Explosion at WB Hill

Investigators blame static electricity inside oil delivery truck; One injured
(December 12, 2017)
By George Graham, [email protected] EAST LONGMEADOW, MA — Investigators have determined an explosion that injured an employee at a Shaker Road truck and equipment repair business Monday afternoon was sparked by static electricity inside the tank of an oil delivery truck. The W.B. Hill employee suffered only minor injuries even though the force of the blast blew out two metal overhead doors,… FULL ARTICLE >>

OSG Billing Services Acquires Diamond Communication Solutions

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – OSG Billing Services announced that it has completed the acquisition of Diamond Communication Solutions, a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, IL. The company will continue to be run by the current management team led by CEO, Mark Peterson and President, Greg Waite. “The Diamond acquisition positions us as a leader in… FULL ARTICLE >>

Heating Oil Tank Stolen from Cape Cod Home

(December 7, 2017)
By CAPECODTODAY STAFF: From the Truro (MA) Police Department: On Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at approximately 3:19 pm, a Depot Road homeowner contacted the Truro Police department to report the theft of the homes heating oil tank. Truro Officers responded to the residence to meet with the property caretaker who is a Truro resident. The homeowner is currently not in Massachusetts.… FULL ARTICLE >>

Legislation to address NY “shorting” not settled

(November 29, 2017)
By Chris Glorioso, Jonathan Dienst, Evan Stulberger, and David Paredes, WNBC-TV (4) New York Two years after criminal investigators shut down nine corrupt heating oil companies, city lawmakers have declined to vote on a bill to crack down on crooked fuel truck drivers in the future. The inaction has frustrated current and former investigators at the New York City Business Integrity Commission, known as BIC,… FULL ARTICLE >>
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Faulty Heating Systems Due to Lack of Knowledge

During the past few months, we have been presenting…