Latest Links: House Considers Cutting Chancellor’s Office, Activists Allege Conflict Of Interest For PUC Commissioner

New Hampshire’s Business And Economic News In Brief

Bill eliminates chancellor ”Officials argued yesterday that a bill eliminating the chancellor of the state university system and whittling down the system’s central office to a dozen employees will end up costing the state money.” (

A Conflict-of-Interest Challenge To Newly Appointed PUC Commissioner ”Last week the Executive Council confirmed Michael Harrington’s appointment as one of three Public Utilities Commissioners. But before Harrington could preside over his first hearing on Monday a couple from the North Country filed a motion asking he be disqualified for a conflict of interest.” (

Cleveland or else, acquired Bedford firm’s employees told ”Bostonpost Technologies, a Bedford firm that makes software for companies that manage affordable housing, will be shutting its doors in New Hampshire on March 23, resulting in most employees having to look for other work.” (

Hampton Beach Casino poised for ownership change ”HAMPTON — A majority ownership of the landmark Hampton Beach Casino will soon be sold to a businessman credited with helping to revitalize the Riverwalk Properties in Lawrence, Mass., according to one of the venue’s owners. John P. Grandmaison said his family is selling its shares of the property at 169 Ocean Blvd. to Sal Lupoli, chief executive officer of Lupoli Companies. Grandmaison did not reveal the sale price.” (


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