Category Archives: New Hampshire

FairPoint Communications opens second NH data center.

MANCHESTER, N.H. – FairPoint Communications will be opening its second new data center in New Hampshire since announcing it was going into the cloud storage business. The new FairPoint Communications data center in Manchester, which won’t require ...

New warehouse will help Stonewall Kitchen meet demand.

DOVER, N.H. – A new warehouse being built in Dover, New Hampshire, will allow Stonewall Kitchen, a specialty food company known for its jams and sauces, to keep up with increasing demand for its array of products. Months after Stonewall Kitchen ran out ...

Big Daddy’s Signs to hire in New Hampshire.

LACONIA, N.H. – Big Daddy’s Signs, a family-owned, Internet-based business that makes custom digital signs, has set up shop in Laconia, where it plans to hire 10 people during the next year. Formerly located in Winter Garden, Florida, Big Daddy ...

Snow blowers flying out of Granz Turf Depot.

SALEM, N.H. – New Englanders tiring of shoveling snow by the foot are buying unprecedented numbers of snow blowers at places like Granz Turf Depot in Salem. In the last 22 days, Granz Turf Depot has sold a whopping 1,500 snow blowers, which averages to ...

Garnet Hill to open new facility in Exeter this summer.

EXETER, N.H. — Staying true to its New Hampshire roots, Garnet Hill, based in Franconia, has announced plans to open a new facility this summer in Exeter. The company, which is now part of the Home Shopping Network’s Cornerstone division, is known for ...

New Hampshire is hiring, adding more jobs.

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire added 8,600 new jobs in 2014 – and it’s looking to add even more jobs in a number of industries. In fact, Annette Neilsen, an economist with the New Hampshire Employment Security, said the last three months of the ...

Stonewall Kitchen to be tenant in new Dover complex.

DOVER, N.H. – A Maine-based specialty food company, Stonewall Kitchen, will be a main tenant in a new facility to be built in Dover. Construction at the industrial complex off Mast Road in Dover, will begin next month and take about a year. Summit Land ...

BAE Systems awarded $221M contract for US Air Force.

NASHUA, N.H. – The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $221 million contract to BAE Electronic Systems in Nashua to provide advanced electronic equipment for F-16 fighter jets. The work, which is expected to be completed by February of 2020, will be done at B ...

PC Connection’s sales up in fourth quarter and 2014.

MERRIMACK, N.H. – Sales were up across the board for Merrimack-based PC Connection Inc. last quarter and last year. The company reported net sales of $631 million for the fourth quarter, up 9 percent, and sales of $2.46 billion for the year, up 10.9 pe ...

Seacoast TEDx event set for May.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. –  TEDxPiscataquaRiver, a Seacoast TEDx event that debuted in 2013, will return to the city for its third year in May. The event on May 8 will feature about 15 live speakers and performers, while also featuring TED Talk videos curated ...

BAE Systems gets $8.9 million Navy contract.

NASHUA, N.H. – An $8.9 million contract has been awarded by the U.S. Navy to BAE Systems to develop technology that could be used in unmanned aircraft, also known as drones, to spot submarines in deep ocean water. The award to the Nashua-based Info ...

Sandwich Tech skis, especially for East Coast slopes.

LITTLETON, N.H. – Taking what they know about engineering and about skiing in the East, two ski-loving engineers have set up shop making skis in New Hampshire’s North Country. Katie Mros and Matt Michaud are using their innovative ideas to create ...

Commuter rail expansion could create 5,600 jobs.

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The best transportation alternative for New Hampshire going forward would be expanding commuter rail service from Manchester to Lowell, Massachusetts, according to a two-year study released yesterday. The New Hampshire Capitol Corrid ...

Portsmouth commercial real estate market on upswing.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Portsmouth’s commercial real estate market, led by the Pease International Tradeport, is leading the way for the Granite State, according to a recent report. Examining trends throughout New Hampshire, the 2015 “Market Out ...