Articles by Whit Richardson

 
WHIT RICHARDSON

White House to serve Maine trout tonight

on Feb. 11, 2014, at 5:32 p.m.
WHIT RICHARDSON

Employers get more time to comply with Obamacare

on Feb. 10, 2014, at 5:58 p.m.
Lincoln Paper and Tissue in December.

Maine’s sole tissue producer faces threats from abroad and closer to home

By Whit Richardson on Feb. 10, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.

Maine employers can expect nearly 8 percent reduction in workers’ comp rate, largest since 1998

By Whit Richardson on Feb. 06, 2014, at 2:55 p.m.
The Brunswick Inn, which has used that name since 2009, won its lawsuit against a newer establishment in downtown Brunswick, the Inn at Brunswick Station, over its use of a similar name.

Battle of the Brunswick inns: Inn at Brunswick Station ordered to change name

By Whit Richardson on Feb. 05, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
A Dead River Company fuel truck in Brewer.

Heating oil customers on budget plans facing increased monthly payments

By Whit Richardson on Feb. 05, 2014, at 1:36 p.m.
WHIT RICHARDSON

‘Pine Tree Zones on steroids’ won’t help small Maine businesses grow

on Feb. 05, 2014, at 8:39 a.m.
Robert Keach

Lawyers spar over where Lac-Megantic wrongful death claims should be decided

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 31, 2014, at 6:21 p.m.
Workers look at the derailed oil cars in the downtown core in the town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, in July 2013.

Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway lawsuit blames owner of crude oil for Lac-Megantic disaster

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 31, 2014, at 4:35 p.m.
Tom Brigham (left) and John Bennett.

After 92 years as a family business, Oakhurst Dairy to be acquired by national cooperative

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 31, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.
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A tray of whole, unbroken scallops wait to be packed into a can outfitted with a time and temperature indicator at Bristol Seafood on Portland's waterfront on Wednesday. The company recently got a cash infusion from a Silicon Valley investor.

Maine seafood company set for ‘exponential’ growth as Silicon Valley investor buys in

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 31, 2014, at 6:32 a.m.
The NewPage paper mill in Rumford

Verso-NewPage merger could be in trouble

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 30, 2014, at 8:40 a.m.
Former Senator George Mitchell

Wrongful death claimants in Lac-Megantic disaster want George Mitchell to oversee allocation of railroad’s funds

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 29, 2014, at 7:54 p.m.
Maine Medical Center in Portland

Maine Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital seek to open retail pharmacies

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 28, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.

Maine’s jobless rate dropped to 6.2 percent in December, continuing downward trend

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 28, 2014, at 12:25 p.m.

Blackstone entrepreneurial program expands reach with new hires, more ‘innovation hubs’

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 27, 2014, at 4:53 p.m.
The Verso mill in Bucksport is shown in an October 11, 2011 file photo.

Verso agrees to purchase Bucksport power plant

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 27, 2014, at 1:34 p.m.
Rumford's NewPage paper mill as seen from Granite Street in Mexico.

Verso-NewPage merger could bring upheaval before prosperity for Maine mills, say experts

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 26, 2014, at 5:42 a.m.
First responders fight burning trains after a train derailment and explosion in Lac-Megantic, Quebec early July 6, 2013 in this picture provided by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

After bankruptcy sale, what’s next for beleaguered Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway?

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 25, 2014, at 5:40 a.m.

Shareholders approve Oxford Networks’ sale to Canadian firm

By Whit Richardson on Jan. 24, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.