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Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle
NEW YORK (AP) _ Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.
About 39,000 Verizon Communications Inc. landline and cable employees in nine eastern states and Washington, D...
Horrifying Phone Scam Targeting Southcoast Residents
A terrifying scam is throwing some local residents into panic mode.
Westport Police Detective Sergeant Antonio Cestodio says over the last week several residents have called police in alarm after they've received calls from an unknown person who tricks them into identifying a family member'…
Another Phone Scam Fooling Residents
New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.
The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government. The calls come from area code 202, which is based out of Washington, D...
Dartmouth Residents Warned Of Phone Scam
Yet another apparent scam is working its way through another Southcoast community.
Dartmouth Police say they've fielded numerous complaints regarding phone scams where the caller poses as an Internal Revenue Service representative. The caller will go onto say the resident owes back taxes, and may eve…
Possible Scam Sweeping Through Fairhaven
Fairhaven Police are warning of a potential scam that seems to be targeting businesses in the town.
Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says several businesses have reported receiving a phone call from a man who claims their electricity will be shut off within an hour due to unpaid bills with NStar Ele…
Scammers Pose as New Bedford Police, IRS
A New Bedford man is out some cash after falling for a phone scam.
Police say the man received a call from somebody claiming to be an IRS agent, saying the man owed money and the New Bedford Police would arrest him if he didn't pay up...

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