Retail & Tourism

White Mts. sees rise in earnings, pre-Sandy

White Mountains Insurance has been making money this year, so far, partly because the reinsurer did not have to pay the kind of catastrophic losses it paid last year. But Tuesday's earnings report -- the day after superstorm Sandy smacked…

$455k USDA energy grant goes to Balsams

Balsams View LLC, the company that owns and is renovating the landmark Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch, has received a $455,000 federal grant to help it install a $1.8 million, high-efficiency wood-fired heating system. The grant, awarded by the…