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Chez Boucher cooking up teamwork

Whoever said too many cooks spoil the broth obviously wasn’t a team player, because that is exactly what Chez Boucher’s Cooking School is trying to do - build teams through Culinary Adventures cooking classes. “Participants will have to choose a…

Long-term care insurance touted by HHS chief

New Hampshire should consider helping to offer affordable long-term care insurance to younger and middle-aged residents, according to Health and Human Services Commissioner John Stephen. Stephen said his advisory council is exploring how to encourage young citizens to buy long-term…

Riding to remember

Matthew Gregg, co-founder of the New Hampshire Theatre Awards and longtime member of the McLean Communications family, has been hard at work on a Broadway musical, “Nine 11,” based on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In his passion…

The markets: The week that was

Banknorth Group (BNK) reported second-quarter net income of $95.8 million, a 10 percent increase over a year ago. For the quarter, Banknorth had income of 55 cents per share, up from 53 cents for the same period last year. Its…

Wine wisdom

Most of us are stymied when faced with the monolithic walls of wine bottles at the grocery store or the state liquor shop. It gets even worse if you attempt to go to one of the very few wine cellars…

Coldwell Banker buys Preferred Properties

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Waltham, Mass. — the largest residential real estate brokerage company in New England — has bought Preferred Properties Inc. of Moultonboro. The purchase price was not disclosed. In 2003, Preferred Properties’ 31 residential real estate…