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Rutland Herald
Board doesn’t serve publicI read with utter disbelief the letter by Adam Berg (Herald, Aug. 17) in praise
Board doesn’t serve public
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I read with utter disbelief the letter by Adam Berg (Herald, Aug. 17) in praise of the Public Service Board. The PSB is exactly the opposite of what its name suggests. It is, in fact, straight out of Orwell�s �1984.� Public: There is no public. The... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSBBRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round
Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSB
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round of written testimony of state agencies and intervenors this past week regarding Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee's proposal to build an addition to the independent spent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
900 Kisii Health Workers PromotedSome 900 health workers in Kisii county have been promoted. County Public Serv
900 Kisii Health Workers Promoted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Some 900 health workers in Kisii county have been promoted. County Public Service Board chairman David Kombo said he received more than 1,000 files from the Health ministry. These are workers who have were not promoted since before... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont Gas: Pipeline project on trackProgress on the Vermont Gas pipeline is on track for budget and time deadlines
Vermont Gas: Pipeline project on track
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
Progress on the Vermont Gas pipeline is on track for budget and time deadlines revised last year, that's according to CEO Don Rendall. Rendall expects to complete work on an 11-mile stretch of the natural gas pipeline from Colchester to Williston... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSBBRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round
Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSB
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round of written testimony of state agencies and intervenors this past week regarding Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee's proposal to build an addition to the independent spent... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington Select Board to hire landscape architect to review solar plansBENNINGTON >> The Select Board plans to hire a landscape architect to rev
Bennington Select Board to hire landscape architect to review solar plans
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
BENNINGTON >> The Select Board plans to hire a landscape architect to review a controversial solar project being proposed near the Apple Hill neighborhood. It also plans to file its opposition to the project as it currently stands before the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
State backs Fairpoint on quality performance MONTPELIER � Vermont says it wants to do away with service quality requiremen
State backs Fairpoint on quality performance
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
MONTPELIER � Vermont says it wants to do away with service quality requirements for most FairPoint Communications customers. The communications company has come under fire after numerous complaints... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nakuru Health Workers Call Off StrikeHealth workers in Nakuru have called off their strike after reaching an agreeme
Nakuru Health Workers Call Off Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Health workers in Nakuru have called off their strike after reaching an agreement with the county government. The doctors and nurses went on strike on August 10 to demand salary arrears and protest delayed promotion. At least five people were said... Read more
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Rutland Herald
: Rutland Herald OnlineCABOT � Cabot Creamery�s permit to dispose of its dairy processing wastewater b
: Rutland Herald Online
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
CABOT � Cabot Creamery�s permit to dispose of its dairy processing wastewater by spreading it on agricultural lands in 33 Vermont towns is up for renewal. Vermont Public Radio reported that the creamery�s owner, Agri-Mark, needs to renew its land... Read more
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Bennington Banner
New England in briefVermont's labor market seen shrinking Vermont's economy has been recovering sl
New England in brief
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
Vermont's labor market seen shrinking Vermont's economy has been recovering slowing since the end of the Great Recession. But a Montpelier-based think tank says its labor force has shrunk. The Public Assets institute says Vermont's labor force... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Town granted party status on hearingBENNINGTON >> The town was allowed to participate in a technical hearing
Town granted party status on hearing
Bennington Banner / Posted 9 days ago
BENNINGTON >> The town was allowed to participate in a technical hearing held Tuesday in Montpelier over a controversial solar project being proposed east of Route 7. Town Manager Stuart Hurd said the town's attorneys attended the hearing and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mandera County Govt to Create More Jobs for Youth in Fight Against RadicalisationThe Mandera County government has pledged to create jobs for the youth in an ef
Mandera County Govt to Create More Jobs for Youth in Fight Against Radicalisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Mandera County government has pledged to create jobs for the youth in an effort to fight terrorism and radicalisation. Speaking during interviews for county revenue clerks, Mandera County Public Service Board member Mohamed Abdullahi, said the... Read more
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FierceTelecom
FairPoint takes $37.4M in CAF II funds, eyes broadband expansion for 105K locationsFairPoint has accepted $37.4 million in funding from Phase II of the FCC's Conn
FairPoint takes $37.4M in CAF II funds, eyes broadband expansion for 105K locations
FierceTelecom / Posted 10 days ago
FairPoint has accepted $37.4 million in funding from Phase II of the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II), enabling it to build network infrastructure that will bring 10/1 Mbps broadband services to nearly 105,000 locations in 14 states. The support... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
VT, FairPoint reach settlement on service quality investigationFairPoint has reached a settlement agreement with the Vermont Department of Pub
VT, FairPoint reach settlement on service quality investigation
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 10 days ago
