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Ask the Expert: If you want to create real impact, start an online business


The connectivity of the Internet and the tools technology has created means that every online business has the opportunity to grow exponentially. You can enjoy all the benefits of living in New...


Utilities offer tips to help fight high winter energy costs


“Button Up NH Home Weatherization Workshops” will be sponsored by PSNH, Liberty Utilities, N.H. Electric Co-op and Unitil.

A stack of firewood, which will be driven by demand in the coming winter months.

Firewood scarcity driven by demand throughout NH


As program director for the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association, Eric Johnson keeps an eye on wood markets. And what he's seeing this year didn't really surprise him.

Don Goodfry of M.L. Halle Oil makes a delivery along Silver St. in Manchester on Monday afternoon. Despite the snow storm, Goodfrey made well over 30 deliveries on Monday, saying that he did not have any significant problems with traffic or access to the homes.

1 Bracing for the heating season throughout New Hampshire

0 Hopkinton wood program is neighbor to neighbor

0 Fire marshal OKs Groton Wind operations after deeming facility safe


Manchester parents need to know the challenges facing teachers.
Rethinking city teacher compensation.
Newsflash: NH Democrat backed by Koch brothers group!
Let us hear no more about underpaid Manchester teachers laboring without a contract.
Living free and peacefully in New Hampshire is great, if you like that sort of thing.
Rethinking highway rest areas is overdue.
When being against "Big Oil" hurts everyone.
How health care providers can increase price transparency.

Members from the Woman to Woman Coalition and the Post-Landfill Action Network landed $25,000 grants from the Entrepreneurs Foundation of NH Thursday night at Smuttynose Brewery in Hampton.

Two nonprofits receive a 'quick' $25,000 after pitch

Leaders from seven nonprofits pitched their passions to the Entrepreneurs Foundation of New Hampshire (EFNH) in three minutes flat to secure $25,000 grants for their organization.

Paul P. Baard's Motivation Matters: Performance reviews are a motivational opportunity

The dreading has already begun at businesses and nonprofits across the land. For many, the annual performance review is coming up. My survey of employed MBA candidates some years back found that the...

Big step forward for Littleton outdoor footwear manufacturer

For the same reasons that originally brought it to town — a skilled workforce and a great location among them — Kamik, a leading manufacturer of outdoor footwear, has announced plans to...

Sam Asano's Let's Invent: The pesky problem of financing inventions

As an inventor, I am well acquainted with the problem of money. Or more precisely stated, the problem of not having money. I am sure many readers silently or loudly agree with me.

3 Manchester McDonald's pitch in for breast cancer

The ownership of the three franchises has pledged to donate 5 percent of all sales Monday to the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition.

Stop giving your workers holiday behavior tips

From now until the end of the year, other dispensers of workplace advice will bombard you with monumentally stupid tips on how to behave at work during the holidays. I, on the other hand, will not.

State association honors broadcasters

Awards were handed out to broadcast stations in 19 categories at the annual Granite Mike Awards sponsored by the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters on Thursday at the Grappone Center in...

Abandoned Property: Romney, Brownies and even J.D. Salinger are on the list, are you?

What do the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Romney for President campaign, and Brownie Troop 2477 of Newton have in common?

Apple opens in Manchester

Apple fans waited long enough for the technology giant to open one of its coveted stores in Manchester that a few more hours in line didn't seem like much of a bother.

Coffee talk in Manchester

In the shadow of the Brady Sullivan Tower, Emeran Langmaid sells coffee from more than a half-dozen countries, including Brazil, where dry weather is causing wholesale prices to spike.

Real Estate Corner: Low down payment financing options are available


Prospective homebuyers recently asked, “Is it true that I need a 20 percent down payment to purchase a home?”

Lakes Region Parade of Homes this weekend


The Lakes Region Parade of Homes showcases the latest in home design.

Lakes Region association members recognized for community project


Last year, The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association embarked on a community service project that entailed designing, constructing, landscaping and decorating a house at minimal to no...

Lakes Region Parade of Homes features 9 signature properties


Your local Parade of Homes showcases the latest in home design.

Price dropped on downtown site of former Nashua courthouse


A potential buyer has backed out of purchasing the old courthouse on Walnut Street, so the building — located in the heart of Nashua's downtown — is back on the market with a lower price.

Gail Athas

2014 Realtor of the Year: Gail Athas


Gail Athas, a Manchester resident and broker associate at Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan in Bedford, has been selected by the New Hampshire Association of Realtors as its 2014 Realtor of the...

Real Estate Corner: New laws benefit buyers, sellers, property owners


Higher standards for real estate licensees and better notification for residents who may be impacted by proposed zoning changes are two of the highlights from a successful legislative session for the...

NH Realtors gather for annual convention


More than 300 New Hampshire Realtors gathered last week in Bretton Woods, home of the New Hampshire Association of Realtors 53nd annual convention at the scenic and historic Omni Mount Washington...

While the fun part is looking at houses, the scary part of buying a home can be securing the financing. First-time buyers should know local agencies are there to help.

