Internships create a win-win

When Roni Shaner goes to college this fall and her professors mention dimensional tolerances or blueprint designs, she will have more than a few textbook pages to supplement her understanding....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Chamber warns of possible scam Some local businesses have been contacted by a company called Graphics Elite Publications attempting to sell them advertising.The company says it is working with the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

379-year-old N.H. farm goes unsold

DOVER, N.H. – It’s a good season for the beloved sweet corn on the 379-year-old Tuttle Farm. It also looks good for the crops that weren’t there a year ago, produced by a group of visiting young...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Merkel, Sarkozy propose eurozone government

PARIS – The leaders of France and Germany called Tuesday for greater economic discipline and unity among European nations but declined to take the expensive financial measures seen by many...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. stocks fall on worries about European economy, debt

NEW YORK – Worries about Europe’s economic and debt problems sent stocks Tuesday to their first loss in four days.The major indexes bounced up and down in another volatile day. The Dow Jones...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Netflix adds kid-friendly feature

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix Inc. is giving kids and their parents a new reason to embrace its Internet video-subscription service as it raises prices to the dismay of many customers.A “Just For Kids”...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

City Cleaners moving to U.S. 160 location City Cleaners will be moving to its new location at 21760 U.S. Highway 160, the old Francisco’s used car lot, from Friday to Aug. 28.Tom Goldenberg, who...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Sneaky stealing prompts action

Sticky-fingered shoppers be warned, the business owners on Main Avenue have had enough.After noticing several incidents of chronic shoplifters appearing and reappearing in their stores, downtown...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks endure wild week

NEW YORK – Is it time to sell everything or buy with abandon?Investors can’t make up their minds. Last week was one of the most volatile in the history of Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

No quick exit for eurozone

FRANKFURT, Germany – Twenty-one months after Greece triggered financial and political turmoil by admitting it was broke, the eurozone still can’t fix its debt crisis.The reasons: intractable...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

New dentist joins Smile Makers Joseph Baumgart has joined Southwest Smile Makers, a dental program of San Juan Basin Health Department, which primarily serves uninsured and low-income...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Turbulence on Wall Street threatens to spook consumers

WASHINGTON – What little confidence consumers have is being undermined by the tumult on Wall Street.Americans struggling with lean wages and job insecurity have seen their 401(k) accounts shrivel...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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