Tag Archive for Broadband

Mason Internet for the Remaining 5%…

According to our recent inquiry to Selectchair Moser regarding Fairpoint’s proposal provide DSL to the “remaining 5%” not currently covered, Mr. Moser responded “The Fairpoint proposal is not economically viable for the town. NRPC looked for grant coverage–none found.” We’d…

Fairpoint Proposal to Mason

After many requests, the selectmen have finally managed to forward Fairpoint’s expansion proposal for Mason to us. Unfortunately the proposal contains a boiler plate confidentiality statement that we “ensure that this proposal is not disclosed to any persons other than…

Hate Your ISP?

We recently found this EFF article Hate Your ISP? Maybe You Need Community Fiber. It seems to apply to Mason. Unfortunately, there’s no specific advice how Mason could get out of its current lack of alternatives and we may already…

FairPoint: Related

Sunday, July 20, 2014 By: Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. — Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say preliminary vote counts suggest an overwhelming majority of members support authorizing a strike. Negotiations began in April on a contract…

FairPoint: Response to Mason

Charles V. Moser, Chairman Bernard O’Grady Louise Lavoie Dear Board of Selectmen, I would like to again thank you for giving me the opportunity to visit with your residents to understand their concerns, wants and needs where it comes to…

FairPoint: Preliminary Response

The following is a preliminary response given to Mark McDonald’s DSL questions by Ellen Scarponi. FairPoint’s representative. Mark’s intial questions were directed at State Representative Levesque and are in black, Ellen’s responses in red. We apologize to any of you…

Selectmen Meeting: Tuesday, May 27

At their May 27, 2014 meeting the Mason N.H. selectmen filled several vacated town positions: Mary Bardsley appointed Deputy Town Treasurer replacing Garth Fletcher whose term had expired this March Mark MacDonald (Deputy Chairman) and Lee Anne Currier (alternate) reappointed…