Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is reviewing the documents submitted by the Milford Water Company in its request for a rate increase.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Editor's Note: the following press release was issued by the office of state Attorney General Martha Coakley this month. The Milford Water Company has requested an 83 percent increase in water rates. According to an exhibit in the Water Company filing, the "typical" quarterly bills for residential customers would increase from $77.31 to $141.79. A hearing before the state Department of Public Utilities, which will decide on the rate increase, is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Milford Town Hall. The town of Milford has already intervened in the rate request; now the state attorney general is doing the same, under a new state law that authorizes this action. Applying the same advocacy and oversight principles used in gas and …
Roberta Cicora, 57, of New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor to mailing four threatening communications.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
A New York woman was convicted Thursday in federal court of sending four threatening communications in the mail. Roberta Cicora, 57, of New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor to mailing four threatening communications. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, had the case proceeded to trial, the government’s evidence would have proven that on May 2, 2011, Cicora mailed threatening letters — which included an unknown white powder — to U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, MA Attorney General Martha Coakley and the state District Court in Greenfield. Cicora also sent a threatening letter to the Franklin County House of Correction. Cicora’s letters caused the offices which received them to close down until HAZMAT …