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Tropical Storm Jose is still hanging round off Nantucket today, causing high winds and some rain for SouthCoast.The storm, which is now a "post-tropical cyclone,"... [Read More]
A 25-year-old city man died Thursday morning from a suspected drug overdose, the DA's office said.The man's body was found about 5:30 a.m. in his... [Read More]
WESTPORT — The High School Reuse Committee met for the first time and touched upon 16 options for the current Grade 7 through 12 junior/senior high... [Read More]
The Wareham School Department wants to know if local residents are interested in taking college credit courses or adult course offerings in a variety of... [Read More]
Students are back in the classroom but the School Building Committee for a new Middleboro High School never took a summer vacation, as they continued... [Read More]
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For the third year, the Wareham High School Key Club volunteered at Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine. According to its web site, Camp Sunshine "provides... [Read More]
Brown University has promised to eliminate all loans from its undergraduate financial aid packages through a new initiative that would replace loanswith grants that don't... [Read More]
Maddie Halstead took a pass from Bailee Clements on the left side of the goal, flipped it up on the blade of her stick, dribbled... [Read More]
Depth matters when it comes to football.Just ask Fairhaven's Rudy Bulgar and Wareham's Bob Lomp.With drastically low numbers, both coaches will perform a delicate balancing... [Read More]
Wareham at FairhavenSandwich at Bishop StangGNB Voc-Tech at Old RochesterNew Bedford at Bridgewater-RaynhamDartmouth at LaSalle AcademyApponequet at SeekonkBlue Hills at Old Colony Buddy ThomasWareham 37, Fairhaven... [Read More]
Tropical storm force gusts topping 45 mph and sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph for much Thursday toppled numerous trees and limbs, leading to... [Read More]
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NEW BEDFORD — Carlos Rafael and a potential purchaser have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement regarding a sale of his vessels and accompanying permits that... [Read More]
ACUSHNET — Following a relatively quiet public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed 825-foot extension of the municipal sewer line up North Main Street and Wamsutta... [Read More]
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If every part of a fish were used for high-value products, the New Bedford fishing industry could make more money from fewer fish.That kind of... [Read More]
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NEW BEDFORD — The grand opening of a unique-in-the-region fitness boutique called Track and Channel was celebrated Thursday in the Sixth Street building once occupied by... [Read More]
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Retailers plan to gather signatures and move forward with a potential 2018 ballot question reducing the sales tax to 5 percent and instituting an annual... [Read More]
Gov. Charlie Baker named AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman and Karam Financial Group principal Steve Karam to the UMass Board of Trustees on Wednesday, replacing two... [Read More]
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NEW BEDFORD — The state Department of Transportation has awarded $216,600 to New Bedford Regional Airport for infrastructure improvements.This award will be combined with $54,200 from... [Read More]
Detectives seized heroin, Fentanyl, marijuana and Oxycodone and $5,412 in cash and arrested four people, including a repeat offender, in three drug raids Wednesday, police... [Read More]
Gunshots were fired early Thursday in the 1800 block of Acushnet Avenue in the city's North End and a vehicle struck a building nearby, police... [Read More]
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