NH property virgins benefit from home buyer education


How do you know if you're ready? What's the first step you should take? What are the upfront costs?

Home prices increasing across NH; foreclosures decreasing; interest rates steady


After the promising upturn in the housing market in 2013, the market started 2014 with a bit of a letdown, but it's really a matter of perspective.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

1 Man who bet it all and lost on Apple supplier writes heartbreaking letter

0 Low income home heating aid distributed by feds, NH to receive $23.2M

0 Groveton selectmen split on supporting former mill workers bid for Northern Pass aid

0 Brown meets with Hampton mom facing 'shock' of electric rate hikes

0 Dartmouth College wins dismissal of empoloyee's sexual discrimination claims

0 Estimate: Vermont Yankee shutdown will cost $1.24B

0 Vermont AG Sorrell sues Emerge Family Advocates

0 Oklahoma OKs new vendor for winter standardized testing contract with NH firm

0 Four NH towns tested for MTBE

1 Concord Monitor: Taxpayers can afford $15K to $20K a year per homeless person for housing

0 Some states buck trend of stagnant worker pay

0 People will spend $3B this year to look at leaves in New England

0 New Hampshire regulators could tighten utility affiliate rules

0 Crazy is as crazy does: Pre-dooming the Apple Watch

0 Comcast officially opens customer-support center in Hudson

0 Spilled oil in speedy Piscataqua would make for tricky clean-up

1 Keene defends 30-foot buffer around parking enforcers before NH Supreme Court

0 NH-based Lindt could feel chocolate shortage due to unfolding Ebola horror

0 Ships flying west African flags create fear and confusion in Port of New Hampshire

0 5 execs at Apple sapphire supplier GTAT sold $10M worth of stock in 5 months prior to bankruptcy

0 Boomberg writer skeptical of GTAT execs use of 10b5-1 planned stock sales

0 Mesa, Ariz. mayor believes secret deal will land massive sapphire plant that bankrupted NH firm in Apple's hands

0 All Conn. firm wanted to relocate to NH was more government help

0 John E. Sununu: Obama's war on coal leaves nation cold

0 Ruger CEO on what makes and breaks a small company

Tom Boucher, owner and chief executive officer of Great New Hampshire Restaurants, was recently appointed by the National Restaurant Association Board of Directors to serve as a trustee on its Education Foundation. Boucher will serve for two years beginning Jan. 2, 2015 Read More

Gail Kimball, president of Advanced Graphic Communication of Littleton, displays a can of the Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery's 4000 Footer IPA, which earlier this year earned an Award of Excellence in the Craft Can category from the International Metal Decorators Association.

Woodstock brewery's can design earns award


It has been a very good year for the Woodstock In n Station & Brewery, which began canning several of its most popular offerings, including 4000 Footer IPA, the design of whose can earned an...

Mike Cote's Business Notebook: Gathering some STEAM for Manchester-Boston


DYN CEO Jeremy Hitchcock has generated a lot of attention in the business community for Manchester and the Granite State, so we shouldn't feel too slighted when he referred to his Internet...

A Bedford resident snapped this photo in January when a Fred Fuller Oil truck made a delivery to his home.

Sprague Energy Corp. seeks more assets in Fuller Oil & Propane lawsuit


Sprague Energy Corporation expanded one of its lawsuits against Fred Fuller Oil & Propane Company, saying they are entitled to several more of the businesses' assets, including customer account...

Fairpoint strikers begin pickets


Union workers at FairPoint Communications in three New England states — including more than 650 in New Hampshire — went on strike at exactly 12:01 a.m. Friday.

Bankruptcy hearing on GT Advanced may yield more specifics


The public on Tuesday may learn more specifics on what led GT Advanced Technologies Inc. to file for bankruptcy last week and whether 890 jobs will be cut, including an undisclosed number at its...

Wall Street gains 1 percent


NEW YORK — U.S. stocks extended their rebound from this month’s bruising selloff on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its best day in over a week, as worries about the U.S. earnings outlook...

UPDATE: FairPoint unions go on strike


Union workers at FairPoint Communication in three New England states -- including more than 650 in New Hampshire -- went on strike at exactly 12:01 a.m. Friday. By 6:30 a.m., dozens of protesters had...

This screen shot from shows the Manchester website for the company, which pairs drivers and riders via a smartphone app.

Need a ride? Uber makes Manchester debut Friday


Uber, which pairs drivers and riders via a smartphone app, is launching the service in Manchester at noon Friday after an invitation-only kickoff Thursday, Uber officials told the New Hampshire Union...

0 Mount Sunapee ad angers family of preservationist

0 Lyme company wins NASA contract

0 Measured Progress lays off 30 Dover employees

0 Coos County dairy farmers bringing in the last crop of the season: silage corn

1 NH drug monitoring program up and running

0 NH Business Newsreel: Mortgage rates tumble to 3.97%

6 Gubernatorial candidates spar over profits tax, gaming, Medicaid

0 NASDAQ delists GT Advanced Technologies stock

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