Latest Links: Self-Insured See Dramatic Cost Increases, Wolfeboro Takes Company To Court Over Failed Wastewater Project

New Hampshire’s Business And Economic News In Brief

State insurance report shows increases, some profits “CONCORD – Health insurance costs have been increasing for everyone – roughly 14 percent overall – but those who are self-insured took by far the biggest hit, according to a rate report issued recently by the state Insurance Commission.” (nashuatelegraph.com)

Wolfeboro sues engineering firm over wastewater project “Wright-Pierce, a regional engineering firm, negligently steered the town of Wolfeboro into using a wastewater disposal area that failed, costing the town more than $7 million, according to lawsuit filed last week by the town in U.S. District Court in Concord.” (nhbr.com)

N.H. Senate considers hemp farming “CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill to protect industrial hemp from being tagged as an illicit drug is getting a hearing this week by the New Hampshire Senate.” (seacoastonline.com)

Concord Best Buy stays off closure list “Concord’s Best Buy will be spared as the electronics retailer closes 50 of its big-box stores. In late March, Best Buy announced it would close 50 of its roughly 1,100 stores in the United States. The news came as the Minnesota-based chain reported a net loss of $1.7 billion in the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2012; less than two weeks later, Chief Executive Officer Brian Dunn resigned amid an investigation into his personal conduct.” (concordmonitor.com)

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