GO
Loading...

New Hampshire

More

  • FairPoint more attractive to buyers with new labor pact Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:19 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications said it needed to bring costs and benefits into sync with competitors in the telecommunications industry. Workers said during a four-month strike in northern New England that the company was positioning itself for potential sale, and a Wall Street analyst said shareholders are pressing for one.

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • Icad reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:21 PM ET

    NASHUA, N.H. _ Icad inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $96,000 in its fourth quarter. Icad expects full-year revenue in the range of $55 million to $59 million. Icad shares have risen 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHOENIX— The Arizona Legislature wants to help Apple Inc. by extending renewable energy tax credits and exemptions to cover the 1.3- million-square-foot data center it plans to open in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa. The House approved a bill Tuesday that expands a $5 million sales tax credit passed last year to include international operations centers that...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— After observing an increasing interest in the use of bitcoin, a Utah lawmaker is asking the state to study the feasibility of accepting the digital currency. Marc Roberts, R- Santaquin, made the case to a House committee on Tuesday that the state should make sure it understands how bitcoin works and determine whether it is a valid payment method for...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint's unionized workers fear they'll find a mess when they return Wednesday from a four-month strike in which replacement workers handled call center duties and maintained the telecommunications network in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. "We have to win back the confidence of our customers," said Adam Frederickson, a FairPoint worker...

  • State-by-state breakdown of used cars with open recalls Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports to dealers and car buyers, searched recalls and state registration databases and found that more than 46 million cars are on U.S. roads with recalled parts that have yet to be repaired. Here is a state-by-state breakdown of cars with unfixed recalls in 2014:. Source: Study of 2014 state registration data by...

  • "That's the stick we'll use to measure every candidate," said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. As an example, he cited the success of Wisconsin Gov. Walker survived a subsequent recall attempt and then won re-election, and lawmakers in Wisconsin are now pushing to pass right-to-work legislation that would limit the organizing power of private-sector unions.

  • Feb 22- Union members ratified an agreement on Sunday that ends a four-month-long strike by some 1,800 workers at FairPoint Communications, a major land-line telecommunications provider in northern New England, union officials announced. Union and FairPoint negotiators reached a tentative agreement on Feb. 19, followed by three days of union member voting...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications workers ratified a new contract during three days of voting, ending a four-month strike by more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, two unions announced Sunday. Todd Bedard, a FairPoint worker in Concord, New Hampshire, said he's satisfied with the outcome. FairPoint CEO Paul Sunu said the contract...

  • New England farm receipts up; Vermont, Maine lead Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 9:45 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— New England farm cash receipts for 2013 were up 4 percent over the previous year, led by top producers in Vermont and Maine, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Vermont ranked highest in cash receipts at $836 million— 10 percent higher than the previous year. Milk is the top money maker in Vermont.

  • WASHINGTON— Pay little attention to the official agenda for this weekend's meeting of the National Governors Association. And for none is the scrutiny more heightened than for New Jersey Gov. Christie aides, making the rounds in a luxury Washington hotel on Friday, sought to project a sense of calm in the face of news that some longtime backers, both in New Jersey...

  • Unions begin 3 days of voting on FairPoint contract Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:57 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— Just a day after the announcement of a tentative agreement, more than 1,700 striking FairPoint Communications workers begin three days of briefings and ratification votes in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The company, northern New England' s primary landline provider, and unions declined to discuss details of the tentative agreement until...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Northern New England's primary landline provider, FairPoint Communications, and two unions representing more than 1,700 workers have reached a tentative agreement to end a four-month strike, officials announced Thursday. FairPoint workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike in October. Mike Spillane, a business manager for...

  • Former executive enters guilty plea in fatal 2013 crash Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 2:02 AM ET

    NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H.— A former Fortune 500 executive on Thursday admitted that he killed a pregnant woman, her fiance and their fetus in what he called a failed suicide attempt when he drove his pickup truck across a highway median into oncoming traffic. Robert Dellinger pleaded guilty to negligent homicide for the 2013 deaths of 24- year-old Amanda Murphy and...

  • Robert Dellinger, 54, of Sunapee, New Hampshire, was initially charged with manslaughter for the deaths of Amanda Murphy, 24, and Jason Timmons, 29, both of Wilder, in the December 2013 crash. He told investigators he was trying to kill himself when he steered his pickup across an empty median on Interstate 89 in Lebanon. Dellinger was a senior vice president and...

  • Dozens of New England roofs buckling under 8 feet of snow Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 8:55 AM ET

    The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has received 74 reports of roof collapses, partial collapses or major structural issues since Feb. 9, and that doesn't account for those that have not been reported, spokesman Chris Besse said. In New Hampshire, more than 500 residents were displaced after two partial collapses at an eight-building apartment...

  • North Country retailer plans to open site in Exeter Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    FRANCONIA, N.H.— Garnet Hill, a clothing and home decor retailer based in Franconia, New Hampshire, is opening a site in Exeter and plans to move about 40 of its 200 jobs there. The Caledonian Record reports the company is the largest employer in Franconia. Company spokeswoman Wendy Thayer said Tuesday the added location is designed to position Garnet Hill for...

  • Feb 16- Record-breaking cold gripped the Eastern United States on Monday as an icy winter storm crippled the nation's central states before it was expected to barrel toward the mid-Atlantic in time to snarl Tuesday's morning commute. Heavy snowfall and ice moving from the Southern Plains eastward pounded Missouri, Arkansas, southern Illinois, Tennessee,...

  • Icy storm encases central US, heads for DC Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    The latest trend in Boston: Shoveling or raking the snow  on the roof so it doesn’t cave in.

    Record-breaking cold gripped the Eastern United States on Monday as an icy winter storm crippled the nation's central states.