Granite United Way CEO Patrick Tufts stepping down after 20 years of social good

read more…: Granite United Way CEO Patrick Tufts stepping down after 20 years of social good

Granite United Way announces that Patrick Tufts, President and CEO, will be stepping down from his role at the end of the year. His departure follows two decades of innovative leadership for the organization. Under Tufts’ guidance, the organization has experienced exceptional growth and made a significant impact in communities across New Hampshire and Vermont. 

Wonderland, a new Manchester store where reading is about more than books

read more…: Wonderland, a new Manchester store where reading is about more than books

Deirdre Shaw had long dreamed of opening a bookstore for kids. When that dream finally began to become reality, it formed around the idea of accessibility. Not only the physical accessibility for those with disabilities, though. Shaw wanted the store to be in a neighborhood accessible to city residents who may not be able to jump into a car to take them where they want to go. She wanted items that were accessible to people whose budgets may have little room for extras, like books and toys.

Banks battle escalating fight against scammers

read more…: Banks battle escalating fight against scammers

Thousands of Granite Staters fall victim to the insidious traps set by scammers each year. From 2019 until April 2024, fraud of various types accounted for losses of nearly $80 million in NH, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The most common type of fraud is imposter scams, where the fraudster pretends to be an official and requests information, money, or a gift card to solve the supposed problem. These account for almost half of all Granite State scams.

Manchester Ink Link Celebrates 10th Anniversary

read more…: Manchester Ink Link Celebrates 10th Anniversary

After years as a full-time journalist, Carol Robidoux in 2014 found herself laid off – for the second time, since the Great Recession of 2008 – and wondering what the future of news was going to look like. That’s when she decided to create her own news publication, and in 2014 she launched Manchester Ink Link, what she called a “community hub and news info site for the city of Manchester.”

Nashua awarded $44 million Tech Hub grant for biofab’s ReGen Valley

read more…: Nashua awarded $44 million Tech Hub grant for biofab’s ReGen Valley

Southern New Hampshire was designated one of 31 national regional Tech Hubs in October, and the development of ReGen Valley, the Nashua-Manchester ecosystem for regenerative technology.  The Tech Hubs Program is a flagship initiative of the Biden administration to invest in and grow the economies in communities across the country, advancing America’s global leadership in critical technologies, and strengthening our national and economic security.

Ryerson takes the helm at SNHU, succeeding Paul LeBlanc as the unversity’s 6th president

read more…: Ryerson takes the helm at SNHU, succeeding Paul LeBlanc as the unversity’s 6th president

Lisa Marsh Ryerson began her tenure this week as the sixth president of Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Ryerson, who previously served on the SNHU Board of Trustees for six years before taking on the role of university provost in 2022, succeeds Dr. Paul J. LeBlanc who announced his decision to step down late last year following 21 years of transformational leadership.