FairPoint has reached a settlement agreement with the Vermont Department of Public Service, resolving the state's service quality investigation. Click here to watch the report. The settlement, that has been pending since last December has two... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlementMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint C
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlement
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint Communications have reached a proposed settlement over complaints about service. As part of the deal, FairPoint will issue up to roughly 22,700 bill credits to customers... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlementMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint C
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlement
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint Communications have reached a proposed settlement over complaints about service. As part of the deal, FairPoint will issue up to roughly 22,700 bill credits to customers... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlementMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint C
FairPoint to credit customers as part of proposed settlement
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service and FairPoint Communications have reached a proposed settlement over complaints about service. As part of the deal, FairPoint will issue up to roughly 22,700 bill credits to customers... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. and FairPoint reach settlement on service complaintsFairPoint and the state reached a deal to settle service complaints against the
Vt. and FairPoint reach settlement on service complaints
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
FairPoint and the state reached a deal to settle service complaints against the telecom company. The Department of Public Service launched an investigation back in December after more than 800 customers filed complaints over bad service during a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Solar company says Bennington Select Board was given bad information on projectsBENNINGTON >> The developer behind two controversial solar projects is sa
Solar company says Bennington Select Board was given bad information on projects
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
BENNINGTON >> The developer behind two controversial solar projects is saying the Select Board wasn't given accurate information last week when it voted to oppose their development. On Thursday, the board voted unanimously —with two members... Read more
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The Border Mail
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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The Courier
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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The Young Witness
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Western Advocate
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Manning River Times
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Manning River Times / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
11 related stories
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The North West Star
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
11 related stories
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The Border Mail
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes ScholarshipDyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his l
Dyson Heydon was on panel that awarded Tony Abbott his prized Rhodes Scholarship
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under mounting pressure to quit over his links to the Liberal Party, was on a panel that awarded a young Tony Abbott a life-changing scholarship to Oxford University. Dyson Heydon, the royal commissioner under... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Public boards manage hundreds of millions in taxpayer money, often lack oversightThere are many boards that manage hundreds of millions of your tax dollars, and
Public boards manage hundreds of millions in taxpayer money, often lack oversight
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 16 days ago
There are many boards that manage hundreds of millions of your tax dollars, and no one is watching closely. Mistakes can often lead to neglect, wasteful spending and crime. "There are ramifications to your actions and many people do not understand... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington Select Board votes to oppose two solar projectsBENNINGTON >> The Select Board voted Thursday to ask state regulators to
Bennington Select Board votes to oppose two solar projects
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
BENNINGTON >> The Select Board voted Thursday to ask state regulators to halt the applications of two adjacent solar projects proposed in the Apple Hill area after residents brought their concerns about them to the town. The board is... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Residents oppose solar farm plan WINDSOR � Dozens of residents have turned out in opposition to a proposal fro
Residents oppose solar farm plan
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
WINDSOR � Dozens of residents have turned out in opposition to a proposal from Green Mountain Power and a solar power firm to build a solar farm in eastern Vermont. More than 50 residents attended a public forum on... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Residents turn out to oppose proposed solar farmWINDSOR, Vt. (AP) - Dozens of residents have turned out in opposition to a prop
Residents turn out to oppose proposed solar farm
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 days ago
WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) - Dozens of residents have turned out in opposition to a proposal from Green Mountain Power and a solar power firm to build a solar farm in eastern Vermont. More than 50 residents attended a public forum on the project Monday night... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medics Go On StrikeDoctors in Garissa yesterday went on strike over allowances and better working
Medics Go On Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Doctors in Garissa yesterday went on strike over allowances and better working conditions. Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists' Union Northeastern chairman Iman Hussein said the county government failed to meet their demands. He told the Star... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont News in BriefChange of command in Vt. State Police MONTPELIER (AP) >> The Vermont Sta
Vermont News in Brief
Bennington Banner / Posted 22 days ago
Change of command in Vt. State Police MONTPELIER (AP) >> The Vermont State Police have a new leader. Col. Matthew Birmingham became head of the agency on Friday afternoon, succeeding Col. Thomas L'Esperance, who is retiring after 28... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Plans for Vt. telecom tower move forward despite protestsPlans to build a telecommunications tower in Calais will move forward despite p
