Q&A

Q&A with state climatologist Mary Stampone

There is a reason so many folks in New Hampshire and New England talk about the weather a lot. That's because "our weather is very interesting," says Mary Stampone, New Hampshire's state climatologist since 2008. There has been even more…

Q&A with Management consultant/author Michael Charney

Bedford-based writer, management consultant and book publisher Michael Charney claims to have never been that interested in politics. A small-government, moderate Republican, Charney tapped a latent, mid-life political passion when he embarked on a quest to gauge the social media…

Q&A with North Country attorney Paul Chant

Ask Paul Chant, the president-elect of the New Hampshire Association for Justice (formerly the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association), about the recent documentary film, "Hot Coffee," and he'll tell you it's a story about why calls for so-called tort reform…

Q&A with SBA District Director Greta Johansson

If anybody can help New Hampshire's small businesses grow and flourish, it's Greta Johansson. Named the New Hampshire district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration a year ago -- succeeding longtime director Witmer Jones -- the former Connecticut resident…

Q&A with FairPoint President Patrick McHugh

Patrick C. McHugh, who represented FairPoint Communications as an attorney at Devine Millimet & Branch, became its New Hampshire president in November 2011, replacing Teresa Rosenberger, another former Devine attorney who returned to the firm. NHBR caught up with him…

Q&A with former Unitil executive George Gantz

George Gantz stepped down April 1 as senior vice president for Unitil Corp., the Hampton-based electric and gas utility he worked for since 1983. NHBR caught up with him at the end of March. Q. Where were you during the…

Q&A with Public education advocate Bill Duncan

Bill Duncan didn't plan on becoming a citizen activist. The former software entrepreneur and U.S. Naval Academy graduate had looked forward to spending a lot of retirement time on a few pursuits, including more time practicing his fiddle playing. Duncan,…