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BAE Systems in the hunt for security contract

BAE Systems is one of three firms the Department of Homeland Security wants to hire to help protect the airline industry against missile attacks. BAE, Northrop Grumman Corp. and United Airlines were all chosen to receive $2 million to develop…

One-on-one with Bruce Boudreau

As a kid growing up in Toronto, Bruce Boudreau knew he wanted to be a hockey player, but could he have known the odyssey that lay ahead? He set a junior hockey single-season record of 165 points -- a mark…

Tax incentive doing its job by saving barns

A tax incentive in effect since spring that’s aimed at preserving barns around the state has been twice as successful as advocates had hoped. According to data from the state Department of Revenue Administration, coupled with anecdotal evidence, barn preservationists…

UNH prof’s research could lead to better roads

A University of New Hampshire engineering professor has won a National Science Foundation research grant that could one day result in more durable roads and less highway construction. Jo Daniel, assistant professor of civil engineering in the College of Engineering…

Bills seek to further gut Consumer Protection Act

To be or not to be exempt from the Consumer Protection Act -- that is the question affecting a number of industries this legislative session. The state’s Consumer Protection Act was once a mighty sword wielded by trial lawyers, but…

Resident makes it his business to revive downtown Bristol

You could almost say Steve Favorite inherited Bristol’s revitalization effort from his father. “My dad helped develop the town’s first master plan back in the ‘60s,” said Favorite, a telecommunications consultant and Bristol resident for 38 years. “This is the…

UNH prof’s research could lead to better roads

A University of New Hampshire engineering professor has won a National Science Foundation research grant that could one day result in more durable roads and less highway construction. Jo Daniel, assistant professor of civil engineering in the College of Engineering…

Tax incentive doing its job by saving barns

A tax incentive in effect since spring that’s aimed at preserving barns around the state has been twice as successful as advocates had hoped. According to data from the state Department of Revenue Administration, coupled with anecdotal evidence, barn preservationists…