Plans for Vt. telecom tower move forward despite protests
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 22 days ago
Plans to build a telecommunications tower in Calais will move forward despite protests from the town. The Calais Select Board and the North Calais Neighborhood Coalition each filed motions to dismiss the wireless company's Certificate of Public... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Motion to dismiss Calais cell tower project application deniedMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A plan to construct a 140-foot-tall telecommunications t
Motion to dismiss Calais cell tower project application denied
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 22 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A plan to construct a 140-foot-tall telecommunications tower in the Vermont town of Calais is moving forward. The Times Argus reports a state Public Service Board official Thursday denied motions to dismiss VTel Wireless... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Why solar is beautifulI thank Larry Walter for his astute response to L.A. Leonard�s lament on offens
Why solar is beautiful
Rutland Herald / Posted 24 days ago
I thank Larry Walter for his astute response to L.A. Leonard�s lament on offensive solar arrays ruining the landscape. I had to smile reading Leonard�s complaint about solar farms built by evil solar corporations, buying up our vacant farmlands,... Read more
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FierceTelecom
FairPoint takes over the reins of Vermont's E-911 systemFairPoint has officially assumed responsibility of running Vermont's E-911 netw
FairPoint takes over the reins of Vermont's E-911 system
FierceTelecom / Posted 25 days ago
FairPoint has officially assumed responsibility of running Vermont's E-911 network, taking over from Colorado-based Intrado. In 2014, FairPoint signed a five-year, $11.2 million contract with the state and completed the transition on July... Read more
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Bennington Banner
GMP proposes new Haystack substationWILMINGTON >> A new substation proposed for Gate House Trail is expected
GMP proposes new Haystack substation
Bennington Banner / Posted 26 days ago
WILMINGTON >> A new substation proposed for Gate House Trail is expected to increase power reliability for the Hermitage Club's private ski resort operations and for nearby residences. Green Mountain Power filed a petition for a certificate of... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Vermont Gas fined $100,000 for late report on its cost hikeSOUTH BURLINGTON — The state’s utility regulators fined Vermont Gas Systems $10
Vermont Gas fined $100,000 for late report on its cost hike
The Addison County Independent / Posted 26 days ago
SOUTH BURLINGTON — The state’s utility regulators fined Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for failing to report in a timely manner a cost increase on the natural gas pipeline it is building from Colchester to Middlebury and Vergennes. The Public Service... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Old' Nurses to Be Hired FirstMOMBASA The county government was on Friday barred from recruiting 50 new nurse
'Old' Nurses to Be Hired First
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
MOMBASA The county government was on Friday barred from recruiting 50 new nurses on permanent and pensionable terms before absorbing the old ones. The High Court directed that the county should first absorb the 200 old contracts into the above... Read more
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Bennington Banner
New England in BriefGMP announces slight rate decrease Vermont's largest power company is asking s
New England in Brief
Bennington Banner / Posted 27 days ago
GMP announces slight rate decrease Vermont's largest power company is asking state regulators to approve a slight decrease in its rates. Green Mountain Power on Friday said that if the Public Service Board approves, its latest decrease will take... Read more
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Rutland Herald
State fines Vermont Gas $100kMONTPELIER � The state Public Service Board on Friday announced it would fine V
State fines Vermont Gas $100k
Rutland Herald / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER � The state Public Service Board on Friday announced it would fine Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for its slowness in reporting the first of two big cost increases on its pipeline project to extend its system down the state�s western... Read more
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Bennington Banner
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increaseMONTPELIER >> The state Public Service Board on Friday announced it would
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increase
Bennington Banner / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER >> The state Public Service Board on Friday announced it would fine Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for its slowness in reporting the first of two big cost increases on its pipeline project to extend its system down the state's western... Read more
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Bennington Banner
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increaseMONTPELIER >> The state Public Service Board has fined Vermont Gas System
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increase
Bennington Banner / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER >> The state Public Service Board has fined Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for its slowness in reporting the first of two big cost increases on its pipeline project to extend its system from northwestern Vermont south to Addison... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. Gas fined for pipeline project cost overrunVermont Gas has been slapped with a six-figure fine. The Vermont Gas pipeline
Vt. Gas fined for pipeline project cost overrun
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
Vermont Gas has been slapped with a six-figure fine. The Vermont Gas pipeline expansion project runs from Colchester to Middlebury. State regulators signed off on the original price tag of $86 million. But the real cost ended up being $154... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
GMP to cut ratesCustomers of Green Mountain Power will pay a little less for their electricity
GMP to cut rates
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
Customers of Green Mountain Power will pay a little less for their electricity starting this fall. GMP says it has reached agreements that will result in a 0.76 percent decrease in electric bills. Officials say the company is able to provide cheaper... Read more
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