For a range of reasons, women have felt the brunt of job cutbacks during the coronavirus pandemic in New Hampshire — the opposite of what happened in previous recessions, which fell more heavily on men.
The state ban preventing landlords from removing non-paying tenants was lifted July 1. A separate federal ban that ended last week had protected properties that had federally backed mortgages or housed tenants on certain federal programs.
Nichole Melrose hoped to secure a full-time job working at a school, but finding day care for her 2-year-old proved difficult. Now she fears Congress will drastically reduce or eliminate the extra $600 federal weekly payments she receives while on unemployment.
People who moved to New Hampshire in the past decade most often cited family and employment reasons, while longer-term residents pointed to family and the natural environment as factors for staying here.
A million-dollar cure? A worldwide pandemic pushed a Boston couple to spend $2.4 million for a Portsmouth home offering water views, a remodeled kitchen and 5,000 square feet to spread out on an acre lot with a boat dock.
Landlords banned from evicting tenants during the coronavirus pandemic can begin the eviction process as soon as Wednesday in what one legal assistance attorney predicted will be a “tsunami” of displaced tenants.
An online game that lets students learn about stem cells and tissue engineering also offered them information about high school and college internship programs to further spur their interest in regenerative medicine.
While the state Tuesday reported more than 105,000 Granite Staters unemployed in May, online help-wanted ads for New Hampshire jobs remained near pre-pandemic levels in April and May and surpassed last year’s offerings.
NASHUA — A loyal customer of a large bank for more than 25 years, Jodi Gould still waited three weeks to hear whether she would receive a loan designed to bring back idled workers and help weather a pandemic’s economic storm.
In speaking with local entrepreneurs, a common piece of feedback is that New Hampshire fosters an impressively collaborative business environment, particularly when compared with innovation hubs in other parts of the country.