stimulus http://nhpr.org en Homelessness Numbers Fall for First Time in a Decade http://nhpr.org/post/homelessness-numbers-fall-first-time-decade <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says that homelessness has dropped by 3 percent since last year.</p><p>The numbers are from <a href="http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bhhs/documents/pointintime2012.pdf">an annual one-day count</a> on January&nbsp;25th&nbsp;that targeted welfare offices, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and other organizations. According to Maureen Ryan of the Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services, it&rsquo;s the first time in a decade that homelessness has fallen in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:36:22 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2330 at http://nhpr.org Homelessness Numbers Fall for First Time in a Decade 3 Companies Selected for Stimulus-funded Green Launching Pad http://nhpr.org/post/3-companies-selected-stimulus-funded-green-launching-pad <p>Governor John Lynch announced&nbsp;Wednesday that three manufacturing companies will participate in the latest round of the Green Launching Pad.</p><p>The stimulus-funded Green Launching Pad is a partnership between UNH and the state designed to develop businesses, bring new products to market, and create jobs.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 21:51:20 +0000 Amy Quinton 1469 at http://nhpr.org