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Retirement and John Stabile just don’t mix

Even when he’s spending part of the winter in Naples, Fla., John Stabile isn’t on vacation. Stabile, whose first job was clearing lots at his dad’s construction sites when he was 10, has tried retiring once before. It didn’t work.…

Retirement and John Stabile just don’t mix

Even when he’s spending part of the winter in Naples, Fla., John Stabile isn’t on vacation. Stabile, whose first job was clearing lots at his dad’s construction sites when he was 10, has tried retiring once before. It didn’t work.…

Business is sweet for new chocolatiers

Have you ever walked into a business and said to yourself, “These guys have got it” -- with “it” being the undefinable sense of success? Swan Chocolates in Merrimack is one of those businesses. Great location, great retail display, outrageously…

Shaw’s strategy raises competition questions

With its recent acquisition of the local Butson’s Market in Littleton, Shaw’s Supermarkets is “the only show in town,” said Town Manager Jason Hoch. Shaw’s, in fact, is the only supermarket for a number of towns around Littleton. “There’s an…

Business Excellence Awards 2003 Winners

Jules Brayman *Winner, Finance Brayman, Houle, Keating & Albright, PLLC 12 Cotton Road Nashua, NH 03063 595-8000 jules@bhka.com Donna M. Robinson, CPA *Nominator Brayman, Houle, Keating & Albright, PLLC 12 Cotton Road Nashua, NH 03063 595-8000 donna@bhka.com Thomas Obrey *Winner,…

Ecora, Accentus take SwANH honors

Baseball fans may have to wait until after the World Series before learning who the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year award winners are, but for New Hampshire’s techies, the news is already out. Ecora Software of Portsmouth…

N.H. firm's machines are smarter than the average robot

For years, experts have promised that mobile, intelligent robots (think R2D2 from "Star Wars") would be part of our daily environment, performing tasks that otherwise might require a human being. Until recently, however, such robots have been more science fiction…

Portsmouth’s lawyer-poet holds court

John Perrault was named Portsmouth’s poet laureate last April, but he’s been involved in the Port City’s cultural scene for a lot longer, writing poetry, giving readings and even writing and performing his own folk music. During the day, however,…