Amanda Loder http://nhpr.org en The Currency: As Paper Industry Folds Across U.S., N.H. Mill Thrives http://nhpr.org/post/currency-paper-industry-folds-across-us-nh-mill-thrives <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:03 +0000 Amanda Loder 51615 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: As Paper Industry Folds Across U.S., N.H. Mill Thrives The Currency: Nashua Company Scores Contract To Tutor Feds In Foreign Languages http://nhpr.org/post/currency-nashua-company-scores-contract-tutor-feds-foreign-languages <p></p><p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Fireworks Industry Thrives In N.H. Amid Loose Regulations</strong></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:21:31 +0000 Amanda Loder 51235 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Nashua Company Scores Contract To Tutor Feds In Foreign Languages The Currency: Long Time CEO Of King Arthur Flour Steps Down http://nhpr.org/post/currency-long-time-ceo-king-arthur-flour-steps-down <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><font><font>The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</font></font></em></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:11:59 +0000 Amanda Loder 50643 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Long Time CEO Of King Arthur Flour Steps Down The Currency: Bay State Solar Company Expands Into N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/currency-bay-state-solar-company-expands-nh <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:40:25 +0000 Amanda Loder 50449 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Bay State Solar Company Expands Into N.H. The Currency: Who's Going On The Turkey Trade Mission, And Why They Say It Matters http://nhpr.org/post/currency-whos-going-turkey-trade-mission-and-why-they-say-it-matters <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we begin a new segment on </span>NHPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> called The Currency.&nbsp; It’s our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></em></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:29:18 +0000 Amanda Loder 50068 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Who's Going On The Turkey Trade Mission, And Why They Say It Matters "Grey's Anatomy" Creator And Alumna Addresses Dartmouth Class Of 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/greys-anatomy-creator-and-alumna-addresses-dartmouth-class-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://dartmouth.edu/" target="_blank">Dartmouth College</a> alumna who is the creative force behind TV shows like “<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/greys-anatomy" target="_blank">Grey’s Anatomy</a>” and “<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/scandal" target="_blank">Scandal</a>” returned to her alma mater to give Sunday’s commencement speech.&nbsp; </span>Shonda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rhimes spent much of her speech talking about the practical realities of daily life.&nbsp; She also derided commencement speakers who tell students to dream bi Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 49875 at http://nhpr.org "Grey's Anatomy" Creator And Alumna Addresses Dartmouth Class Of 2014 Amid Recovery, Selling N.H.'s Foreclosed Homes Still A Challenge http://nhpr.org/post/amid-recovery-selling-nhs-foreclosed-homes-still-challenge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire’s housing market continues to recover—but slowly.&nbsp; That’s according to <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/data-planning/foreclosure/ForeclosureUpdate_06-04-14.html" target="_blank">new figures</a> released by the <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/" target="_blank">New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority</a> today</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:13:22 +0000 Amanda Loder 49690 at http://nhpr.org Amid Recovery, Selling N.H.'s Foreclosed Homes Still A Challenge Former LGC Insurance Program To Return $17.1M In Illegal Subsidies http://nhpr.org/post/former-lgc-insurance-program-return-171m-illegal-subsidies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Local Government Center insurance pool <a href="https://www.pltnh.org/" target="_blank">Property-Liability Trust </a>will return $17 million in illegal subsidies.&nbsp; This despite earlier protests that it didn’t have the money on hand.&nbsp; The money will go to another former LGC insurance pool--<a href="http://www.healthtrustnh.org/" target="_blank">HealthTrust</a>—and then be refunded to member communities.&nbsp; </span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:19:53 +0000 Amanda Loder 49647 at http://nhpr.org Former LGC Insurance Program To Return $17.1M In Illegal Subsidies N.H. Legislature To Vote On Returning Massachusetts Settlement Money To Towns http://nhpr.org/post/nh-legislature-vote-returning-massachusetts-settlement-money-towns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State lawmakers will vote this week on whether to accept a deal that would give 18 towns about $540,000 in back tax payments.&nbsp; A state&nbsp;House and Senate committee of conference approved&nbsp;a measure&nbsp;addressing&nbsp;back payments from Massachusetts to towns along the </span>Merrimack<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Connecticut River watersheds on Friday.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 49515 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Legislature To Vote On Returning Massachusetts Settlement Money To Towns Sunny Memorial Day, Warmer Summer On Horizon For N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/sunny-memorial-day-warmer-summer-horizon-nh <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a series of showers kicked off the holiday weekend, Memorial Day itself should be beautiful across the Granite State--despite a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms.&nbsp; The National Weather Service predicts high temperatures ranging from the </span>70s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the North Country up to the </span>80s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> south of the Notches.</span></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 49146 at http://nhpr.org Sunny Memorial Day, Warmer Summer On Horizon For N.H. N.H. Conference Tackles The Question: How Can The Northeast Adapt To Climate Change? http://nhpr.org/post/nh-conference-tackles-question-how-can-northeast-adapt-climate-change <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.epa.gov/" target="_blank">Environmental Protection Agency</a> and <a href="http://www.antiochne.edu/" target="_blank">Antioch University New England</a> are hosting a climate change adaptation <a href="http://www.antiochne.edu/innovation/climate-change-preparedness/" target="_blank">conference</a> in Manchester this week. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 14:56:51 +0000 Amanda Loder 48807 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Conference Tackles The Question: How Can The Northeast Adapt To Climate Change? Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Controversy Over Racist Remark http://nhpr.org/post/wolfeboro-police-commissioner-resigns-amid-controversy-over-racist-remark <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland has resigned, according to the town police department.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:45:10 +0000 Amanda Loder 48750 at http://nhpr.org Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Controversy Over Racist Remark In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence http://nhpr.org/post/sudan-manchester-man-hopes-appeal-wifes-death-sentence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Hampshire-based husband and brother-in-law of a pregnant Sudanese woman say they're hoping they can still secure her freedom, even though a </span><a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/05/sudan-plays-down-death-sentence-apostasy-201451711382250183.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">key deadline has passed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:04:43 +0000 Amanda Loder 48700 at http://nhpr.org In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence Oscar-Winning Alumna Addresses UNH Class of 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/oscar-winning-alumna-addresses-unh-class-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.unh.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">University of New Hampshire</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> celebrated commencement yesterday with an </span><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obywS0P0zcM" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">address</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from an Academy Award-winning alumna.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 18 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 48674 at http://nhpr.org Oscar-Winning Alumna Addresses UNH Class of 2014 Wolfeboro Town Manager, Selectmen Ask For Police Commissioner's Resignation http://nhpr.org/post/wolfeboro-town-manager-selectmen-ask-police-commissioners-resignation <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Wolfeboro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board of Selectmen and Town Manager have posted a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wolfeboronh.us/Pages/WolfeboroNH_News/01D711E0-000F8513" target="_blank">statement</a> on the town's website condemning comments by local Police Commissioner Robert Copeland, and asking him to resign. Sat, 17 May 2014 16:35:32 +0000 Amanda Loder 48670 at http://nhpr.org Wolfeboro Town Manager, Selectmen Ask For Police Commissioner's Resignation