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Sandy Resurfaces Memories Of Irene's Destruction, Despair
Monday, 10/29/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Hurricane Sandy has been an unwelcome reminder for many Vermonters who suffered during Tropical Storm Irene 14 months ago. Those affected by Irene spent this weekend getting ready for a dangerous storm - even as they continued to recover from the previous one.
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FairPoint Expects To Turn Profit
Tuesday, 08/21/12
FairPoint Communications CEO Paul Sunu says he expects the company's years-long revenue decline to reverse itself in 2013.
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Some Vershire Residents Back Alternate Plan For Broadband
Wednesday, 07/25/12
By Steve Zind
Some Vershire residents say they've got a better plan for broadband than the FairPoint service the state supports.
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Following FEMA's Irene Funding
Wednesday, 07/25/12
By Jane Lindholm
We discuss where post-Irene FEMA funding for state and town projects now stands, hear why some are unhappy with an agreement between  the public service department and FairPoint Communications and we get a lesson on making the biggest splash in the pool.
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FairPoint Offers Reward For Info On Copper Thefts
Friday, 07/06/12
FairPoint Communications is offering rewards to help find the people responsible for a series of copper thefts across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
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Utility Board Makes FairPoint Pricing Easier
Tuesday, 01/24/12
A decision by the board that oversees the rates and quality of service of the state's public utilities is going to make it easier for the state's largest landline telephone and Internet company to be more responsive to its customers.
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State Regulators Approve New Oversight Plan For FairPoint
Thursday, 01/19/12
By John Dillon
State regulators have approved a new oversight plan for FairPoint Communications, the region's dominant land-line phone company.
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Granville Gets High-Speed Internet
Thursday, 01/05/12
FairPoint Communications says 225 more homes and businesses in the town of Granville now have access to high-speed internet services.
Vermont Edition
Assessing FairPoint’s Performance
Friday, 11/04/11
By Jane Lindholm
FairPoint addresses a number of challenges in customer service, billing and delivering broadband, VPR's Ross Sneyd provides analysis of the news and we listen back to the voices in the news.
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State Proposes Settlement with FairPoint
Saturday, 10/29/11
By John Dillon
FairPoint Communications has rebounded from its troubles of two years ago, and has addressed many of its service quality issues. That's the word from the state office that represents consumers.
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FairPoint To Lay Off 55 In Vermont
Friday, 09/09/11
By Ross Sneyd
FairPoint Communications says it will lay off 400 people over the next several months to help reduce its expenses.
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FairPoint Makes Progress In Extending Broadband
Tuesday, 07/05/11
By Ross Sneyd
FairPoint Communications says it's extended high-speed broadband access to almost 90 percent of its customers. The company faced a state-imposed deadline last week to expand the number of people who can get fast connections on their computers.
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FairPoint To Pay Penalty By Adding Broadband
Monday, 03/28/11
FairPoint Communications says it will settle $7 million in service quality penalties imposed by the state by expanding broadband Internet access to areas of Vermont currently without it.
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FairPoint Emerges From Bankruptcy
Tuesday, 01/25/11
Telecommunications company FairPoint has emerged from bankruptcy reorganization nearly 15 months after filing for Chapter 11 with a crushing debt load and a battered financial sheet.
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Beleaguered FairPoint Asks State To Relax Rules
Wednesday, 01/12/11
By John Dillon
FairPoint Communications is asking the Legislature to relax state regulations and reduce penalties for poor service. FairPoint says it needs the changes in order to compete fairly against other telecommunications providers.
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Voices In The Week's News: February 12, 2010
Friday, 02/12/10
These were some of the voices in the week's news.
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FairPoint May Ask Bankruptcy Court To Overrule Vermont Regulators
Monday, 08/02/10
By John Dillon
FairPoint Communications may ask a federal court to overrule Vermont's rejection of the company's bankruptcy reorganization plan.
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Voices In The Week's News: July 2, 2010
Friday, 07/02/10
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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FairPoint Weighs Options After Bankruptcy Plan Is Rejected
Wednesday, 06/30/10
By Ross Sneyd
FairPoint Communications is weighing its options after the Vermont Public Service Board rejected the company's plan to work itself out of bankruptcy.
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Interview: Mike Smith On FairPoint Communications' Next Move
Wednesday, 06/30/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
Maine regulators gave the green light, but Vermont's Public Service Board said "no" this week to a financial re-organization plan by Fairpoint Communications. VPR's Mitch Wertlieb speaks with Mike Smith, President of Fairpoint Communications in Vermong about whether the company will file a new plan with the board, or challenge the ruling in court. 
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Vermont Regulators Reject FairPoint's Reorganization Plan
Monday, 06/28/10
By John Dillon
Vermont utility regulators have rejected a plan by FairPoint Communications to work itself out of bankruptcy. In a decision released on Monday, the Public Service Board said the proposed reorganization doesn't do enough to promote the good of the state of Vermont.
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The Restructuring Of Fairpoint
Thursday, 05/13/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with the Vermont State President of FairPoint Communications and Vermont's Public Service Commissioner about Fairpoint's restructuring plans and its affect on ratepayers.
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FairPoint, unions reach tentative agreement
Wednesday, 02/03/10
FairPoint Communications and unions representing nearly 3,000 employees in northern New England have reached a tentative agreement on a contract as FairPoint prepares to submit its bankruptcy reorganization plan.
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FairPoint Delays Filing Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan
Tuesday, 02/02/10
For the third time since December, FairPoint Communications is pushing back the date for when it will submit its bankruptcy reorganization plan.
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FairPoint Delays Filing Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan
Friday, 01/15/10
FairPoint Communications Inc. is again pushing back the date for filing its bankruptcy reorganization plan.
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