Nine New Hampshire hospitality businesses have lost an argument that their forced closures during the start of the pandemic warrant property tax relief.
New Hampshire officials are hoping to distribute about $2 million in grants to cities and towns as part of the InvestNH housing program this week.
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.6 percent in February to 3.5 percent in March.
In 2019, Keene’s Human Services Department recorded just one individual and one family formally asking the city for help with their housing.
Here in New Hampshire, the average price per gallon of gas is $3.233, right on par with prices last week.
In 2021, the Legislature enacted a phaseout plan for the Interest and Dividends Tax, which is collected from a percentage of income generated by wealth, that would eliminate the tax by 2027.
Using a model that’s been called “transformative” for the energy market, the Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire announced this week its initial electricity rate will be 15.8 cents per kilowatt-hour, representing a 20 to 40 percent savings compared to the state’s utility companies.
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in December to 3.4 percent in January, the lowest recorded unemployment rate since 1969.
Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the Manchester metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 3.4 percent in November to 3.3 percent in December.
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.