FairPoint

New England News
11:15 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Congressional Members Ask For FairPoint Assessment

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Members of Congress from Vermont and New Hampshire have called on the Federal Communications Commission to assess the ability of FairPoint Communications to operate emergency communications networks in both states following outages last year.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Fairpoint, Unions Headed Back to Table

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FairPoint Communication and unions representing more than 1,700 striking workers are headed back to the bargaining table.

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New England News
8:45 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Fairpoint CEO Rsponds To New Hampshire Delegation

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The CEO of Fairpoint Communications says some members of New Hampshire's Congressional delegation have an inaccurate impression that the company is being uncooperative in dealing with a worker strike.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

New Hampshire Delays Vote On $13M FairPoint Bid

New Hampshire has delayed action on a $13 million state contract with FairPoint Communications amid a strike by the company's Northern New England workers over contract negotiations.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Shumlin Says It’s Time To Resolve Fairpoint Strike And Outages

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is calling for a quick resolution of the strike by unionized workers for FairPoint Communications, saying "enough is enough" on a recent spate of phone and Internet outages on the company's system.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Widespread Fairpoint Internet Outage In New Hampshire And Vermont

FairPoint Communications says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance led to a loss of high-speed Internet service for thousands of customers in Vermont and New Hampshire.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Vermont 911 Head Says No Bad Outcomes From Outage

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The official who oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says there were no reported bad outcomes of the 97 people who called for help during last week's outage.

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New England News
9:50 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Vermont Requests Investigation Into Fairpoint

The Vermont Department of Public Service has filed a petition with the state Public Service Board requesting an investigation into FairPoint's service.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Some Fairpoint Strikers Getting Jobless Benefits

Hundreds of FairPoint workers in Vermont who have been on strike for weeks are getting unemployment benefits, but officials in Maine and New Hampshire have denied requests for such assistance.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

FairPoint Strike Continues After Mediation Fails

The first meeting since late August between FairPoint and unions representing workers in northern New England has failed to produce a breakthrough in an on-going strike.

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