FairPoint expands coverage in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge

first_imgConsolidated Communications,FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) has expanded broadband to more than 190 homes and businesses in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge.FairPoint’s new fiber-based, high-capacity network offers customers a better, faster way to communicate.‘Our next-generation network allows us to expand broadband service into areas with no high-speed Internet access and provide enhanced services across the state,’ said Beth Fastiggi, FairPoint state president for Vermont. ‘Broadband availability opens the doors to the world for the residents and businesses in Vermont and is fundamental to the state’s future economic growth.’FairPoint provides residential speed options up to 15Mbps. Broadband service on the next-generation network means customers can smoothly stream live video, play online games and upload photos and large files with ease. Reliable broadband access provides almost instant connections to information, news and entertainment.FairPoint’s broadband Internet service will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets:In Bethel: Hooper Hollow Road.In Pittsfield: Emerson Way, Liberty Hill.In Rochester: Col Dehart Stand, Jerusalem Hill, Liberty Hill, Marsh Brook Road, New Boston Road, North Hollow Road, North View Drive, Middle Hollow Road, Oak Lodge Road, Quarry Hill Road, Rocky Road, Route 100, Saw Mill Hill, Town Line Road, Twitchell Settlement.In Stockbridge: Olmstead Drive, Route 100.FairPoint has invested nearly $100 million in its network in the Green Mountain State and has added 1,100 miles of new fiber, providing high-speed access to 90 percent of its Vermont service areas.last_img read more

Preview: Huddersfield Town (H)

first_imgIt’s Huddersfield’s first return to BS3 since the sides’ Emirates FA Cup tie in January, one where the then-Premier League outfit were beaten 1-0 thanks to Josh Brownhill’s second-half strike.Huddersfield would have hoped to leave their top-flight struggles behind them, following relegation to the Championship, though their early form in 2019/20 posed questions.A managerial shuffle followed with Danny Cowley, joined by brother Nicky as his assistant, appointed in September and wins against the likes of Brentford, Hull and Tuesday night’s draw with Swansea show signs of improvement, not forgetting they have lost only one in their last 10 matches.So they arrive in Bristol full of hunger though know they take on a City side keen to bounce back from Wednesday’s defeat at The Hawthorns, a Robins team who are also on a seven-game unbeaten run at home.MATCH DETAILSDate: Saturday, November 30th 2019Kick-off: 3pmCompetition: Sky Bet ChampionshipWhere: Ashton GateOfficials: Darren England (referee), Philip Dermott & Ian Cooper (assistants), Darren Bond (fourth official)last_img read more

Flying High Liquids and gels not to be stolen from

first_imgFlying HighLiquids and gels not to be stolen from us by security – (hooray!) the days of passengers having their bottles of H2O taken from them at security could be over after a special scanner was developed by British scientists which can detect liquid explosives. Air-side retailers of drinks are likely to be less thrilled with the news.**For Sale: New Zealand village** – fancy a slice of the Land of the Long White Cloud? Otira – (population: 44) has a school, railway station, town hall, 18 houses and a hotel. Yours for just $1m – bargain.Mykonos voted hottest spot – among Europe’s islands, say Condé Nast Traveller magazine readers.## Grounded****![](http://content.skyscnr.com/3ef0ba4f864a041f3541bacdc1722dbc/mini_skirt_legs.jpg)******Italians ban miniskirts!** – Castellammare di Stabia is to be the latest location in Italy to crack down on what is deemed to be anti-social behaviour. Short skirts and other clothing deemed too revealing will be banned, and therefore “restore urban decorum”.There will also be a ban on sunbathing and playing football in public places. Sounds like a real fun town. Read more on [Unusual Laws here](http://www.skyscanner.net/news/articles/2010/07/007230-skyscanner-top-ten-unusual-laws-to-watch-out-for-on-holiday.html)Middle Earth to relocate? Union action of over actors’ working conditions has unnerved Director Peter Jackson and the fate of Middle Earth is now under threat. Jackson is considering moving production of The Hobbit movie overseas, possibly even to the UK. New Zealand fans of Tolkien’s fantasy world have taken to the streets to implore Jackson to keep Middle Earth Kiwi.**Airport Passenger Duty to arrive on 1st November** – Will it affect your plans? [Vote in our APD poll now! ](http://www.skyscanner.net/news/articles/2010/10/008645-apd-tax-will-it-affect-your-travel-plans-vote-now.html)ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedFlying High | GroundedChristmas shopping significantly cheaper in New York than in the UK, according to a Post Office survey.Flying High | GroundedVirgin Galactic makes first flight-Passengers could have been falsely charged for luggageFlying High | GroundedFlying High | Groundedlast_img read more