The unadjusted August 2014 unemployment rate for New Hampshire was 4.3 percent, according to NH Employment Security. This is a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the July rate, which remained at 4.4 percent after revision.
Gov. Maggie Hassan told members of the Dover, Rochester and Somersworth Chambers of Commerce Friday morning that she supports raising the minimum wage for Granite State workers. Hassan was giving a State of the State speech at an annual breakfast presented by the Tri-Chambers of Commerce.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill offering a large reward for information into the murders of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. The bill authorizes up to $10 million in rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the kidnapping and brutal killings of Foley, of Rochester, and Sotloff, of Florida.
Frisbie Memorial Hospital CEO Al Felgar said his hospital will be in a better position next year when four insurance companies will begin offering plans under the Affordable Care Act that include the hospital and its affiliated physicians. Felgar confirmed Wednesday that Frisbie now has contracts with four insurance companies - Minuteman Health, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Maine Community Health, and Assurant Health - that will not only join the New Hampshire insurance marketplace through the ACA next year, but will also include Frisbie in their network of providers on these new plans.
This undated file still image from video released April 7, 2011, by GlobalPost, shows James Foley of Rochester, N.H., a freelance contributor for GlobalPost, in Benghazi, Libya. This undated file still image from video released April 7, 2011, by GlobalPost, shows James Foley of Rochester, N.H., a freelance contributor for GlobalPost, in Benghazi, Libya.
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Holiday Events Committee is pleased to announce that plans are underway for this year's annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade. Underwritten by Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Granite State Express Care and Granite State Lab, the 4th annual community Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday evening, December 5, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Central Square in downtown Rochester.
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its Annual Operation Thank You, sponsored by Federal Savings Bank. Operation Thank You is the Chamber's membership appreciation day where all Chamber members are thanked for their contributions and support.
Before James Foley was executed in Syria last month, his family had raised almost $1 million in pledges as they prepared to possibly negotiate for his ransom to have him freed, said his mother Diane Foley. But U.S. government officials told the family that it's illegal to give ransom money to terrorist organizations, and that they could be prosecuted.
Elaine Stevens of Rochester, was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the LeTourneau University Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester. Stevens achieved a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 for the semester to receive this honor.
Thirteen year old Keeley Shea Patricia McCabe of Rochester and author of “It's Not Always as It Seems. A Story about Dyslexia” will be joining three other authors - Layne Case, Eileen Doyon and Gina Favazza Rowland, at an Authors' Tea at the Silver Fountain Inn and Tea Parlor of Dover, located at 103 Silver St. on Sunday, Sept.
Convicted rapist and murderer Seth Mazzaglia is asking for legal documents that will cost $2,250 so he can prepare for his upcoming appeal to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. According to a transcript order form filed with Mazzaglia's notice of mandatory appeal, his attorneys are asking for a $900 transcript of Mazzaglia's monthlong jury trial, a $900 transcript of his February suppression hearing and a $450 transcript of a motion hearing held on April 1. During the April hearing, the state objected to Mazzaglia's motion to depose witness Roberta Gerkin of Rochester before his murder trial.