Author: Jeff Feingold

N.H.'s personal income growth slows in '12

New Hampshire's personal income growth was among the slowest in the country in 2012, lagging behind the national average and several New England neighbors, according to new federal data.Personal income in the Granite State grew 2.8 percent from 2011 to…

Despite skyrocketing sales, Ruger execs' pay drops 30%

The top five executives at Sturm, Ruger & Co. earned a combined $8.6 million in 2012 -- nearly a 30 percent pay cut, despite a year of explosive growth, according to recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.It was…

May Gruber, business and civic leader, dies at 100

May Gruber, a legendary New Hampshire business and civic leader, died March 4 at her home in Goffstown, two days shy of her 101st birthday. In the 1930s, Mrs. Gruber was the founder -- along with her husband Saul O…

6% rise in N.H. future building contracts reported for 2012

The New Hampshire construction industry closed out 2012 with an across-the-board monthly increase in the value of contracts for future construction, ending an up-and-down year on a high note. But the numbers still show signs of a struggle to revive completely, at least in some sectors.