New Hampshire Business Review - August 26 2011

N.H. foreclosures fall in July

There were 30 percent fewer foreclosures in July of this year than in the same month last year, according to the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority.Some 238 foreclosure deeds were recorded in the state in July 2011, which was a…

Labor Day traffic increases 4%

More travelers visited New Hampshire this Labor Day weekend than did in 2010, even though gas prices were up more than a dollar per gallon over last year.That's according to the state tourism department, which said toll traffic was up…

Seminar offers info for exporters

A seminar designed for New Hampshire businesspeople involved in exporting is planned for Thursday, Sept. 22, by the state International Trade Resource Center.Presented by the ITRC in cooperation with Evolutions in Business, the seminar will focus on "Export Controls and…

Bar association seeks future leaders

The New Hampshire Bar Association is looking for applicants for its 2012 Leadership Academy.The nine-month program, open to New Hampshire attorneys with three to 10 years of experience, was inaugurated last year.It includes monthly educational sessions designed to introduce participants…

Citizens offers hurricane support

Citizens Bank is offering a range of financial support services to individuals, small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the Northeast that were affected by Hurricane Irene.Existing customers in New Hampshire, Delaware, Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts…

Report: N.H. rural roads need help

In rural New Hampshire, more than 20 percent of the roads are in poor condition and the bridges aren't faring much better, according to a national transportation report.These figures come as no surprise to officials at the state Department of…

4 women allege sex harassment at Manchester firm

Four female employees of Manchester-based HR Concepts LLC have filed a sexual harassment suit last week against the Manchester company and its CEO, Peter H. Jennings. The suit charges that Jennings inappropriately touched several of the defendants and made crude…

N.H. housing summit set for Sept. 20

A luncheon exploring the state of New Hampshire's housing market will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Manchester.Hosted by the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, sponsored by the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority and presented in partnership with…