11-29-14: At Least 45 People Tried to Call 911 During Outage

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11-29-14 At Least 45 People Tried to Call 911 During Outage AP Wire Story Appeared in multiple news outlets including: http://www.kentucky.com/2014/11/29/3566029/vermont-seeks-911-callers-who.html http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/9ee713efba794b9a99512caf13bbb97d/VT–911-Outage http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/11/29/5350144/vermont-seeks-911-callers-who.html#.VHyScr6Jm-I http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/29/vermont-911-officials-seek-callers-during-outage/ http://www.bradenton.com/2014/11/29/5503294/vermont-seeks-911-callers-who.html http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Vermont-911-officials-seek-callers-during-outage-5924231.php http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/11/29/4363017/vermont-seeks-911-callers-who.html http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Vermont-911-officials-seek-callers-during-outage-5924231.php

As Cato Closes in on New England, FairPoint Struggles with Service Issues

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 26 CONTACT: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Complaints from FairPoint customers have spiked since telecom company provoked 41-day-old strike Some FairPoint customers in Maine have been without service since Nor’easter of November 2nd FairPoint strikers say company’s attack on skilled workers is hurting region; workers calling for Fair Deal for New England PRESS AVAILABILITY: One-on-one interviews … Read More

Strike Against FairPoint Continues as Nor’easter Approaches

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCTOBER 21, 2014 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Striking employees fear replacement workers can’t handle complications of looming storm   Tuesday marks the fifth day of a strike against FairPoint Communications by nearly 2,000 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The strike began last Friday after FairPoint … Read More