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SB 110: a few winners, many losers

In redefining New Hampshire’s small-group health-care market from one to 100 lives down to one to 50 lives and by introducing medical underwriting, New Hampshire has not only shot itself in the foot, but is now reloading. We have violated…

Pan Am will keep flying

Pan Am will keep flying, despite published reports it’s planning to close its doors. The Associated Press reported on Sept. 17 that Pan Am, the only air carrier operating out of Pease International Tradeport, had told U.S. District Court Magistrate…

State warns businesses of health insurance scams

A growing trend in disreputable insurance companies taking advantage of small-business owners desperate for affordable health care has the New Hampshire Insurance Department urging businesses to be cautious when buying plans for their employees. The federal Government Accountability Office reported…

Tourism funding raises concerns

Funding for tourism promotion has been approved by the Executive Council despite concerns by some councilors the money is too heavily concentrated in the lakes and mountain regions. Commissioner of Resources and Economic Development Sean O’Kane said the next round…

Tour de Ghana

Sure, you could take a cruise next year for spring break, but why not really get away? Far away. To a place like Ghana. Heart of New Hampshire Tours, a Granite State-based tour operator, is offering four adventure tours a…

Drink to health

You can spend an evening with the American Lung Association of New Hampshire, sample fine wines from around the world and help the organization’s health programs all at the same time. The ALANH’s second annual Wine & Cheese Extravaganza will…

Signs of life

“People said Manchester was boring,” recalls Kate Benway, director of marketing and communications for Intown Manchester. Benway, 25, ought to know. She used to say that herself in her not-so-distant high school days. “When I went off to college, I…