New Hampshire


  • Cutler attacks LePage over Great Northern deal Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    Cutler said that LePage negotiated a bad deal with Portsmouth, New Hampshire- based Cate Street Capital, which manages the Great Northern Paper Co. mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. The East Millinocket paper mill shut down in January, and last week the company declared bankruptcy.

  • Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.

  • 3 creditors want GNP bankruptcy moved to Maine Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine— Three Maine-based creditors want to move the Great Northern Paper Co. bankruptcy case from Delaware to Maine. The creditors contend Maine's attorney general, the towns of East Millinocket and Millinocket and the employees' unions all support moving the federal bankruptcy proceedings to Maine.

  • Gas prices drop a bit more in New Hampshire Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen half a penny in the past week, averaging $3.37 a gallon. Gasbuddy.com says that's 3 cents more than the national average, which increased 1.2 cents last week to $3.34 a gallon. Gas prices in New Hampshire are 15.7 cents per gallon lower than they were a year ago, and 7.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

  • Politics meets energy at New Hampshire summit Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:31 AM ET

    Jeb Bradley— who made the quip about prices— and also from candidates for governor and U.S. Senate: Democrats Gov. Jeanne Shaheen and their respective Republican challengers Walt Havenstein and Scott Brown.

  • New degree program for Manchester teachers Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    MANCHESTER, N.H.— Three University System of New Hampshire schools have developed a more affordable Master of Education program for teachers in Manchester. The new master's degree program in curriculum and instruction is being offered exclusively to Manchester educators and costs less than $10,000.

  • At a glance: Gasoline prices by state Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.

  • Maine's Great Northern Paper files for bankruptcy Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine— Once a giant in the paper industry, Great Northern Paper Co. LLC has filed for bankruptcy. New Hampshire- based Cate Street Capital, which owns the company, closed Great Northern's East Millinocket mill in January because of low prices for paper and high costs for wood, pulp and energy.

  • Oil Company sued by supplier seeking $4.7M Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    HUDSON, N.H.— New Hampshire's attorney general is closely monitoring a lawsuit filed by a major supplier of home heating oil against a dealer who supplies about 30,000 customers with fuel to be sure the dealer can fulfill its obligations.

  • New company running National Guard support program Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    MANCHESTER, N.H.— A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families won praise from a Defense Department official Monday as it transitions to new management.

  • Lawmakers wary of university budget proposal Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— While some New Hampshire lawmakers like the idea freezing in-state tuition at public colleges for another two years, they aren't ready to increase funding for the university system by 34 percent.

  • Family of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may sue Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    BOSTON— The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012..

  • Spending bill leaves out immigration courts Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border— even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.

  • NY developer to invest $108 million in Puerto Rico Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's government on Thursday announced the construction of a $108 million real estate project as the island tries to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump with help from U.S. investors.

  • Supermarket feud tied to monthly job figures Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    BOSTON— The worker revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain appears to have caused a ripple effect in the Massachusetts economy, with the state reporting Thursday that several thousand jobs were lost in August, largely because of "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail sector.

  • Census: 2013 poverty rate falls in New Hampshire Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:32 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— There were about 17,000 fewer people living in poverty in New Hampshire in 2013 compared to the year before, new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau suggests. In New Hampshire, 8.7 percent of the population lives in poverty, compared with 15.8 percent nationally.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move by the U.S. central bank.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to open flat, eyes on Fed statement Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Wednesday ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move by the U.S. central bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 U.S. presidential run, accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often aimed at his own party.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 presidential run, on Tuesday accused the Obama administration of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often lobbed at his own party.