MEMBER SIGN IN
Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Williamstown Chamber     Williams College     Your Government     Land & Housing Debate
Search
Home About Archives RSS Feed
Berkshire Gas Reports Customers Getting Fraudulent Calls
Staff Reports,
03:46PM / Friday, July 25, 2014
Important
0
Interesting
1
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
1

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Gas is reporting some of its business customers are being contacted by scammers claiming they are behind on their accounts and demanding immediate payment.

According to Berkshire Gas, the callers are asking for payment by credit over the phone.
 
Several of the fraudulent calls have showed up as originating from 617-419-5406 in the recipients caller ID. Berkshire Gas said it has reported this information to the state police, the attorney general's office and the Department of Public Utilities.

The scam sounds similar to one last year in which callers targeted local businesses claiming to be from National Grid and demanding they

0 Comments
Read More >>

Superior Court Briefs: July 21 - July 24
Staff Reports,
02:50PM / Friday, July 25, 2014
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

  , 23, of North Adams pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to violate drug laws and single counts of distribution of cocaine and assault and battery on a public employee.    She was ordered to serve one year at the Berkshire County House of Correction on one count of conspiracy to violate drug laws and one count of distribution of cocaine. She was placed on one-year probation on the rest.    The incidents occurred in North Adams between January 1, 2013 and November 26, 2013.   44, of Lee pleaded guilty to three counts of knowingly possession visual material of a child depicted in sexual conduct.   He was

0 Comments
Read More >>

Pittsfield Police Log: July 23 - July 25
Staff Reports,
11:45AM / Friday, July 25, 2014
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Here are copies of the police log from July 23 until July 25.

Pittsfield Police Log 7-23-2014

 

Pittsfield Police Log 7-24-2014

 

 

Pittsfield Police Log 7-25-2014

 

0 Comments
Read More >>

Pittsfield Police Log: July 19 - July 21
Staff Reports,
06:21PM / Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
1
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Here are copies of the police log from July 19 unti July 21.

Pittsfield Police Log 7-19-2014

 

Pittsfield Police Log 7-20-2014

 

 

Pittsfield Police Log 7-21-2014

 

0 Comments
Read More >>

Pittsfield: Property Crimes High; Violent Crime Down
Staff Reports,
04:19PM / Monday, July 21, 2014
Important
2
Interesting
0
Funny
1
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
7

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Typically in May, the city's police force sees an average of 15 aggravated assault cases. This year, it saw none.   That statistic highlights a shrinking level of violent crime in Pittsfield. However, property crime is still pacing at an above-average rate.   According to the city's May CityStat report, property crime was 28 percent higher than the average for that month over the last five years. Property crimes this year are on pace to be 17 percent more than in 2013.   The silver lining is that while the city is pacing ahead of previous years, the pace has slowed since April.   "Compared to last

1 CommentRead More >>

Williamstown.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 106 Main Sreet, P.O. Box 1787 North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-663-3615
© 2008 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved