Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation http://wamc.org en Massachusetts' Top Consumer Watchdog Offers Holiday Shopping Advise http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-top-consumer-watchdog-offers-holiday-shopping-advise <p>The holiday shopping season begins this week with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Barbara Anthony who heads the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation says there are some things people need to keep in mind to have a safe and enjoyable shopping experience.&nbsp;&nbsp; She spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:53:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 78519 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts' Top Consumer Watchdog Offers Holiday Shopping Advise Massachusetts Auto Insurance Rates Rise http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-auto-insurance-rates-rise <p><font size="2">Auto insurance rates in Massachusetts are climbing higher. Drivers are starting to see their premiums go up four years after rates dropped when the state partially de-regulated the auto insurance business.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Tue, 15 May 2012 22:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 39036 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Auto Insurance Rates Rise