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The snow’s the thing at Tenney Mountain

The winter of 2003-04 has not been an ideal one for New Hampshire ski resorts. First, there was a major snowfall in December, long before most skiers were ready to take to the slopes. January was bitterly cold. The February…

The first couple of N.H. culture

Van McLeod, New Hampshire’s commissioner of cultural resources, oversees the state’s divisions of the arts, historical resources and libraries. His wife, Joan Goshgarian, is executive director of the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, which seeks to educate, motivate…

Golf Club of New England: anatomy of a failure

How could the Golf Course of New England fail? That’s what its first members apparently thought when they plucked down as much as a $65,000 initiation fee -- some even before the first shovel of dirt was moved. After all,…

Program helps companies win federal contracts

Anyone who’s ever tried to navigate the complicated and time-consuming process involved in trying to win a federal contract knows that the effort can be potentially lucrative -- and aggravating. Granite State businesses looking for help in charting those waters…

Study tracks recovery in Seacoast market

Signs of a recovery in the commercial office and industrial markets have emerged in the Seacoast, according to a study conducted by The Kane Company. An analysis of the 2003 fourth quarter shows that office vacancy rates fell and rents…