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Martini Northern, a Portsmouth-based construction manager and general contracting firm, has added Kenneth Hadley of Henniker and Peter Stimmell of Northwood to its construction management team. Hadley is senior project manager and Stimmell is chief estimator.

Wrenn Building Corp. has relocated its offices from Merrimack to Commerce Park North in Bedford. Wrenn, a general contractor/construction management firm focusing on projects in the health-care, commercial, industrial and institutional markets in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, was represented by Mike Harrington of CB Richard Ellis, and Ryan Bielagus of Grubb & Ellis/Coldstream Real Estate Advisors represented the owner.

A team from Federal Savings Bank, Dover, recently raised more than $4,000 through their participation in the 20th annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Walk in Rochester.

J. Lawrence Hall Co., Nashua, has been awarded the heating, air conditioning and plumbing contract for work at Pilgrim Church in Nashua. The project, scheduled to begin in August, includes a 6,000-square-foot addition. Hall will work with Eclipse Construction on the project. The firm also recently announced that William Crocket has been certified by the National Inspection, Testing and Certification Institute as a qualified medical gas installer/brazer.

Kelly Construction Company, Manchester, has completed work on the Overlook Medical Park, an 84,000-square-foot structure in Derry that will house 12 medical practices, an MRI center and a surgical center. The facility was designed by Berard-Martel Architecture of Bedford.

Payton Construction recently celebrated the groundbreaking for the new 6,400-seat riverfront baseball stadium in Manchester. The firm, based in Boston, is construction manager and general contractor of the project, which serves as home to the Manchester Fisher Cats minor league baseball team.


Perry L. Wheaton of New London, co-president and co-founder of Barrington-Wellesley Group, was recently elected to the board of trustees of Daniel Webster College.

Neal King has been named Antioch New England Graduate School’s dean of faculty and academic affairs. King previously worked as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design in Lakewood, Colo.

Goodbrain Academy of Creative Technology LLC, a computer graphic and Web design training facility, has opened its doors at 360 Harvey Rd. in the Airpark Business Center, Manchester. A private school offering personalized, hands-on training in software for use in the visual communication arts and desktop publishing industry, the academy was founded by Crystal Nadeau. It offers daytime, evening and weekend courses. For more information contact 623-2020 or

Health Care

For the second consecutive year Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth, has been named one of the nation’s 100 top hospitals by Solucient, a provider of health-care business information. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in quality of care, operational efficiency, financial performance and adaptation to the environment.

Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Concord Hospital’s A2 underlying bond rating, affecting approximately $70 million of series 2001 and series 1996 bonds. The rating, based on the hospital’s operating performance, reflects Moody’s belief that Concord Hospital’s market position and expanding clinical services will continue to result in high patient volume and strong operating performance, according to hospital officials.

Printing and Publishing

Morgan Press Inc., Manchester, has installed a six-color press with a water-based aqueous coating unit, which uses a production technique that seals ink faster than other drying methods, permitting faster turnaround of printed materials, according to Morgan. The 28-inch press produces brochures, direct mail, stationery and publications in four-color process plus spot colors, metallic colors, gloss and dull varnishes and fluorescent inks.

Reed Phillips III, managing partner of DeSilva & Phillips media investment bank, has joined the Peterborough-based Millard Group’s board of directors. Phillips’ magazine publishing experience includes positions as founder of Fathers Magazine, associate publisher of The New Republic, vice president of The Washington Weekly and circulation director of The Washington Monthly.

Business Organizations

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England has agreed to a $10,000 commitment to support the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association’s 2004 initiatives, the organization has announced. The contribution will help fund NHLRA’s programs and services aimed at attracting, developing and retaining NHLRA membership.

The Monadnock Region Business Incubator Network has named Cindy Rodenhauser its new executive director. Rodenhauser formerly was business and communications manager at Monadnock Economic Development Corp.

Financial Services

Oreste J. Mosca, a CPA with Nathan Wechsler & Company, P.A., has been named to the board of directors at Havenwood Heritage Heights in Concord. He has been elected to a three-year term and will serve on the finance committee.


Fred B. Kfoury Jr., president of Central Paper Products of Manchester, was recently awarded the Alumni Meritorious Service Award by the University of New Hampshire. Since 1934, the award has been awarded to alumni who have maintained class or other alumni organizations, have actively participated in alumni and university affairs and have assisted in expanding the usefulness, influence and prestige of the university.

Business Services

Harvest Solutions, which offers consulting services for customer relationship management and sales force automation systems for small and mid-size companies, has opened a satellite office in Nashua. The company, based in Waltham, Mass., has another office in Wilmington, N.C.

Artichokes, the Heart of The Kitchen, Greenland, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary under new ownership. The firm specializes in gourmet custom gift baskets for individuals and companies. For more information, visit

Hall Fogg, founder of Pinnacle Sales Solutions, Nashua, recently received the 2003 President’s Award from Target Training International Ltd., which recognizes individuals who are dedicated to personal advancement in human resource consulting. Fogg is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, a Certified Professional Values Analyst and a Certified Attribute Index Analyst.


Aquarion Operating Services Company, Londonderry, recently won the Most Improved Treatment Plant in Rhode Island Award for its work on a facility in Westerly, R.I. The award was presented by the Narragansett Water Pollution Control Association.

Dining and Lodging

Latitudes, a seasonal restaurant that overlooks Little Harbor and the Wentworth by the Sea marina, has opened at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle. Latitudes offers lunch and dinner as well as breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. For more information visit or call 603-422-7322.


Steven E. Boyce of Merrimack has joined the law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green. He will practice of counsel in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Contracts and Bankruptcy Practice Groups.


F1RSTMARK Inc., Campton, has launched GovernmentWorld, a collection of lists and databases relating to the government sector. GovernmentWorld now joins FarmWorld, FoodWorld, TechWorld, TravelWorld and ConstructionWorld.

National City, a national financial holding company, has integrated Portsmouth-based Bottomline Technologies’ Information Reporting module. The module enables banking clients to streamline financial transaction management and improve control to leverage liquidity, facilitating consolidation of domestic and international balances, statements, current day activity, prior day transactions and other details, Bottomline said.

eCopy Inc., Nashua, a provider of document distribution and integration solutions, has promoted Tim James to vice president of North American Sales. In this role, James will drive eCopy sales strategy and execution for the Canon U.S.A. and Canon Canada channels.


Tom M. Metzger, chairman, president and CEO of Citizens Bank New Hampshire, has been named Heritage United Way’s campaign chair for 2004. The community portion of the campaign kicks off on Sept. 15.

Donnalee Lozeau, former deputy speaker of the New Hampshire and current director of program and community development of Southern New Hampshire Services, has been re-elected president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Nashua. Elected vice president was Realtor Sharon Tamposi. Rob Prunier, vice president of business development for Harvey Construction Co., was elected secretary, and Matthew Angell, a CPA with Melanson, Heath & Co., was re-elected as treasurer.

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