New Hampshire Business Review - December 9 2005

State to intervene in CCT bankruptcy

New Hampshire Labor Commissioner George Copadis and Senior Assistant Attorney General Peter Roth will appear in a bankruptcy court in Delaware on Friday as part of the state’s effort to recoup wages and benefits owed to more than 500 workers…

Comcast reshapes for Adelphia buyout

Kevin M. Casey, Comcast’s senior vice president in New England, will become president of the newly formed New England Division of the cable giant when its partial acquisition of Adelphia Communications is completed. After the acquisition of Adelphia assets by…

IRS sets new mileage rate for 2006

The New Year will ring in an Internal Revenue Service adjustment to the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile for business purposes. The new 2006 rate has been set at 44.5 cents…

Exeter chamber seeks nominations

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year Awards, to be presented at a luncheon in March. Award categories are: manufacturing/technology, education/non-profits, retail/wholesale, real estate/construction/engineering, health care, financial services/insurance, business services and…

American Skiing upbeat despite loss

American Skiing Company, owner of Attitash Ski Resort in Bartlett and seven other resorts in Vermont, Maine, Colorado and Utah, reported a net loss of $42.2 million, or $1.33 per basic and diluted common share, for the first quarter of…

Firm shuts Mich. plant, moves work to N.H.

Plans of a Michigan-based automotive parts manufacturer to close a tooling fabrication facility and transfer equipment to its New Hampshire facilities will not necessarily bring jobs to the Granite State, they will allow the employees of its New Hampshire operation…