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Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.

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Verizon Workers Vote To Authorize Strike, If Necessary

The contract covers employees the nine states from Massachusetts to Virginia who work for Verizon’s wireline business.


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Electrical Workers At Verizon In Mass., RI Authorize Strike

Union officials say a group of Verizon employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island have voted to authorize a strike if union negotiators determine one is necessary after their contract expires Aug. 1.


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Verizon Buying AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.


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Mother And Baby Narrowly Escape Injury When Watertown Utility Poles Crash Down

A woman and her baby sitting in a nearby car narrowly missed being hit by the poles that crashed down on Calvin Road in Watertown about 11 a.m.


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Westborough Man Accused Of Locking Verizon Worker In Underground Vault

The man was apparently mad that a Verizon worker parked his van on the grass to access the vault to do some work.


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Expensive Replacement Batteries Catch Verizon, Comcast Customers By Surprise

Many families bundle cable, internet, and phone services to save a bundle of cash. But a new charge is catching some customers by surprise.


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Verizon Fiber Optic Cables Restored Days After Lawrence Fire

Service has been restored to many of the thousands of customers impacted by a fire underneath a bridge in Lawrence.



How To Save On Fixed Expenses

There are many ways you can save on things like electricity. Shutting off something as simple as a computer monitor will save you a bundle.

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How Do Verizon’s New Phone Plans Affect You?

Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that lets subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices.