Business

Stephen Kelley | When safe isn’t always safe and risk isn’t always risk

"But, is it safe?" This is one of the most perplexing questions I get from people who are considering using our income planning services. More often than not, they are referring to an annuity or other life insurance product we sell, and are really struggling with how safe ...

Insurance agency merges locations

NASHUA - Eaton & Berube Insurance Agency has announced that the agency's Milford office team will relocate to its expanded Nashua location. "In an effort to stream­line our services, we're bringing the Milford and Nashua agents together in one central, state-of-the-art ...

MERRIMACK BUSINESS EXPO

MERRIMACK - The Merrimack Town Council initiated and is overseeing the ninth annual Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo, aimed at showcasing businesses, crafters and civic organizations. The purpose is to provide businesses with a conduit for meeting the residents of Merrimack and ...

Manufacturer, RHM International LLC, opening at Hudson site

HUDSON - A Massachusetts manufacturing company will open its first North American fa­cility in Hudson sometime within the first quarter of 2016, hiring up to 40 new employees in the next few years. RHM International LLC, based in Brookline, Mass., finalized its purchase of a ...

Mass. case sheds light on confidential, proprietary info

At-will employees who have not signed a non-solicitation or non-competition agreement are generally free to go into competition with their former employer, yet are prohibited from revealing confidential and proprietary information. A recent Massachusetts case illustrates that confidential and ...

Ripano Stoneworks opens showroom

NASHUA - More than 150 people filled the new Ripano Stoneworks Coun­tertop Showroom last week as three generations of the Laliberte family cut the grand-opening ribbon on their new facility. Family-owned and oper­ated for nearly three de­cades, Ripano Stoneworks is one of the area's leading ...

BUSINESS CALENDAR

TECHWOMEN POWER BREAKFAST BEDFORD - The next TechWomen Power Breakfast will be held 7:30-9 a.m. July 14 at the Manchester Country Club, 180 S. River Road, Bedford. Registration is required, and tickets to the event, which includes break­fast, are $15. To register, visit nhhtc.org or call ...

Hudson firm buys closed Goffstown school

HUDSON - A Hudson sensor company located in a 1960s-era buildings on Route 3A has bought Villa Augustina, an elegant Catholic school in Goffstown that shut last year, but it's unclear what will hap­pen next. RdF Corp. declined to comment when The Telegraph asked for their plans. The company ...

Nashua cafe features local, beer-baked treats

Set up in the former Big Apple Deli on Temple Street, a salon owner and baker have teamed up to open the Local Delights Cafe and Beer Bakery, offering locally sourced breakfast, lunch and baked goods. "We're as farm-to-table as we can be - everything is made in-house," said ...

TECH BITS

THE NEWS Spike making series on computer pioneer McAfee NEW YORK - The Spike television network says it is making a six-part TV series based on the life of anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee, centered around interviews with him. McAfee formed a software security company named for ...

Comcast boosts download speeds

Comcast has sharply increased the download speeds of some of its Inter­net services, the latest step in a battle among providers over one of the basic ser­vices of the online world. The cable giant, which has seen the number of its Internet-only custom­ers equal and perhaps surpass its ...

Subway to halt deals with Jared

NEW YORK - Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relation­ship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by fed­eral and state inves­tigators. The separation was jarring be­cause the 37-year-old everyman has become a familiar face around ...

Greek newlyweds stranded in NYC

Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Kon­stantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were sud­denly declined and they were left ...

Rapid Machining sponsor for ABC’s ‘BattleBots’ series.

NASHUA - When the robot named HyperShock fights as part of the ABC-TV program "BattleBots" this summer, one Nashua-based machine shop will be cheering it on. Rapid Machining, 22 Charron Ave. in Nashua, is a formal sponsor and sup­plier of the machined parts for the ...

From trade school to diploma mill

WASHINGTON - How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predato­ry as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it? In 1990, there wasn't a single ...

Consignment store opens up on Main Street in Nashua

NASHUA – Having her own store has long been a dream for Ontaya Glenn, co-owner of Dress 2 Impress, which opened on Main Street on Saturday, but some hard-nosed business sense went into the decision, as well. Other store owners on the block, she said, “told me that there ...

New England network for business women opens center in Nashua Monday

NASHUA – A new resource for New Hampshire businesswomen and entrepreneurs will open in Nashua on Monday. The nonprofit service, the New Hampshire Women’s Business Center, is an initiative of the Boston-based Center for Women and Enterprise which helps more than 3,000 women ...

Nashua business relocates to new East Pearl office

IMSYS Security is a 10-year-old company that started in the garage of Heath Gaffney’s home. After four years, IMSYS growth demanded an office, and the team packed up the basement and moved to Pine Street extension to a 500-square-feet office. With continued growth and the need ...

Parent companies of Hannaford, Stop & Shop supermarkets agree to merger

Two years after Stop & Shop left New Hampshire, closing all six of its supermarkets in the face of withering competition, it may indirectly return because its parent company wants to merge with the parent company of Hannaford supermarkets, which has stores scattered throughout the state. ...