Power Lunch: John Lynch

Over a Caesar salad, the former New Hampshire governor describes his unusual trajectory from a Wall Street turnaround expert to the best coach his children ever had to the state’s longest-serving governor. When he left the job in 2012 after serving eight years as governor of New Hampshire, John Lynch became the only governor in the state’s history to serve four terms. In fact, only two other governors have served even three terms. If...

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Creative Economy: Award-winning jazz composer-conductor takes lead in digital piracy battle
Mar29

Creative Economy: Award-winning jazz composer-conductor takes lead in digital piracy battle

When Maria Schneider was in graduate school in the 1980s, she was mildly interested in her required music-business courses, but her focus was the music itself. Little did she suspect that, decades later, along with having risen to the top of her profession as a big-band jazz composer and conductor, with five Grammy awards and high-profile commissions throughout the world, she also would emerge as a leading figure in debates about the...

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Business Notes: March 13, 2016

Wilder — Steve Davis, owner of VerMod, the Wilder-based manufacturer of energy-efficient modular homes, has purchased the 20,000-square-foot building on Route 5 that his company has leased for two years. Terms of the deal were not announced. VerMod secured financing for the purchase with support from the Green Mountain Economic Development Corp., the Vermont Small Business Development Center, the Vermont Economic Development...

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People in Business: March 13, 2016
Mar13

People in Business: March 13, 2016

Katie Blake, of Grantham, has joined Ledyard National Bank as branch manager at the bank’s New London location. Blake has more than 20 years of customer service experience, including multiple years in retail management, and has been in banking for the past four years. Prior to joining Ledyard National Bank, she held supervisory roles at People’s United Bank and Citizens Bank.  The Valley News recognizes the achievements of members of...

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Business Notes: March 6, 2016
Mar06

Business Notes: March 6, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — The River Valley Workforce Investment Board will host the fifth annual River Valley Employment Fair on April 27, from 2-5 p.m., at Riverside Middle School, 13 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vt. The fair is aimed at connecting local job seekers with seasonal and permanent jobs in the area and to showcase resources and training programs designed to help job seekers, a news release from the Workforce Investment Board...

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