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

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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...

Energy

Plans for Manchester solar array project move forward

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An aldermen's committee has given the green light to a company that wants to build a sprawling solar panel array at the city landfill that could become the largest such project in the state.

Utilities offer tips to help fight high winter energy costs

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“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.

2 Firewood scarcity driven by demand throughout NH

1 Bracing for the heating season throughout New Hampshire

0 Hopkinton wood program is neighbor to neighbor

Opinion

THOMAS SOWELL
The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls "predatory lending."
CHARLES ARLINGHAUS
NH shouldn't make the business-recruiting mistake other states make.
KELLEY TAMBOURIS
Manchester parents need to know the challenges facing teachers.
EDITORIAL
Rethinking city teacher compensation.
EDITORIAL
Newsflash: NH Democrat backed by Koch brothers group!
EDITORIAL
Let us hear no more about underpaid Manchester teachers laboring without a contract.
DREW CLINE
Living free and peacefully in New Hampshire is great, if you like that sort of thing.
EDITORIAL
Rethinking highway rest areas is overdue.

A Manchester officer working a paid detail directs a SUV out of the Fairpoint parking lot past striking workers at the company's facility on William Loeb Drive in Manchester on Thursday.

FairPoint paying thousands a day for police details at Manchester sites alone

FairPoint is spending thousands a day for local police officers to oversee striking workers in northern New England locations, the New Hampshire Union Leader has determined.

North Country luncheon celebrates nonprofit's success

It may have been the venue, but a record number of attendees turned out Thursday for the Northern Community Investment Corp.'s annual luncheon meeting where they heard how the nonprofit last year...

3 NH firms say they are owed $400,000 by GT Advanced

Companies in Manchester, Weare and Brookline say they collectively are owed more than $400,000 for work done to expand and renovate the Merrimack headquarters of GT Advanced Technologies, which filed...

A 50-acre portion of Rockingham Park that has gone unused for years could soon be sold to local developer Joseph Faro.

Part of Rockingham Park may be sold

A sizable portion of Rockingham Park could be under new ownership by the beginning of next year.

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, left, promotes the proposed Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act during a visit with employees at Cirtronics Corp. in Milford on Thursday.

Ayotte stumps for streamlined federal buying process in Milford

Cirtronics Corporation in Milford develops and manufactures equipment used to keep various transportation systems safe.

Unitil Corp. reports increased quarterly earnings

Unitil Corp. announced net income of $1.6 million, or $0.11 per share, for its third quarter, an increase of $1 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to the same period a year earlier.

NH Business Newsreel: Planet Fitness expands into Canada

Planet Fitness, founded in Dover in 1992 and now counting more than 850 health clubs in the United States, has begun franchising in Canada.

Stocks rally on better-than-expected earnings

Stocks rallied Thursday as profits from Caterpillar to 3M exceeded analysts' estimates and data signaled stronger growth in the European economy.

Apple leaves door open for GT Advanced

Apple Inc. said on Thursday it is studying options for sapphire supply and might work again with GT Advanced Technologies Inc., if the distressed supplier can reduce production costs for the...

Gary Aubin, a FairPoint supervisor, works to splice back phone and DSL lines at 196 River Road in Manchester on Friday. The work to restore over 200 lines will take 4-5 hours.

FairPoint finds lines cut, calls it 'sabotage'

Approximately 200 FairPoint telecommunication lines were found cut Thursday in a junction box in the North End, according to police.

Real Estate Corner: Low down payment financing options are available

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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

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

Lakes Region association members recognized for community project

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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

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

Price dropped on downtown site of former Nashua courthouse

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

0 New Hampshire worst state in the nation for young adults in 2014

0 Londonderry inventor a finalist for breakthrough smoke detector

0 Ayotte fights federal rules that threaten NH RV users

0 Kelly Ayotte thwarting effort to retire old Air Force jet

0 Washington Times: Parking-meter beaters on trial in New Hampshire

0 Wolfeboro receives $7.5 million settlement check, $1.15M to go to legal expenses.

0 Mesa glass making plant announces layoffs

0 North Country nonprofit explores modular homes as affordable alternative for poor

0 Road salt hurting wildlife in streams along I-93 widening

0 Lads of 'Top Gear America' race the Appalachian Trail in 24 hours

0 Part of Rockingham Park could be sold

1 Jeanne Shaheen lied about her nuclear energy record

0 Insurance companies trying hard not to cover lawsuit against Humane Society

0 Attorney in LaBarre murder trial sued over unpaid taxes

0 Appleís iCloud service suffers cyber-attack in China, putting passwords in peril

0 WSJ: Jodi Picoult on building her dream home

0 Blue Latitudes back on its feet after sewage tsunami

0 Exclusive -- Donald Trump to Mitt Romney: Don't even think about running again

0 Is the Ruger Blackhawk revolver the ultimate survival gun?

0 Abu-Ghazaleh invited to join the Bretton Woods Committee

0 Tenant testifies against CATCH Neighborhood Housing at opening day of trial in lawsuit

0 King's Grant owner sues Gilford officials over 2011 raid

0 FairPoint accuses striking workers of intimidation

0 Organizer addresses her future in wake of pumpkin riot

0 Woman's dream job at NH firm's Apple sapphire factory lasted one day

Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies said its settlement agreement with Apple Inc. will save the company millions and paves the way to publicly detail by Friday what led to its surprise bankruptcy filing, a company attorney said Tuesday. Read More

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

Striking FairPoint workers march in front of the FairPoint network operation center in Manchester on Wednesday.

Striking FairPoint workers picket around the state

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Striking workers at FairPoint Communications on Wednesday walked picket lines in about two dozen locations from Nashua to Lancaster, nearly a week after about 700 union workers walked off their jobs.

NH Business Newsreel: Boston Scientific has 3rd quarter profit

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Boston Scientific Corp. on Wednesday posted a third-quarter profit on increased sales of its implantable heart devices and raised its full-year revenue outlook, sending its shares up nearly 4 percent.

Stocks retreat as energy shares drop

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Stocks retreated Wednesday as energy shares led losses amid a drop in oil prices.

Toyota-Honda air bag crisis deepens in blow to confidence

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A deepening crisis involving deadly air bags is shaking confidence in the ability of automakers including Toyota and Honda to ensure the safety of millions of U.S. drivers.

Drugmakers to join forces to make millions of Ebola vaccine doses

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Leading drugmakers plan to work together to speed up the development of an Ebola vaccine and hope to produce millions of doses for use next year.

Completed renovations at the center court of the Mall at Rockingham Park.

Salem mall renovations on target

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By the time the holiday shopping season gets underway in earnest, the renovations at the Mall at Rockingham Park will be substantially finished.


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