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Not everyone is happy with golf club deal

Now that Soft Draw Investments has reached an agreement to take over the bankrupt Golf Club of New England, there remains one major outstanding issue aside from the financial future of the venture: What kind of loan did the company…

Talking business with Andru Volinsky

It’s pretty safe to say that Andru Volinsky - the lead lawyer for the plaintiff school districts in the Claremont education lawsuits — is one of the state’s best-known lawyers. It’s also safe to say that most people don’t know…

Talking business with Andru Volinsky

It’s pretty safe to say that Andru Volinsky - the lead lawyer for the plaintiff school districts in the Claremont education lawsuits — is one of the state’s best-known lawyers. It’s also safe to say that most people don’t know…

N.H. Industries signs pioneering wholesale electric deal

New Hampshire Industries Inc. has become the first consumer to purchase wholesale electricity directly from the New England Power Pool market. Granite State Electric Co. began delivering electricity to NHI’s Lebanon manufacturing facility on April 20. Freedom Energy, a marketer…

Pannaway attempts the ‘triple play’

The issue of rural broadband access is no longer a theoretical matter, with much of the political and social discussion focusing on the “digital divide” between hot-wired urban and suburban regions and the mostly dial-up world in the rest of…

Supporters, opponents debate association health plans

A proposed new way of bringing health insurance to employees has polarized businesses, organizations and government agencies across the nation and throughout New Hampshire. Called association health plans, or AHPs, they’re designed to be offered by trade or professional organizations…

Where have all the Cabletron jobs gone?

Cabletron Systems co-founder Gov. Craig Benson sits in the State House partly due to the millions he earned from his company and partly due to his reputation as a can-do job creator. At its peak in 1997, the Rochester high-tech…

Alton soapmaker finds inspiration in the past

Cats in the Cradle doesn’t pussyfoot around when it comes to putting its “simpler times of yore” message on its line of handmade soaps, lotions and lip balms. Uniquely marketed with images from the era of silent films, owner Chris…