Concord Monitor Letter

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 CCSNH changes neededI read with interest two articles published in the Monitor(“Report: CCSNH lacks clear policies,” Aug. 26 and “Community colleges go on defense,” Sept. 20) based on the 100-page audit completed by the New Hampshire Legislature. In the first article, the opening paragraph states that “unclear policies and inadequate controls had…

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October 3 NHHEU update

NHHEU Member Update, October 3, 2017  Bargaining Update Your Bargaining Committee met with CCSNH management on Thursday, September 28. Our goal since we began the process last spring has been to establish a positive relationship with management, to engage in a productive dialogue, and to reach a fair agreement that acknowledges the crucial role of…

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Non-partisan audit reveals lack of clear CCSNH policies

Officials at New Hampshire’s community college system have pledged to make improvements after a performance audit by the state’s non-partisan Legislative Budget Assistant found that unclear policies and inadequate controls had lead to inefficiencies, unequal spending between schools, and, in some cases, “questionable spending.” The nearly 100-page report, which studied the system’s operations between fiscal…

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IBEW Linemen Race to Restore Power in Irma’s Wake

September 12, 2017 More than 10 million people are without power in the Sunshine State after Hurricane Irma churned its way up the length of the peninsula over the weekend, unleashing 140 mph winds, heavy rain and 10-foot storm surges in some coastal areas. But help is on the way. What is being described as the…

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The Liberty House Project

Local IBEW 2320 has initiated a donation drive for the Liberty House that will go through September 29. The Liberty House is a non-profit organization located here in Manchester, N.H. that assists and supports homeless veterans and veterans transitioning out of homelessness. The Liberty House works tirelessly to provide supportive services for those who have…

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NHHEU Update

August 15, 2017 Dear Colleagues, Welcome back! We hope you’ve all had a wonderful summer and are ready for what promises to be a busy fall semester on multiple fronts. We wanted to share a brief update on what we’ve been working on this summer and let you know about an important event later this…

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Committee Looks For Input On N.H. Higher Ed System

Committee Looks For Input On N.H. Higher Ed System By ASSOCIATED PRESS A legislative committee is seeking public input about the quality and overall value of New Hampshire’s higher education system. The Public Higher Education Study Committee is trying to determine whether students leave school with critical thinking skills, personal and professional development and the ability…

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Democrat Cavanaugh Wins State Senate Special Election

By ASSOCIATED PRESS • Kevin Cavanaugh Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh has won the special election for New Hampshire’s District 16 state Senate seat. Cavanaugh defeated Republican David Boutin and Libertarian Jason Dubrow on Tuesday. District 16 covers Bow, Dunbarton, Candia, Hooksett and parts of Manchester. The seat was left vacant by the death of Democrat Scott McGilvray in…

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Fisher Cats Union night

Join IBEW 2320 members and other union brothers and sisters from around New England on Friday, August 18 at Northeast Delta Dental stadium in Manchester NH. There is a grand slam buffet offered beforehand (included in the price of the tickets) and fun family based activities during the game.  The game will close out with…

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Consolidated Communications’ share sale, fiber strategy sets it apart from other RLECs, analyst says

by Sean Buckley |  Jul 14, 2017 12:31pm Consolidated Communications’ shares may have been under pressure—trading down 19% since closing its FairPoint acquisition—but analysts say the move to offload 3.7 million shares could work in the telco’s favor as it enhances its fiber-centric service focus. Citing a source close to the matter, a Bloomberg report revealed that…

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