News

National Grid Warns of Scam

National Grid Warns of Scam

Photo: clipart.com

(Undated) – One of the region’s largest utility operators is warning of a potential scam targeting clients. National Grid says a number of customers have reported receiving calls threatening them with immediate shutoff unless they provide credit card or bank account information. Company officials say they do contact customers with past-due balances to offer them payment options, but never ask for personal financial information over the phone. Anyone who receives such a call should give no information, and instead contact National Grid or their local police department.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

AP977488553978

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

in National

Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

in National

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

evenflo

More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

in Local

Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

Schauer

A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

in Local

Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass

politics

Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee