• Consumer Protection Week Events

    Friday, March 4
    Erving Senior Center
    1 Care Drive, Erving, MA 01344
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: How to protect yourself against scams
    Time: 12:30PM-1:30PM
    Who: Northwestern DA’s Consumer Protection Office

    Saturday, March 5
    Kingston Elementary School
    150 Main Street, Kingston, MA 02364
    Event Type: Early Childhood Fair
    Topic: Information for families with young children
    Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: South Shore Community Action Council’s Consumer Aid Program

    Burlington Marriott Hotel
    One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    Event Type: Convention
    Topic: Identify Theft
    Time: 1:30PM-2:30PM
    Who: Bay State Council of the Blind Convention

    Monday, March 7
    Framingham Council on Aging
    535 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Retail Rights
    Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff/Consumer Assistance Office - Metro West, Inc.

    Catholic Charities/Haitian Multiservice Center
    185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02121
    Event Type: Boston Community Action Hours
    Topic: Consumer Awareness/Intake Processing
    Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff

    YWCA of Central Mass
    1 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608
    Event Type: Worcester Community Action Hours
    Topic: Consumer Awareness/Intake Processing
    Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff

    Western New England University, St. Germain Building
    1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
    Who: Springfield Mayor's Office of Consumer Information

    Tuesday, March 8
    Pittsfield Post Office
    212 Fenn Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
    Who: Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority

    Wednesday, March 9
    West Roxbury VA Hospital – Building 3
    1400 Veterans of Foreign Wars Pkwy, Boston, MA 02132
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff

    Boston City Hall – Main Lobby
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 10:00AM-3:00PM
    Who: Boston Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing Division

    Sandisfield Council on Aging
    66 Sandisfield Road, Sandisfield, MA
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Elder Issues, Scams & Schemes
    Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority and AGO Staff

    AG’s New Bedford Regional Office
    105 William Street, First Floor New Bedford, MA 02740
    Event Type: Open House
    Topic: Overview of AGO
    Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff 

    YWCA of Western MA
    1 Clough Street, Springfield, MA 01118
    Event Type: Springfield Community Action Hours
    Topic: Consumer Awareness/Intake Processing/Workers’ Rights
    Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff 

    Thursday, March 10
    Revere Senior Center
    25 Winthrop Ave. Revere, MA 02151
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Common Senior Scams
    Time: 1:15PM-3:30PM
    Who: AGO Staff/Revere Consumer Affairs Office

    Springfield City Hall Atrium
    36 Court Street, Springfield, MA 01103
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: Springfield Mayor's Office of Consumer Information

    Great Barrington Council on Aging
    917 South Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Common Senior Scams
    Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
    Who: Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority

    Friday, March 11
    Brockton VA Hospital, Building 3, 2nd Floor
    940 Belmont Street, 02301
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness
    Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff

    Saturday, March 12
    Cambridge Central Square U.S. Postal Service
    770 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Event Type: Shred Day
    Topic: Shred Sensitive Documents, Info on ID Theft/Scams
    Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff/Cambridge Consumers' Council

    Chelmsford Senior Center
    75 Groton Rd, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: Consumer Awareness, About the AGO
    Time: 10AM-12PM
    Who: Middlesex Community College Law Center

    Stoklosa Middle School
    560 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 01854
    Event Type: Information Table
    Topic: “Financially Hers” - A Seminar on Women’s Financial Management
    Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM
    Who: Middlesex Community College Law Center

    Tuesday, March 15
    River Court Residence Assisted Living
    8 West Main Street, Groton, MA 01450
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Mediation Processes
    Time: 9:00AM
    Who: Middlesex Community College Law Center

    Wednesday, March 23
    Boxford Council on Aging
    4 Middleton Road, Boxford, MA 01921
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Common Senior Scams & Consumer Awareness
    Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: AGO Staff

    Saturday, March 26
    Hingham Middle School
    1103 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043
    Event Type: Early Childhood Fair
    Topic: Information for families with young children
    Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM
    Who: South Shore Community Action Council’s Consumer Aid Program

    Wednesday, March 30
    Ward 4 Community Center
    100 Brooks Avenue, Quincy, MA 02169
    Event Type: Presentation
    Topic: Senior Scams
    Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
    Who: Norfolk DA’s Consumer Protection Office