mills http://nhpr.org en Gorham Paper And Tissue To Cut Back On Operations, Employees http://nhpr.org/post/gorham-paper-and-tissue-cut-back-operations-employees <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gorham Paper and Tissue, the town’s largest employer, is temporarily cutting back operations, a move that will lead to 20 to 50 employees losing their jobs.</span></p><p>The company says other employees will see week-long layoffs.</p><p></p><p>In an email Friday, CEO Mike Cummings says the move is in response to record-setting natural gas prices.</p><p>Gorham Town Manager Robin Frost says the news is devastating for the town’s economy.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:19:18 +0000 Michael Brindley 41217 at http://nhpr.org Gorham Paper And Tissue To Cut Back On Operations, Employees The Life and Career of Manchester's "Sweater Queen" http://nhpr.org/post/life-and-career-manchesters-sweater-queen <p>Longtime residents of Manchester may remember a large, stylized sign in the mill district, for Pandora sweaters, one of the area&#39;s biggest operations. A recent documentary tells the story of Pandora and of its longtime owner, May Gruber. It&rsquo;s called <a href="http://www.sweaterqueen.info" target="_blank">&ldquo;Sweater Queen.&rdquo;</a></p><p><strong>Nancy Beach</strong> is producer of the film, which is screening later this week in Manchester. She tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about May Gruber&#39;s life and career.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 22:45:19 +0000 Brady Carlson 8516 at http://nhpr.org The Life and Career of Manchester's "Sweater Queen"