Saturday, July 2, 2011

Walgreens finally opens in downtown Laconia

October 16, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

After years of planning and months of construction, the Walgreens Pharmacy downtown is open. The store’s management team welcomed city leaders including Mayor Matt Lahey and Councilor Gregg Knytych, along with neighboring residents and business owners who came to see the new store Thursday evening during a business after hours-style open house, before it officially [...]

Seacoast single-family home sales slip in August

September 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

PORTSMOUTH — Sales of single-family homes in nine sample Seacoast towns registered a third straight monthly decline in August, falling off 14 percent from July and 8 percent from August 2008 numbers. It was the slowest month for closings since April, according to the Seacoast Board of Realtors. Still, pending sales remained exactly the same [...]

Merchants offer mixed take on summer season

September 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

PORTSMOUTH — With hungry customers filling her shop throughout the day, Chris Bistany barely had time to talk about how busy Moe’s Italian Sandwiches was Sunday. “It’s been a crazy day,” she said. Bistany was among those seeing a brisk day of business as shoppers, tourists and sightseers roamed downtown Portsmouth looking for bargains before [...]

Judge tentatively approves N.H. newspaper bid

September 3, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A New Hampshire newspaper that closed in July may soon be up and running again after a federal judge gave a Pennsylvania newspaper chain conditional approval Wednesday to buy the publication. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge J. Michael Deasy tentatively approved the sale of the Eagle-Times in Claremont to the Sample News Group during [...]

Southwest Gets Extension to Make Repairs on Planes

September 2, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

DALLAS – Federal officials are giving Southwest Airlines until Dec. 24 to replace unapproved parts on about 50 airplanes. The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that the parts do not prevent safe operation of the planes. The jets’ manufacturer, Boeing Co., had reached the same conclusion. The FAA will let Southwest fly the planes as [...]