New Hampshire Business Review - December 16 2011

USA Springs bailout delayed again

Money to bail out USA Springs still has not arrived, forcing creditors to consider alternatives, including liquidation and foreclosure.Malom Group AG -- the bankrupt company's Swiss financier - was supposed to deposit $7 million on Dec. 9 into the account…

N.H. third-quarter income grew slowly

In the third quarter of 2011, New Hampshire's personal income grew by 0.2 percent -- not nearly as strong as last quarter's gains but still double the national average.Each quarter, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis publishes state-by-state…

2011 future construction deals remain listless

Future construction contracts totaled $1.37 billion in New Hampshire through the end of November, down 28 percent and almost $600 million lower than the $1.92 billion recorded at the same time last year.That's according to industry information service McGraw-Hill Construction,…

Anti-gambling activist Jim Rubens

In the days and weeks leading up to the expected January vote by the New Hampshire House on the latest expanded gaming proposal, former Republican state Sen. Jim Rubens, chair of the Granite State Coalition Against Expanded Gambling, says he…