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The Last Word

I lost a major account yesterday. The e-mail from the editor was brief, “Hesh, your humor just doesn’t translate well in Australia.” My response? Really, I have nothing disparaging to say about Australians. First, I do not know any. I…

Flotsam & Jetsam

A resignation he couldn’t refuse You couldn’t actually say that Senate President Tom Eaton was eager to accept the resignation of his longtime majority leader, Bob Clegg, earlier this month. But there was something lingering after Clegg said he’d had…

Q&A with: NHPR President Mark Handley

Mark Handley, president of New Hampshire Public Radio since 1990, will retire in mid-October to begin a long-anticipated trip around the world with his wife Judy aboard their 42-foot Tayana sailboat. Handley has had careers in both teaching and broadcasting.…

Cook On Concord

The hoopla surrounding the implementation of E-ZPass in New Hampshire has been an interesting sideshow. The fact is that by offering a large discount to jump-start the system, the state did a good job of weaning us token addicts from…

NHBR/Chartworth stock Index

Shares in New Hampshire-based publicly traded companies increased by an average of 5.3 percent in the second quarter, according to the latest reading of the New Hampshire Business Review/ Chartworth Stock Index. The increase stands in contrast to the 5.6…