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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…

Talking markets with Tom Sedoric

Scandals, trials and a very loudly burst bubble wound up giving some people a phobia about investing in the stock market, whether it’s individual stocks or mutual funds. But it’s probably pretty safe to say that the clients of Tom…

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…

Keene builder revives dormant family ski area

It’s not often a businessman has the chance to rehabilitate a favorite childhood hangout, but for Fred Baybutt of Keene that’s precisely what he’s doing with Granite Gorge. Baybutt, one of the members of the Baybutt Construction family, bought the…

Region stands vulnerable to housing bubble

In the last 8-1/2 years the country has experienced an unprecedented run-up in home prices. Over this time, the rise in home sale prices has been more than 40 percentage points higher than the overall rate of inflation. Typically, home…

Talking markets with Tom Sedoric

Scandals, trials and a very loudly burst bubble wound up giving some people a phobia about investing in the stock market, whether it’s individual stocks or mutual funds. But it’s probably pretty safe to say that the clients of Tom…

Region stands vulnerable to housing bubble

In the last 8-1/2 years the country has experienced an unprecedented run-up in home prices. Over this time, the rise in home sale prices has been more than 40 percentage points higher than the overall rate of inflation. Typically, home…

Keene builder revives dormant family ski area

It’s not often a businessman has the chance to rehabilitate a favorite childhood hangout, but for Fred Baybutt of Keene that’s precisely what he’s doing with Granite Gorge. Baybutt, one of the members of the Baybutt Construction family, bought the…

State securities agency aids in mutual fund probe

The New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulations has jumped into the growing national mutual fund scandals in a big way, helping to investigate and negotiate a tentative settlement -- reportedly in the $200 million range -- with Boston-based MFS Investment…

Manufacturers decry deep cuts in MEP program

It is called the Omnibus Spending Bill, the annual appropriation by Congress that covers several departments, a multitude of programs, and several hundred billion dollars. But it also might be called the “ominous” spending bill for the legendary barrels of…