Breaking News from Dartmouth MA

Find the latest Dartmouth MA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Dartmouth Kohl’s Will be Taking Your Amazon Returns

Kohl's department stores are getting in on the Amazon action by accepting eligible returns at their freestanding stores. I am a HUGE Amazon shopper but not so much when it comes to Kohl's Department store. I have to admit, I've never really given Kohl's a solid chance. I've rushed through the store


Taunton man ordered held after arrest in Dartmouth on fentanyl trafficking charges

NEW BEDFORD — A Taunton man was ordered held for four months as he awaits trial after his arrest Friday night on fentanyl trafficking charges in Dartmouth. Joe Manuel Matias, 29, of 562 Winthrop St. was found to be dangerous by Judge Edward F.X. Lynch after a pre-trial detention hearing Monday in Ne


UMass Dartmouth announces student speakers for commencement

The Class of 2019 student speakers come from across the Commonwealth and around the world and offer a range of experiences to share with their fellow graduates, according to a news release.


Wanted Fall River man arrested after fight at South Station

BOSTON -- A Fall River man wanted on Fall River District Court warrants was arrested Monday at South Station after allegedly punching another man. About 5:40 p.m, Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station when they were alerted to a disturban


Dartmouth police detective rescues elderly man from burning home

DARTMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - A Dartmouth police detective rescued an elderly man from a burning home Saturday evening. Crews responding to a structure fire with entrapment at 17 Johnson St. just before 5:30 p.m. found flames in a single room of the upper level of the raised ranch.


Truck slams into front of New Bedford home

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash in New Bedford that left a pickup truck embedded in the front of a home. The crash took place around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on Ashley Boulevard.


Warwick Veterans Middle School evacuated due to threat

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Warwick Veterans Middle School was evacuated and closed for the day Tuesday morning after a note containing a threat was found. According to a post on the school's Twitter page, students were evacuated "out of an abundance of caution."


8 Tiny Villages In Rhode Island Where HUGE Things Happened

Rhode Island may be a small state but we are bursting with history. The cities of Newport and Providence seem to grab a lot of the credit for big inventions, firsts, and historical events. But there are also tiny villages in the Ocean State where huge things happened. Let’s take a look:


Tower implosion day brunches selling out fast in Fall River

FALL RIVER – Implosion Day brunches are filling up almost as fast as the Brayton Point cooling towers will be coming down this Saturday. Within about a day of announcing its brunch on Facebook, The Cove Restaurant’s Implosion Day brunch sold out and an event planned at The Herald News to watch the i


Providence City Council Approves Citywide Plastic Bag Ban

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Providence City council approved a citywide plastic bag ban during Monday evening's council meeting. Fittingly, the measure was approved on Earth Day. If signed by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, the ordinance will go into effect six months later.


New Bedford nursing home in crisis as paychecks bounce

NEW BEDFORD — Bounced paychecks and unpaid bills have thrown a New Bedford nursing home into crisis. Paychecks have been late for the last two pay periods at Bedford Gardens in the city's far North End. When Friday's pay finally arrived on Monday, checks began bouncing, director Steven Haase said.


Rehoboth man sentenced to prison for deadly drunk-driving crash

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — A Rehoboth man was sentenced to state prison Tuesday for hitting and killing a motorcycle rider while driving drunk back in 2016. Earlier this month, Jeffrey Fisk Jr., 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter while under the influence of intoxicating liquor in the death of Antho


Metro Industrial Supply sold in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD — Metro Industrial Supply, company and real estate, were sold to Master Supply in March, according to a news release from The Nevy Corp. The business, 435 Coggeshall St., was acquired by Master Supply/Joseph Reale on March 15.


Easton cancels sports banner auction after outrage

EASTON — Sports teams at Oliver Ames High School have won 181 Hockomock League championships since 1936, a towering legacy that has started to create headaches for those in charge of honoring it.


Workers and customers return to Stop & Shop locations in Fall River

FALL RIVER — Workers were back on the job Monday morning in local Stop & Shop markets, stocking shelves and greeting customers, many of whom supported the union members who were on strike since April 11.


R.I. classical concerts, April 25 weekend

"April in Paris with Poulenc": Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School's Carter Center, 667 Waterman St., East Providence. 456-8144; ric.edu; 248-7000, riphil.org. Pianist Judith Lynn Stillman, Trinity Repertory Company artistic director Curt Columbus, flutist Rachel Braude, oboist Denise Plaza-Marti


Man involved in 2016 DUI sentenced

FALL RIVER, M.A. (WLNE) - A Rehoboth man has been sentenced to prison for a deadly drunk driving crash three years ago. 42-year-old Jeffrey Fisk Jr. was sentenced today to six to eight years behind bars.


Live Music: Friday, April 26

Alabama: country, Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Square, Providence. 331-6700, dunkindonutscenter.com. Tickets start at $32. 7 p.m. Bobby Justin: oldies, Broadway Lounge, 535 North Broadway, East Providence. 434-9742. 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.


New affordable senior housing units approved at Wareham Town Meeting, day one

WAREHAM - After much discussion, town voters OK’d $650,000 for four new senior housing units at Agawam Village in day one of Spring Town Meeting. The plan will “completely cover the cost of constructing the four units,” said Bob Powilaitis of the Wareham Housing Authority, noting that the project ha


Missing Person: Pawtucket Woman Believed To Be In Danger

PAWTUCKET, RI — Police are searching for a Pawtucket woman who was reported missing on Sunday. Sandra Lemus, 46, was last seen around 11 a.m. on Saturday. She never returned home. Police believe she may be in danger as she may have memory loss.