economic development en Canadian Firm Plans To Double Size Of Colebrook Plant <p></p><p>Codet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Incorporated, a Canadian firm, is expanding its&nbsp;</span>Colebrook<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plant including hiring 25 new employees.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“They plan to almost double the size of their operation,” said Michael Bergeron, an official with the state’s Department of Resources and Economic Development.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Currently the firm has 28 employees.</span></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:44:21 +0000 Chris Jensen 47142 at Railway Grant Seen As Getting Coos Development Moving <p>North Country economic development officials are crossing their fingers and waiting to hear later this summer whether the federal government will provide money to upgrade <a href="">a section of rail line through Coos County.</a></p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>For years one of the problems with economic development in the North Country has been getting stuff in and getting stuff out.</p><p>Jeff Hayes is the executive director of the North Country Council, the regional planning group.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 31581 at Concord Approves Downtown Overhaul <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Concord City Council has approved a dramatic Main Street overhaul. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under the plan, Main Street will be converted from four lanes to a modified three-lane set-up.&nbsp; New lighting, wider sidewalks, more benches, and bike racks are also part of the plan. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:01:25 +0000 Amanda Loder 29047 at Video Game Industry Could Keep N.H. Young and Tech-Savvy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire is producing young programmers and designers looking to start their own video game business. And the trick is getting them to stay in the state…</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Ryan Lessard 22688 at Video Game Industry Could Keep N.H. Young and Tech-Savvy Commissioner George Bald <p>We sit down with George Bald, outgoing Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development.&nbsp; Bald announced he’ll retire in November after serving nearly thirteen years as chief advocate for the state’s economy, promoting business development and overseeing travel and tourism, including the state park system. We’ll talk with him about his tenure.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:33:56 +0000 Laura Knoy 12173 at Commissioner George Bald