Restaurants, 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…

Taking the pulse of the Lakes Region

NHBR’s editors sat down last month with businesspeople from the Lakes Region at the Chase House at Mill Falls in Meredith to discuss how the region’s economy is faring and their expectations for the future. The participants were: Joel Arsenault,…

Hirshberg to step down as president of Stonyfield

Gary Hirshberg, the visionary co-founder of Stonyfield Farm in Londonderry, has announced that he is stepping down from his role as president and "CE-Yo" of the organic yogurt company. Hirshberg will remain as Stonyfield's chairman. Walt Freese, former CEO of…