Archive for June 2017

Budget balance: GOP addresses NH priorities

Budget balance: GOP addresses NH priorities EDITORIAL Republicans have made the most of their first time in control of the New Hampshire State House in 14 years. Despite a nasty split in the House Republican Caucus, the GOP was able to come together to pass a balanced budget, headed for Gov. Chris Sununu’s signature. The…

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NRC reports on Seabrook Station nuke plant

SEABROOK — Wednesday’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission public hearing in Hampton focused on the annual safety evaluation at NextEra Energy Seabrook nuclear power plant, concerns about the plant’s concrete problems and license amendment request, and its application to extend its license to 2050. According to NRC senior on-site inspector Paul Cataldo, based on 6,700 hours of…

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Maine regulators, FairPoint agree on $175K settlement

 AUGUSTA, MAINE Maine utility regulators and FairPoint Communications are in agreement on a $175,000 settlement after the company failed to meet performance benchmarks from 2014 to last year. The state Public Utilities Commission’s staff had recommended $500,000 in fines after FairPoint did not meet performance standards established by the panel. The settlement calls for FairPoint…

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UNUM long term disability vote

Just a reminder to attend your unit meetings this month to participate in the UNUM long term insurance vote.   (Keene) June 15 @ 5:15 American Legion (Concord) June 19 @ 5:30 Tandy’s (Laconia) June 20 @ 5:30 American Legion (Dover) June 21 @ 5pm Newicks Lobster house (Manchester) June 22 @ 5:30 Sweeney post…

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