Posts by Todd Bedard

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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WMCC names interim president

By JOHN KOZIOL Union Leader Correspondent BERLIN — Not long after being named one of the New Hampshire Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty, Charles R. Lloyd has another entry to put on his impressive resume: interim president of White Mountains Community College. Lloyd, who has a doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University, succeeds…

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MCC retiree Ed Ely

Congratulations to recent retiree Professor Ed Ely from Manchester Community College! (Ed Ely with faculty President Dan Larochelle)

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NHHEU Bargaining update

Welcome to the New Hampshire Higher Education Union The officers and staff of IBEW Local 2320 warmly welcome all new members of the New Hampshire Higher Education Union (NHHEU). We’re honored to represent you, and we look forward to working with you to support your goals. Although your spring semester is coming to a close,…

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Consolidated FairPoint Roadmap: 15 Mbps Capable Connections Will Be Upgraded First

5/10/17 at 8:04 AM by Joan Engebretson Consolidated Communications hopes to complete its acquisition of FairPoint in mid-summer, said Consolidated CEO Bob Udell yesterday. When that occurs, a Consolidated FairPoint roadmap will prioritize upgrading broadband lines currently capable of supporting speeds of 15 Mbps to support 20-100 Mbps, Udell told attendees at a financial conference.…

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LRCC PRESIDENT TO STEP DOWN MAY 18

  LACONIA — Scott Kalicki, who has served as president of Lakes Region Community College since 2011, announced this week that he will step down at the end of this academic year. “I thank the Chancellor and the CCSNH Board of Trustees for providing me the opportunity to serve, and I thank the members of…

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