New Hampshire Business Review - February 17 2006

New chairman named at Ruger

James E. Service, a retired Navy vice admiral, has been named chairman of board of Sturm, Ruger & Company. Service, a member of the board since 1992, succeeds William Ruger Jr., who stepped down earlier this month as chief executive…

Enterasys trial postponement sought

Lawyers for former Enterasys Networks executives on trial for securities fraud are asking that the March 7 trial be postponed because federal prosecutors are interfering with the defense by instructing Enterasys not to pay the defendants’ legal costs and preventing…

Manchester to launch trash/recycling pickup

Recycling in Manchester will become more convenient next week thanks to a new 10-year contract between the city, Pinard Waste Systems of Manchester and Corcoran Environmental Services of Kennebunk, Maine. Beginning March 1, Manchester residents will be able to place…

Bald confirmed as DRED chief

George Bald, former commissioner of the state Department of Resources and Development, will officially be returning to the job in early April following the 3-1 vote yesterday by the Executive Council to confirm his appointment. The Somersworth resident, who served…

Study measures housing's economic impact

A new study ranks New Hampshire’s housing industry 21st in the nation in terms of its economic impact to both the state and localities. According to the study, conducted by The National Association of Home Builders, the state’s housing construction…