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Small employers hammered by health insurance law

Rich Krasnow blames himself for the 50 percent increase in health insurance premiums at his company, Payroll Matters in Manchester. Krasnow has only seven employees -- clerical workers who are young and healthy. Under a new state law that went…

Berlin prison project gets the green light

What’s being described as the second-largest construction project in New Hampshire history has gotten the green light from the federal government. U.S. Senator Judd Gregg’s announced on Jan. 30 that a $154.5 million federal prison will be constructed in Berlin…

Small employers hammered by health insurance law

Rich Krasnow blames himself for the 50 percent increase in health insurance premiums at his company, Payroll Matters in Manchester. Krasnow has only seven employees -- clerical workers who are young and healthy. Under a new state law that went…

Environmental bills add up in ‘04 Legislature

Two controversial environmental projects have sparked legislation this year, one dealing with water and one dealing with air. They are just some of the environmental bills that might affect business. A plan to convert the Bio Energy wood burner to…

The Web: an international development tool

It sounds like a 1960s post-college scenario: Go to an exotic place, live on the cheap, do good. And it sounds like a 1990s post-college scenario: Use the Web in interesting ways, create a company, look for funding. Combine them,…

The Web: an international development tool

It sounds like a 1960s post-college scenario: Go to an exotic place, live on the cheap, do good. And it sounds like a 1990s post-college scenario: Use the Web in interesting ways, create a company, look for funding. Combine them,…

Trial lawyers rally against slew of bills

George Herbert Walker Bush made a political convert out of Manchester lawyer Kevin Dugan, but probably not the kind the former president would have hoped for. “I was a registered Republican,” Dugan recalled, when he watched Bush debate challenger Bill…