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Williamstown Police Sergeant Counters Town's Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit

Now it is up to U.S. Magistrate Judge Katherine Robertson to decide whether there are grounds to proceed with a large piece of the suit filed by Scott McGowan.

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Williamstown Select Board Criticized for Inaction on Town Manager, Police Chief

The Select Board continues to draw fire from its constituents about its handling of the town manager and police chief in light of a federal lawsuit naming both, along with the town, as defendants.

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Pittsfield Mayor's Husband Files Lawsuit Against Election Rival

Clairmont, an accountant, filed the suit earlier this month claiming that former City Councilor and mayoral candidate Mazzeo defamed him and should compensate him for damaging his reputation.

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Williamstown DIRE Committee Focuses on Police Procedure, Town's Response to Suit

The conversation included DIRE Committee members' dissatisfaction with that response and a more general discussion of police practices in the town of 7,700.

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Williamstown Select Board Issues Statement on Police Lawsuit

McGowan's suit, which also identifies Town Manager Jason Hoch, Chief Kyle Johnson's supervisor, as a defendant, makes a claims of discrimination and retaliation against a whistle-blower.

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Williamstown Police Sergeant's Lawsuit Alleges Racism, Sexual Harassment

A lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday by a Williamstown Police sergeant paints a picture of a department plagued by racism and gender discrimination.

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Baker Hill Files New Lawsuit Against Mall For Back Taxes

The Baker Hill Road District has filed another lawsuit against the Berkshire Mall in pursuit of taxes. On Friday, the district, which was created as a taxing entity and in charge of maintaining the connector road, filed a lawsuit seeking taxes owed for this year. The new suit comes after the district was successful in being awarded in Berkshire Superior Court close to $300,000 in back taxes.

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Lawsuit Accuses Wayfair of Misleading Investors

While the city and state was courting Wayfair to bring some 3,300 new jobs to the state, investors felt they were being misled. A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Boston-based company alleging that Wayfair officials failed to disclose adverse facts about the company, deceived the public regarding its future business, artificially inflated the stock price and allowed Wayfair executives and insiders to sell off millions worth of their personally held stock at the inflated price.

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Baker Hill Road District Takes Mall to Court Over Back Taxes

The Baker Hill Road District has taken a new tactic to secure back taxes from the Berkshire Mall. On Dec. 7, the district the district filed a lawsuit in Berkshire Superior Court against Berkshire Mall Realty Holdings seeking $276,859 plus interest from the properties. The request for taxes owed to the district for the first two quarters of the fiscal year.

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