempt to address ‘uneven’ regulatory ‘playing field’
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot team up with Harvard Pilgrim in shared-risk plan

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot team up with Harvard Pilgrim in shared-risk plan

The focus will be on coordinated care and a ‘sustainable health system’
Hampshire First paves way to become NBT Bank

Hampshire First paves way to become NBT Bank

Over a year after merger, bank will change its name Sept. 16