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Let the boating season begin.  With the successful completion of its annual inspection by the New Hampshire Departments of Safety, Marine and Fire Safety Divisions, the venerable M/S Mount Washington kicked off its 2018 cruising season with Governor Chris A. Sununu, and several invited guests from throughout the state, aboard a NH State Tourism hosted Shakedown Cruise. Read more →


Abhijit “Nannu” Nobis, of Nobis Engineering, Inc., was selected by a jury of his peers from New Hampshire’s engineering societies as the “2018 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year.” The American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) nominated Nobis based on his record of professional accomplishments, service to the profession, and contributions to the community. He’ll be receiving this award at the 67th Annual Engineer’s Week Banquet on February 22 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. Read more →


Saving time for better things is also the idea behind a new local meal kit business called Local Baskit.  Similar to national brands but sourcing from local farms and food artisans this Concord-based company offers recipes and premeasured ingredients ready to cook, all in portions for 2-4 – perfect for a family to make together in less time than it takes to find a healthy recipe and shop for everything. Like Wash Street – Local Baskit was created and is run by a working mom. Read more →


“These types of affordable and accessible units are not readily available in our community,” Weaver said, “and we know that many families who have been here for generations might be forced to leave if they cannot find safe, well serviced housing for senior family members.” Read more →