action:section | category:news02 | adString:news02 | zoneID:39

Home » News » Business

Real Estate

Columns

Ask the Expert: Entrepreneurship in New Hampshire is alive and well — and moving fast

READER COMMENTS: 0

Across New Hampshire, thriving innovation-based businesses are growing fast, creating new technologies and hiring people into well-paying jobs. Most would agree, however, that the state needs more...

Energy

Groton Wind sound tests pass muster for committee

READER COMMENTS: 0

The amount of sound emitted by the Groton Wind facility in town and in surrounding towns is within the state's guidelines for such projects, according to a contractor that just conducted tests for the owners of Groton Wind.

Developer says proposed LNG plant in Groveton 'on hold'

READER COMMENTS: 2

Plans to build a $100 million liquefied-natural gas (LNG) production plant in Groveton Village are on “hold,” according to the developer, Clear Energy of Marlborough, Mass.

0 Lundberg survey says gas prices fall as refinery output rises

0 Peterborough OKs state's largest solar array project

1 Settlement reached between Groton Wind and state AG's office

Opinion

DAVID HARSANYI
Taking a hard look at teacher pay.
EDITORIAL
Where are all the gun manufacturers going?
EDITORIAL
A union protests data, which is perfect.
EDITORIAL
Market Basket's amazing protest.
JONAH GOLDBERG
Liz Warren and the left's hypocrisy on big business.
JOHN DUMAIS
The public needs to know fact from fiction when thinking about genetically modified foods.
STEPHEN L. CARTER
I’m not going to use this column to add to the flood of arguments about whether Hobby Lobby was rightly or wrongly decided. What interests me is why exactly fund-raisers believe that including...
EDITORIAL
Guess the American public is not too concerned about gas guzzlers killing the planet.

Despite a heavy downpour, supporters showed up on the sidewalk in front of Market Basket Monday morning in Manchester.

Supermarkets contend with influx of Market Basket shoppers

READER COMMENTS: 9

Other grocery store chains are working to keep up with the demand from Market Basket customers, but they now seem to be having problems with their own empty shelves.

FairPoint, two unions in talks to avert strike

READER COMMENTS: 0

Negotiators for FairPoint Communications Inc. and two unions plan to meet in Nashua on Tuesday in an effort to head off a possible strike Saturday night in a dispute over outsourcing, pensions and...

Mass. trust company opening NH office

READER COMMENTS: 0

Favorable state laws regarding trusts has encouraged Fiduciary Company Inc. of Boston to form a New Hampshire-chartered trust company to cater mainly to wealthy individuals and families, officials...

Stocks finish flat as deal news offsets losses

READER COMMENTS: 0

Stocks ended nearly flat on Monday as the latest deal news offset losses following discouraging data on the housing market and some signs of weakness in the services sector.

Dollar stores agree to $8.5b merger after Icahn prodding

READER COMMENTS: 0

Dollar Tree Inc. has agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion, creating a discount chain with $18 billion in sales and more locations than Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

NH Business Newsreel: Minuteman Health opens NH headquarters

READER COMMENTS: 0

Minuteman Health, the member-governed, nonprofit health insurance plan set to begin selling products in New Hampshire in 2015, has established its state office at One Sundial Ave., Suite 512, in...

A variety of e-cigarettes on display at a Manchester convenience store.

E-cigarettes find a market in NH

READER COMMENTS: 2

No longer just a niche market, the sale of e-cigarettes is a booming business that has eluded much further regulation because health experts are still studying the potential risks and possible merits.

Workers package dozens and dozens of copies of the game “Dancing Spires” inside Game Salute's Londonderry headquarters Friday afternoon. The company, which publishes, assembles and distributes board games around the world, has grown steadily since its inception in 2008.

Life's just a great big game for Dan Yarrington

READER COMMENTS: 0

The Londonderry man has made a successful career of his fondness for tabletop games. His company, Game Salute, continues to grow with each passing year.

Passers-by show support for protesting Market Basket workers

READER COMMENTS: 1

On Saturday afternoon, a steady stream of cars passing by busy Rt. 125 in Lee beeped their vehicle's horns to show their support for Market Basket employees who held signs in support of outsted CEO...

Owner-Manager Frank Carney Friday stands inside the recently opened Orange Leaf frozen yogurt shop in the Shaw's Plaza in Derry.

Orange Leaf opens new location in Derry

READER COMMENTS: 0

One of a number of frozen yogurt stores that have sprouted up in the area, an Orange Leaf yogurt shop opened recently in the Shaw's Plaza in Derry.

Real Estate Corner: A step-by- step guide to home buying

READER COMMENTS: 0

Deciding to purchase a new home can be an exciting, yet overwhelming decision.

About 150 acres planned for development in Merrimack

READER COMMENTS: 0

The John J. Flatley Co. is hoping to build a large housing and retail facility in Merrimack, similar to Tara Heights in Nashua.

