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Benson firm gains golf club control

Soft Draw Investments LLC, a company owned by Gov. Craig Benson, has paid $1.1 million to take over total ownership of the troubled Golf Club of New England. The agreement reached in U.S. Bankruptcy Court calls for the property to…

Verani eShowings speed up sales

Prudential Verani Realty has launched its “eShowings” Appointment Center, which is designed to assist all real estate professionals in scheduling showings of their listings. “We handle all aspects of the appointment-making process,” said Giovanni Verani, vice president of Prudential Verani…

Radiation unit opens in Exeter

Exeter Hospital has opened its $6 million radiation therapy center, becoming the region’s only accredited comprehensive community hospital cancer program. In 2003, Exeter Hospital was granted a certificate of need from the state to add radiation therapy to its cancer…

Portsmouth Hilton passes hurdle

The Portsmouth Planning Board has approved site plans for a new 22,000-square-foot Hilton Hotel along Hanover and High streets, but the project could face civil action over its potential threat to downtown parking. The board voted 7-2 to approve Cathartes…

Trust but vilify

Considering the state of politics in New Hampshire, perhaps Senate President Tom Eaton and Majority Leader Bob Clegg shouldn’t have taken offense at outgoing Sen. Burt Cohen’s recent commentary comparing them to “party bosses in Soviet Russia.” They don’t bare…

They said it ...

“I have bad luck hitting them but good luck not getting hurt.” - Berlin Mayor Bob Danderson after hitting a moose for the second time in his driving career, this one while in a Mazda Miata convertible. “We heeded the…

Upcoming golf tournaments

A Child’s Gift Golf Tournament, Aug. 20, Nippo Lake Golf Club, Barrington. Proceeds to benefit Wide Horizons for Children’s Adoption Subsidy program which provides financial assistance to those looking to adopt a child. Cost: $100 per golfer. Contact: Rob Secinaro,…

Housing nonprofits receive grants

Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Nashua was the top recipient of an annual federal grant to help alleviate the lack of affordable housing and promote economic development in Nashua. The nonprofit received a total of about $487,000 in financial assistance,…