Category Archives: Economy/Economics

Two Hundred Jobs Were Promised But Where Are They?

One of the promises made by the developers of the proposed biomass plant in Berlin was the creation of 200 jobs in the trucking and logging business, mostly in the North Country. But finding them is hard. More… *| Berlin Daily … Continue reading

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NH Start-ups receive $100,000 investment cash

MANCHESTER — Three startups in the Accelerate NH 17 incubator program were awarded $100,000 each in investment capital Tuesday after presenting their business plans at Demo Day, an event featured at Alpha Loft’s Startup Shindig at Oracle + Dyn in … Continue reading

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NH Senate measure would tie municipal hands on Airbnb rules

It would be a lot harder for municipalities to inspect vacation and short-term rentals, like Airbnb, under a last-minute amendment attached to House Bill 654, which was approved May 18 by the NH Senate. Under the measure – which also … Continue reading

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Statewide expansion of Coos tax break goes to governor’s desk

The tax break available to developers in Coos County will be spread throughout the state if House Bill 316 is signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu. The Senate on May 18 narrowly approved the bill, which would give towns and … Continue reading

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Grant Bosse: Creative destruction at Dartmouth

Creative destruction churns the economy. We feel the pain as incumbent businesses that are lost, but it’s harder to measure the incremental gains that accrue over the years. If we froze our economy in carbonite, we’d have stability but sacrifice … Continue reading

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Atlantic Prefab moves HQ to Wilton NH

WILTON — Atlantic Prefab Inc. is moving its headquarters out of the Gate City and into a new, larger space in Wilton. Atlantic Prefab, one of the largest manufacturers of prefabricated steel trusses and prefabricated, prefinished wall panels in New … Continue reading

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Making Collective Bargaining Negotiations Public

Salaries and benefits are the biggest expenses in public education. They are also the biggest drivers for the continually increasing costs of running our schools with fewer and fewer students. In my school district, salaries and assorted benefits will cost … Continue reading

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