The state has reached a tentative settlement with FairPoint Communications that
could pave the way for the company to acquire Verizon’s land line phone service
settlement must still be approved by the Vermont Public Service Board.
The state Public Service Board has rejected FairPoint Communication’s request
to buy Verizon’s land line phone service in Vermont.
the board also invited FairPoint to submit a revised proposal. And it laid out
some conditions it would impose — if it approved the deal.
The threat of a strike is looming at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; two people with extensive backgrounds in communications technology and regulation will lead a new authority designed to get modern communications technology to every corner of the state; the hospital serving the Barre-Montpelier area has won approval for an expansion; a new tool has been added to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s web site allowing hikers to customize routes online through the White Mountains.