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FairPoint watch

Businesses in downtown Portland are on the move. Retail-property rents are lower than they have been in years, and stores are making deals left and right, with more than a dozen changing location in the past couple months.
Making a quiet killing — of itself and Maine's economy
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 03, 2009

We told you so

FairPoint’s transition has been slow, and is already four months behind schedule.
FairPoint’s phone-line takeover is as bad as regulators feared.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 02, 2008

Exclusive: No raises for seven years

Shareholders will be worse off than customers — apparently even more so than they’re expecting.
That’s just one way FairPoint plans to pay for northern New England's Verizon buyout
By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 14, 2007