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Segway of Boston

Segway Tour Company Owes Boston $200K In Fines, Files For Bankruptcy

Boston by Segway, a segway tour company, filed for bankruptcy protection after acquiring 200,000 dollars in fines over two years.

10/10/2013

Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

AG Plans To Fight Utility Appeals Over Storm Fines

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says her office will defend the more than $24 million in fines issued by state regulators against appeals that have since been filed by three electric utilities.

01/01/2013

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Coakley Recommends Fining NStar Nearly $10 Million For Outages During Storms

The Massachusetts attorney general is seeking nearly $10 million in fines from NStar for what she calls “inadequate” responses to two major storms last year.

08/08/2012

Middleborough Police station

Middleborough Police Chief Proposes $20 Fine For Swearing

Public swearing is so bad in Middleborough that they’re considering a plan to start enforcing a longstanding but rarely-used law.

04/30/2012

The Weston toll booths on the Massachusetts Turnpike (file image)

Mass. Ditches Honor System To Crack Down On Toll Evaders

Massachusetts is joining forces with New Hampshire and Maine so each state can have better luck getting scofflaws to pay.

02/29/2012

Utility crew

Coakley: Money From Utility Storm Fines Should Go To Customers

Attorney General Martha Coakley wants the state to do more to compensate utility customers who suffer lengthy power outages after severe storms.

01/13/2012

(AP Photo/Lynn Dombek)

Commerce Secretary Orders Some Fishing Fines Returned

The U.S. Commerce Secretary has ordered tens of thousands of dollars in fines returned to fishermen after a special investigator determined the penalties were excessive or unjust.

05/17/2011

Local Restaurants Fined Over Ongoing Data Breach

A local restaurant group is learning the hard way what the law says about protecting customers’ personal data.

03/28/2011

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Rhode Island Considering Tougher Seat Belt Law

Forget to wear a seat belt in Rhode Island and you might be pulled over and fined $75 under a bill pending in the General Assembly.

03/05/2011

Doc Rivers was ejected during Friday night's game against the Suns. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Celtics Coach Doc Rivers Fined $15,000 After Ejection

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers has been fined $15,000 for leaving the court too slowly after being ejected from a game in Phoenix.

01/30/2011

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