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Professor's Facebook Posts Raising Eyebrows on Bridgewater State University Campus

A Massachusetts professor is taking some heat after a series of posts on Facebook directed at President Donald Trump and those who voted for him. The posts by Dr. Garrett Nichols, an English professor, are generating a lot of reaction on the campus of Bridgewater State University. One post read, "F-

NECN - 2017-09-21 03:11:22

Families find common cause at East Bridgewater opioid vigil

EAST BRIDGEWATER - A dozen faces, smiling and full of life, crossed the screen at the Community Covenant Church as candles flickered around the room. In the audience, mothers, fathers, siblings and friends looked up at the faces of their loved ones lost to drug overdoses. Suddenly, as the more than

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 02:24:36

More than half of dogs in Bridgewater are unlicensed

BRIDGEWATER - Shops in town have water bowls left outside for thirsty pets, owners can be seen running outside with their active fluffy friends and there are nearly 4,400 dogs in town. It is no secret that Bridgewater is a fan of furry, tailwagging, friends, however more than half of the dogs in tow

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 23:21:17

Candlelight vigil moved indoors in East Bridgewater

EAST BRIDGEWATER - The candlelight vigil in remembrance of overdose victims planned for Wednesday evening in East Bridgewater has been moved indoors due to weather forecasts. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Community Covenant Church at 400 Pleasant St. in East Bridgewater. The vigil, sponsor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:24:49

Fire consumes car on Route 24 in West Bridgewater

WEST BRIDGEWATER - Firefighters are on the scene of a car along Route 24 southbound in West Bridgewater. At about 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the West Bridgewater Fire Department responded to a silver compact car consumed in flames in the break-down lane along Route 24. The Massachusetts State Police repor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:09:16

West Bridgewater teens plan to help rebuild in Caribbean

WEST BRIDGEWATER - As back-to-back hurricanes continue to ravage the Caribbean islands, a group of West Bridgewater teens is stepping up to help out. Three students at the West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School are organizing their own service trip to the Dominican Republic to help the community

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 17:53:48

A West Bridgewater police officer for four years, Monteiro said he owes his success to the top-notch training he's received from his department.

WEST BRIDGEWATER - Patrolling the streets of West Bridgewater in the late hours of the night, Officer Matt Monteiro is always on high alert for the signs of impaired driving. "I'm proactive about it," Monteiro said. "I know what to look for in terms of impaired driving." Thanks to his proactive poli

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 00:35:27

Thumbs down to a Bridgewater State director, rape case that will live in ignominy

The sentencing of the former director of the Bridgewater State University day care center, where young boys were raped, brings some closure, but not a close, to this case. THUMBS DOWN ... To the former director of the Bridgewater State University daycare center, who admitted in court last week to ig

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-18 18:09:11

EAST BRIDGEWATER - Dancers from Michelle's Studio of Dance in East Bridgewater traded in their ballet buns for elegant updos Sunday as they made their red carpet debut.

To kick-off a new season of dance classes, members of Michelle's Studio of Dance at 602 Oak St. were invited to a premiere viewing of the studio's 2016 recital video. Michelle Lessard, studio director of 29 years, said she rented out the East Bridgewater Cinemas movie theatre for the occasion and ro

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 22:41:17

Beating ovarian cancer, one step at a time, in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER- People donning blue shirts leapt off the starting line. The goal ahead of them was to cross the finish line, but the overall goal of the day was to raise awareness and money to beat ovarian cancer. The 10th annual "Frances F. Morast Walk to Beat Ovarian Cancer" was held Saturday, Sept.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 21:59:48

Bridgewater woman charged with assaulting Easton cops

Police say the woman was found driving a stolen truck through power lines. EASTON - A woman driving a stolen truck near power lines became combative when she was approached by officers Saturday night, police said. Officers Michelle Bettencourt and Tim Webster responded to the high-tension power line

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 20:35:29

Bridgewater Fire Department has a big gift coming their way

BRIDGEWATER- Fire Chief Thomas Levy was shocked when he found out the department would be receiving a gift of $20,000. He was even more shocked when he learned the money was from just one person. The Bridgewater Town Council will vote to accept, or deny, the financial gift of $20,244 dedicated to th

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-18 22:37:36

Fisher cats: A threat to humans or just a shy critter?

BRIDGEWATER - After seeing a fisher cat and three coyotes in the Crescent street area a worried mother took to Facebook. "I am scared to be outside with my son," Amy Damon posted in the Bridgewater Residents Facebook page Tuesday. "From what I understand nothing can be done unless they were to harm

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 22:32:30

Local towns get grant for regional communications center

FOXBORO - A new regional emergency call center has received a $1.5 million grant to modernize E911 service and convert a former Mansfield municipal building into a dispatch center. Town Manager William Keegan said officials were notified last Friday of the state award, which will be used to fund the

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 01:45:00

Simpson Spring to hold book discussion, signing

Simpson Spring will hold a discussion and book signing event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the store, 719 Washington St., South Easton. Doug "VB" Goudie, Michelle McPhee and Anthony Amore will be present to discuss and sign their work. Goudie is a WRKO morning show host and the author of "ACK

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:42:00

HEIDREA FOR HEROES: Residents leap from airplanes to raise money for area veterans

Veterans Agent Roxanne Whitbeck went to extreme heights to help fellow veterans recently. PLYMOUTH - Veterans Agent Roxanne Whitbeck went to extreme heights to help fellow veterans recently. She returned rather rapidly. The local veterans agent was one of several area residents who participated in H

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Rocky's red wine a big seller in its Brockton debut

The distributors of the Rocky Marciano Moltepulciano D'Abruzzo quickly sold of all 10 cases they brought to a promotional event at the Wine Basket, before additional bottles were delivered to the Pearl Street store later on Wednesday afternoon. BROCKTON - A new brand of wine named after Brockton box

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 01:02:12

Brockton educators pitch in for Harvey victims

The district, with the help of Teamsters Local 653, recently sent 25 boxes filled with canned goods, cleaning supplies, diapers, pet food and other goods collected in over a dozen 35-gallon trash bins to aid the people of the Lone Star State. BROCKTON - After Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:18:25

Buckets of kindness at Brockton's George School

Wednesday was "Choose to Be Nice" day for the George School's first graders. Principal Natalie Pohl said it is more important now than ever to teach students how to respect others at a young age, especially amid the current social climate. BROCKTON - At Brockton's Manthala George Elementary School,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:13:38

Read named Easton's new town administrator

Easton - After receiving 55 applications for Easton's Town Administrator position, the choice this week, though not unanimous, was to offer Acting Town Administrator Connor Read the job. On Sept. 19, selectmen Dan Murphy, Dotti Fulginiti and Craig Barger voted to appoint Read while selectmen Kevin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:25:21