Over 1,800 New Hampshire high school students are expected to attend NH Construction career days, which will be held this year on Thursday and Friday, September 22-23, at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation on Route 13 in New Boston. The annual event aims to increase professional awareness in the construction and transportation industries through hands-on experience with heavy equipment, welding, small tools, electrical installation and other construction-related trades. Event organizers include Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT; the Gilford and Goffstown public works departments; National Association of Women in Construction Granite State Chapter; the NH Public Works Association; NH Road Agents Association; and Stay Safe Traffic Products Inc.
That Plan the NH fall conference, “Retail Remade: New Life for Downtowns and Commercial Districts,” will be held on Thursday, September 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Hotel Concord in Concord. The program focuses on the current and future condition of commercial/retail space and the role the space plays in community revitalization. keynote speaker will be David Dixon, Vice President and Urban Places Fellow at Boston-based Stantec. Conference sessions include: “Destination Retail: Learning from Toscan Village”; “One-Way Street, Two-Way Street, Choose Your Poison: How Traffic Patterns Affect Downtown Vitality”; “Reinventing the Mall”; “Entering the Ground Floor: Maximizing Valuable Space”; and “Building blocks of a lively inner city”. Panelists will include design, planning and development leaders from across New Hampshire. Further information and registration can be found at plannh.org/events or email [email protected]
That Seacoast Board of Realtors is hosting a paper shredding and food drive on Saturday, October 1st in aid of St. Vincent de Paul of Hampton. The shredding takes place on site from 9.00 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Hampton Municipal Parking Lot. The public is asked to bring up to three bags or bank boxes per ride. Perishable items for the St. Vincent de Paul of Hampton pantry or monetary donations are solicited.
That Belknap Economic Development Council and the Wentworth Economic Development Corporation are partners in the Community Navigator Program of the NH Community Development Finance Authority. The program aims to break down barriers to accessing critical resources for small businesses, with a focus on micro-enterprises, cooperatives and early-stage businesses – owned by women, veterans, the socially and economically disadvantaged and underserved entrepreneurs. The program is funded through a $2.5 million grant from the US Small Business Administration to the CDFA. For more information, see Community Navigator website or contact the Belknap EDC at [email protected] or 603-524-3057.
An information event presented by the NH Department of Transport, is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22 to provide a design update for the Interstate 93 Exit 4A project in Londonderry and Derry. The meeting will take place at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry. The meeting includes an open house, giving participants the opportunity to review project plans and ask questions of project team members. Formal presentation begins at 7:00 pm Presentation materials will be posted at after the meeting i93exit4a.com/.Weaver Brothers Construction Co., Bow, which began work on the site in August, is scheduled to complete the first phase of the three-phase, $45.5 million project in October 2024. The entire project is expected to be completed in 2026.
Located in South Burlington, Vt PC build named Weston Bashlor as the new Director of Business Development. Bashlor has 16 years of experience in the construction industry and has worked throughout the Southeast.
Eleven New Hampshire professionals who work with homebuyers were named 2023 New Hampshire Homeownership Grantees. The program provides an opportunity to explore the mortgage financing system and participate in workshops on housing and public policy, housing and economic development, state government issues, and New Hampshire Housing’s homeownership programs.
The 2023 grantees are: Julia Forbes, Bellwether Community Credit Union; Bill Gaudet, HarborOne Mortgage; Sandi Grace, Bank of New Hampshire; Chrissy Gossel, NH Housing; Sandee Guide, HarborOne Mortgage; Brendan Hague, CMG Home Loans; Bobby Hill, Northway Bank; Jessica Hooper, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust;
Megan Pepper, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp.; Kyrsten Shedd, Guild Mortgage;and Lorraine Tyma, HarborOne Mortgage.
Position Imaging Inc.Stratham, a developer of package logistics and asset tracking technology, has announced that its Smart Package Room has processed over 1 million packages since it was first deployed in 2019. The so-called Smart Shelf technology is used in multi-family and student housing communities and offers secure access to tenant packages.