Category: Lowell Sun

Gas firms sign contracts to use Kinder Morgan pipeline

Lowell Sun Nathan Phillips, College of Arts & Sciences The company proposing a natural-gas pipeline across Massachusetts is one step closer to making that pipe dream a reality, securing a first round of commitments from local and regional gas companies that would use the pipeline for transport… Expert quote: “When the rationale is put there […]

Analysts: Market Basket drama gives competitors ‘tremendous’ boost

Lowell Sun John Carroll, College of Communication If the Market Basket strife is bad for employees, bad for management and bad for the grocery-store chain’s bottom line, that could be very good news for competitors like Stop & Shop, Hannaford or Shaw’s… Expert quote: “They’re definitely hurting the company. They’ve put themselves into a box […]

Politicians’ involvement in Market Basket fight may backfire, analysts say

Lowell Sun Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication While the Market Basket saga could be described as a “family food fight” within a private business, any elected officials in Massachusetts or New Hampshire who choose not to get involved could wind up with pie in their faces, several political analysts interviewed by the Sun said Wednesday… […]