State's jobless rate continues to drop
Seasonally adjusted estimates for August placed the number of employed at 704,740, an increase of 4,770 from August of last year.
New Hampshire’s unemployment rate continues to track well below the national average, which was 7.3 percent for August, a decrease of 0.9 percentage points from August 2012.
BEDFORD — Famous Footwear opened its newest location at the Bedford Mall, 85 S. River Road, with a series of grand opening events Wednesday.
The 4,960-square-foot store hosted a shopping spree contest, with one winner getting 30 seconds to grab as many free pairs of shoes as possible. There was also an hourly drawings to win a complimentary pair of shoes.
Nashua frozen yogurt franchise to open
NASHUA — Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt will open a self-serve frozen yogurt shop at Tara Commons, the retail component of the Gateway Hills development at the Massachusetts border, the John Flatley Co. announced.
Orange Leaf has more than 290 locations in the United States. The Nashua store will feature a community table for large groups, cozy orange leather couches and high-top tables.