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If you’re reading this now, it may be too late. It’s the middle of May, and beach season is right around the corner.
Shaping up for the summer — in two exhausting weeks
| May 21, 2010
The Big Hurt: Dialing up Billboard’s Ringtones Chart
We may scoff at the very idea of Billboard ’s ignominious Ringtones chart, but mobile phones are one of only three viable revenue channels musicians have left these days (the other two being commercial licensing and crooked charities).
| April 23, 2010
FairPoint's finances are failing fast
Two major safety valves in the financial house of cards that is New England's largest landline telecommunications service provider blew last week.
FairPoint with state and federal regulators show that "stable" isn't exactly the right word for its current status
| March 11, 2009
Will FairPoint run out of money?
Wall Street’s melt down could burn consumers throughout Northern New England — especially those in Maine.
| September 17, 2008
A bad idea triumphs
The only way the regulators could abandon their duties more would be to develop amnesia in addition to their weakened spines.
Verizon: $500,000,000 — Public: $0
| February 27, 2008
Verizon angles to keep state business
Democratic governor John Baldacci had a private sit-down with Ivan Seidenberg, the president and CEO of Verizon, November 30.
| December 19, 2007
If only our state officials thought about fiber.
Getting online in Maine can be painfully slow. And the planned Verizon-FairPoint merger won’t help.
| August 22, 2007
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