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Businesses in the Monadnock Region know what they need to grow: More training in high-demand fields, better infrastructure to help convince employees to relocate here and ways to reduce the debt burdening recent graduates.
SALEM — When Mary Johanna Brown started her own company two decades ago, she wanted advice from experienced entrepreneurs.
“They ended up being all men,” she said.
That’s because there weren’t many women who owned or operated companies in New Hampshire 22 years ago when she founded Brown & Company Design in Portsmouth.
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster will host her second Career and Opportunities Fair, featuring employers from the financial, medical, manufacturing and hospitality industries, among others.
The fair will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn, 172 N. Main St., Concord.
Homes in Atkinson that have contaminated water in their wells now can connect to a municipal water system.
Forty-four homes that had been struggling with the contamination now have access to a safe drinking water supply.
New Hampshire has a strong tradition of civic engagement, but communities and individuals are competing on an uneven playing field against entrenched, well-funded special interests.