Manchester Chamber of Commerce http://nhpr.org en Manchester Chamber of Commerce Expands Lunch In The Park Series http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-chamber-commerce-expands-lunch-park-series <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is expanding its summer Lunch in the Park series this year. Veterans Park is at the center of an effort to clean up the image of downtown area parks.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:39:32 +0000 Ryan Lessard 51692 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Chamber of Commerce Expands Lunch In The Park Series Manchester Chamber of Commerce To Focus On Veteran's Park http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-chamber-commerce-focus-veterans-park <p>In response to increased crime in Manchester’s Veteran’s Park, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce is launching a new initiative to improve its condition.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Manchester Alderman Patrick Long says that in the past few years, Veteran’s Park has garnered a reputation for more theft, public drinking, and fights.</span></p><p>“I’ve gotten complaints from the elders that live around here that tell me they’re afraid to walk through the park, never mind sit and enjoy it.”</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:14:43 +0000 Ella Nilsen 29434 at http://nhpr.org Nashua Chamber Supports Northern Pass http://nhpr.org/post/nashua-chamber-supports-northern-pass <p>The Northern Pass hydro-electric project has a new supporter: The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.</p><p>The chamber endorsed the project because&nbsp;it believes it will help lower energy bills for businesses, said the chamber’s president and CEO, J. Christopher Williams.</p><p>“We have a lot of our large and mid-size companies in southern New Hampshire who are very big consumers of electricity and we are watching our energy costs go up in the future and we are trying to find ways to alleviate that,” he said.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:53:49 +0000 Chris Jensen 17866 at http://nhpr.org