Tag archive for ‘economy’
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

New Hope officials mull parking rate increase, annual commercial building inspections at owner’s cost

An advisory sub-committee of New Hope Borough Council has recommended raising parking rates and extending parking meter hours of operation to compensate for a shortfall caused by a mobile phone-based payment system More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

New business group ‘VC 2015’ goes public with takeover plan for New Hope visitors center

VC 2015 CEO Greg Gauthier (far left) and Chairman George Fernandez (middle) at a recent business gathering VC 2015, a new business entity headed by local businessman Greg Gauthier, along with entrepreneur George More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Organizers of open forum for New Hope merchants hope to boost downtown foot traffic

“Let’s bring the ‘hope’ back to New Hope,” beckons the flyer being distributed to downtown business owners promoting a “merchant open forum” being held Wednesday, Oct. 15. The More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

New Hope Chamber of Commerce says it will hold quarterly “open merchants’ meetings”

First open business community meeting in August. The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday evening that it will hold its second “open merchants’ meeting” on Nov. 17, and host additional More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

New Hope Chamber of Commerce leaves non-members in the dark about ‘open community meeting’ scheduled on their behalf

The New Hope Chamber of Commerce appears to be backing away from its promises of “better communications” with the greater New Hope business community, failing to notify non-members of a meeting scheduled More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Chamber of Commerce to announce date for open meeting seeking feedback from New Hope business owners

On July 18, amid revelations about financial problems at the New Hope Chamber of Commerce, officials there declared that, “Within the week, we will announce a date for a community meeting at which all greater More...