New Hampshire Business Review - May 12 2006

Rivals pleased with power measure

Competitors of Public Service of New Hampshire are pleased that lawmakers seem to have blocked the regulated utility from building a plant in the North Country. Meredith Hatfield, a spokesman for Tamarack Energy, said House Bill 1690, if it passes…

BIA slates policy roundtables

The Business & Industry Association of New Hampshire is planning a series of 15 policy development roundtables to be held in June at sites around the state. The roundtables - featuring business and opinion leaders -- are an open forum…

BrandPartners inks $4.7m more in contracts

Close on the heels of several multimillion-dollar deals penned just days earlier, BrandPartners Group of Rochester has signed several more lucrative contracts, bring the total number of new deals signed in May to $11 million. On Thursday, the integrated retail…

BIA to honor business leaders

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will honor local business leaders at its annual Business Meeting and Member Reception May 24 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester. The BIA will present the “Above and Beyond” awards…

Ex-N.H. employee sues Dell

A former Dell Computer engineer living in New Hampshire last week filed a family leave and disability discrimination suit against his former employer in federal court in New Hampshire. William Schomburg of Atkinson said he was a senior systems engineer…

New England VC investment rises

The first quarter of 2006 was the best opening quarter in four years for New England businesses seeking venture capital, according to the recent MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data from Thomson Financial.…