Business

Nashua startup company seeing fast success

NASHUA – In just a few years, one local startup tech company has expanded its business to service clients across the country in all 50 states. Performology is a Nashua-based startup company. Its officials were recently awarded for their work at the New Hampshire Tech Alliance Startup ...

Daughter returns home to practice orthodontics with her father

NASHUA – Some say it is not a good idea to mix business with family, Hugh and Stephanie Phillis seem primed for success with their orthodontic practice in Nashua. This week, Stephanie joined her father, Hugh, at his practice in Nashua after years of dental school and residency ...

Company now offering paper straws

BEDFORD – Reports about the overwhelming amount of plastic and other waste in oceans continue to fill the headlines. Consumers are now looking for and appreciate ways they can contribute in reducing their waste footprint. Recently, Great NH Restaurants stopped automatically handing out ...

Front Door Agency selected as beneficiary

NASHUA – The Front Door Agency has been selected as the beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for July. The Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program, which launched in April 2014, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal of making a difference ...

SNHMC wins Heart Association award

NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients ...

Newman named CEO of Silverstone Living

NASHUA – The board of directors of Silverstone Living recently announce the appointment of Brian Newman as chief executive officer of Silverstone Living. Newman will be replacing Peter Warecki, who will be retiring on June 28 after 20 years with the organization. After a national ...

Duprey Hospitality to open new Tru by Hilton

CONCORD – Duprey Hospitality will be opening the Tru by Hilton, a midscale hotel brand, in the spring of 2020 at 406 S. Main Street, off exit 12 on I-93. The four-story, 85-room hotel promises guests a simplified and spirited stay, grounded in value. Guests will notice the hotel is modern and ...

Bedford Martial Arts opens Nashua campus

NASHUA – On June, Bedford Martial Arts Academy opened the doors to its second location, its Nashua campus, located at 650 Amherst St. (Route 101A in Greystone Plaza next to Lilac Blossom). The Bedford Campus has had a positive impact on students in the Bedford area for more than 12 years, ...

Derry Imaging invests in early-detection tech

DERRY – Derry Imaging recently announced they are bringing an innovative technology on board through Volpara Solutions, a leading provider of breast imaging analytics and products that improve the early detection of breast cancer. Derry Imaging will be the first local provider to use ...

Copper Door Restaurants Donate $25,000

Great NH Restaurants recently announced a donation to the Children’s Scholarship Fund New Hampshire of $25,000 from their Copper Door locations in Bedford and Salem. The funding will support scholarships for local New Hampshire children grades K-12. Forty-nine schools are part of the ...

U.S. stocks edge higher after 2 weeks of gains

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. stocks edged higher in late-afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday following two weeks of gains. Trading remained choppy as uncertainty continued over several ongoing trade disputes and their possible effect on economic growth. Technology companies were among the ...

Main Street Money: The path less taken

The retirement crisis is real, and I’m concerned about our future. I believe everything we’ve been told about saving money is wrong. I didn’t always, however, even though I am old enough to have remembered the truth, I, too, bought into the myth. I came to financial services rather late ...

Fiat Chrysler wants to merge with Renault

PARIS (AP) – Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce ...

BAE celebrates graduating warriors

NASHUA – BAE Systems recognizes the importance of those who serve in the trenches of battlefields around the world, as well as those who have come home as veterans. Since 2009, BAE has worked to make the transition for returning veterans a little easier through its Warrior Integration ...

Main Street Money: Husbands, consider your wives when planning retirement

I recently did a retirement planning workshop for women. It’s been on my mind for quite a while, ever since I’ve seen the messes men have put their wives in because of bad planning. One such is a good client of mine, call her Alice, whose now deceased husband, Ted, elected a single-life ...

D-H’s Manchester clinic is expanding

MANCHESTER – Ground was formally broken Tuesday for a new 90,000 square-foot expansion of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Manchester clinic. An ambulatory surgery center will include state-of-the art operating rooms, including ones dedicated for pediatric patients. The new space will include ...

Tighe & Bond moves up national rankings

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Tighe & Bond, one of the leading full-service engineering and environmental consulting firms in the northeastern U.S., climbed 19 spots this year to No. 222 on Engineering News Record’s (ENR) 2019 Top 500 Design Firms ranking. In the past two years, Tighe & Bond ...

Nashua’s Adult Learning Center recognized as education business leader

NASHUA – Nashua’s Adult Learning Center has been recognized as one of 10 companies honored by Business New Hampshire Magazine as 2019 Businesses of the Year. As noted in the nonprofit’s mission statement, the center is designed to provide the academic skills, job training and support ...

Main Street Money: The looming ‘care-tastrophy’

There are a lot of things that can literally eat your lunch when it comes to retirement. Inflation, taxes, market risk, outliving your money, making poor decisions – all of these can be retirement killers. Further, they are all exacerbated by longevity. The longer you live, the more each can ...

U.S.-China trade tensions rattle markets

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 500 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China inched closer to a potential escalation in their costly trade war. The U.S. was set to impose higher tariffs on China on Friday, a day after representatives from ...