NANCY PHILBRICK

Real Estate Corner: Power of attorney won't protect a deal if the seller dies before closing

READER COMMENTS: 0

The seller of the home that we are purchasing is critically ill. His son has power of attorney, but there is no trust in place. What happens if the seller passes before we close escrow on our...

Built in 1774, the former home of Josiah Bartlett was placed on the market last weekend.

Josiah Bartlett homestead goes on the market

READER COMMENTS: 0

The 1700s homestead once owned by Declaration of Independence signer Josiah Bartlett, is available for sale for the first time.

The 39-acre Hett Farm property in Portsmouth will be auctioned at 6 p.m. July 30. The next open house at the farm, which includes horse barns, riding areas and a home that dates to 1810, is from 4 to 6 p.m. July 23.

17th-century Hett Farm to be auctioned in Portsmouth

READER COMMENTS: 0

The first of two open houses at a 39-acre historic farm in Portsmouth drew more than 20 interested people Tuesday, an auctioneer on the site said, ahead of the farm's auction July 30.

Real Estate Corner: Act to protect homeownership, American dream

READER COMMENTS: 0

As our nation continues to recover from the housing market crisis, Congress is considering proposals to reform the housing finance system, which is the backbone of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

1 Dover patient shocked by $3,766 Wentworth-Douglass charged insurer for tube of cold sore cream

0 Man, 20, pulled from Water Country wave pool in critical condition

0 Hannaford cashes in on Market Basket’s family turmoil, sends workers to NH

0 Market Basket violated some workers’ rights, lawsuit says

0 How one woman set off the latest chapter in the Market Basket tale

0 Boston Globe: Who lives on those islands in Lake Winnipesaukee?

0 Rye woman turns own experience into an online guide for families planning for death

0 NH Liquor Commission touts record sales of booze

0 N.H. composters say new food waste rule change could stir growth in business

0 Judd Gregg: We need Ex-Im in real world

0 Wall Street expecting lower earnings from Ruger

0 Pisgah group wants plans to fight timber harvest

0 New Hampshire’s ‘multistate’ insurance plans sow confusion

0 Government contractor racked up failed projects but carries on

0 Selectmen lower speed limit 5 mph on Windham road over police objections

0 NH June jobless rate is sixth lowest in country

0 Scooter surge raises parking concerns in Portsmouth

0 Portsmouth blame game over $450K public housing window snafu

0 Merrimack firm expected to benefit from Apple's iWatch

0 Members of Congress concerned propane rail shipments threaten Great Bay

0 FairPoint counting on big concession in union talks

0 NH health facilities face start of state drug-testing mandate

0 Medical marijuana patients sick of state bogarting their remedy

0 Disgraced NH oil dealer sentenced for Montana fraud, must pay $6.5M in restitution

0 Biker bar owner tells city officials Motorcycle Week in decline

Rex Huppke's I Just Work Here: Fancy management systems won't fix bad management

READER COMMENTS: 2

In violation of my long-standing "only watch TV" rule, I read an article recently about how Zappos is adopting a management structure known as holacracy.

Fr. Isaac Keeley talks about the new facility where he and his fellow Trappist monks brew Trappist Ale at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Mass., on July 22. They have embraced a centuries-old tradition they hope can sustain their aging members in a world of rapidly rising health costs. The monastery's new brewery is the first outside Europe to produce certified Trappist Ale.

Mass. monks hope Trappist Ale will pay for aging clergy's care

READER COMMENTS: 0

Tucked off a two-lane highway in a hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group of Roman Catholic monks has embraced a centuries-old tradition they hope can sustain their aging members in...

NH Business Newsmakers: Catholic Charities New Hampshire appoints trustees

READER COMMENTS: 0

Catholic Charities New Hampshire recently appointed three new members to its board of trustees.

Protesting workers nix Market Basket amnesty

READER COMMENTS: 23

Market Basket employees who have been calling in sick and walking off the job in support of their fired boss are slamming an offer of amnesty from the company's board of directors and promising...

Jessi Couchon gets a shoulder ride from her Concord Market Basket co-worker, Anthony Webb, at a gathering in a parking lot in Tewksbury, Mass., to rally support for ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas on Friday.

Market Basket workers to unions: Thanks, but no thanks

READER COMMENTS: 12

Methuen, Mass., resident Phil Nackley, a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 103, was at the Market Basket rally Friday morning holding a "Save Market Basket" sign...

Founder Bob Poirier, in driver's seat, and sons Dennis, right, and Ron sit in a '65 Mustang at Bob & Sons Automotive on Kelley Street in Manchester earlier this month.

R-e-s-p-e-c-t spells success for NH family run businesses

READER COMMENTS: 0

When Dennis Poirier and his older brother, Ron, bought the family car-repair business from their father in 1998, they made sure to split the ownership 50-50.

Subscribe to Union Leader newsletters

* indicates required
Newsletters
Email Format

 New Hampshire Events Calendar
    

   » SHARE EVENTS FOR PUBLICATION, IT'S FREE!

Upcoming Events

 New Hampshire Business Directory

  

   » ADD YOUR BUSINESS TODAY!