2017 Collette Lemay Scholarship

Collette Lemay passed away on February 1, 1995 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH after suffering a brain aneurysm while at work at the Union office. She was 57 years old. Collette left behind her husband Richard and daughter Veronica. Collette served IBEW, Local 2320 for many years as Business Agent representing Operator Services.…

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FairPoint unions lose fight over revealing new buyer’s potential cutbacks

By Darren Fishell, BDN Staff March 07, 2017, at 2:27 p.m. Consolidated Communications announced in December planned savings of $55 million in six different areas through its purchase of FairPoint Communications. The company’s plan to find those “synergies” has become a subject of dispute between the company and unions representing about 550 of its employees in Maine. PORTLAND,…

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Fairpoint/Consolidated merger letter to customers

The following form letter was mailed to business customers of FairPoint Communications, Inc. beginning on February 27, 2017:      [Name] [Street Address] [City], [State] [Zip] February 27, 2017 Dear FairPoint Customer: As we shared with you in December, Consolidated Communications, a publicly traded telecommunications provider (NASDAQ: CNSL), has signed an agreement to acquire FairPoint Communications.…

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