Fairpoint Communications

New England News
9:45 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

FairPoint Workers To Take Strike Vote

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Unions representing nearly 2,000 employees of telecommunications firm FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are scheduling a strike authorization vote from July 11 to 13.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

FairPoint Cuts 90 Northern New England Jobs

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Northern New England's largest landline phone company is laying off 90 union-represented workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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WAMC News
6:20 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Fairpoint Communications' Official Fights Phone Scammers

The head of Fairpoint Communications in Vermont is trying to stop seniors from being bilked by fighting back against phone scammers.

Fairpoint Communications Vermont State President Mike Smith is redoubling his efforts against phone scammers after Fairpoint’s internal security team and a York County, Maine law enforcement official alerted him to a call that had been recorded, and is now using as part of a public awareness campaign.

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WAMC News
5:45 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Reforms Reduce Potential Penalties

Fairpoint Communications says regulatory reforms in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont reduce the potential penalties the company could incur by more than $31 million a year.

Fairpoint officials said Wednesday the benefits come from legislation in Maine and New Hampshire and the Vermont Public Service Board's approval of its four-year regulatory plan.

The changes in the three states reduce the penalties the company could face for falling short of service standards.

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