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Dartmouth's Liam Caulfield completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Liam C. Caulfield, son of Mr. & Mrs. William Caulfield of Dartmouth, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, according to a news release. Caulfield entered West Point July 3 and recently ended six weeks of basic training, "one of the most challengin

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 17:20:06

Dartmouth Animal Control seeks support for injured cat

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DARTMOUTH, MA (WLNE) - Dartmouth Animal Control is seeking the help of the public in supporting a local cat that was shot with a BB gun. The cat, nicknamed "Sarge", was found by Animal Control Officers last week with a badly swollen rear left leg. O

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-22 00:54:00

Dartmouth man killed in early morning crash

Dartmouth police say a local man was killed after crashing his pickup truck in the area of Route 6 and Route 177. (WJAR) A Dartmouth, Mass. man was seriously injured after the pickup truck he was driving crashed early Thursday morning. Dartmouth Police say Dimas Amaral, 58, was transported to Rhode

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-21 10:46:24

Dartmouth man dies after early morning car crash

DARTMOUTH - A 58-year-old man died after a crash early Thursday in the area of Route 6 near Route 177, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded about 1:47 a.m. to a single-car crash. Dimas Amaral of Dartmouth was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where he later died, police said. Amaral w

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 15:34:36

Dartmouth native Jacob Ventura wins Republican primary for Senate seat

Dartmouth native Jacob Ventura won the Republican primary Tuesday night in the race for an open Senate seat in the Bristol/Norfolk district. "This election victory was a product of hard work and a great team effort," Ventura told The Chronicle in a statement Wednesday. "We've built a winning coaliti

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-20 22:26:39

Dartmouth couple join fight to end Alzheimer's

DARTMOUTH - John Gallagher's framed photographs of a fawn, coyote, a humming bird and other local wildlife cover a living room wall in his North Dartmouth home where he lives with his wife and caretaker, Christine. John, 73, is still able to take pictures, but can no longer work with the photos on h

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-20 22:11:35

Dartmouth seeks expanded role for Sister City Delegation Committee

DARTMOUTH - A proposed bylaw change would broaden the role of the Sister City Delegation Committee as the town strengthens ties with communities in the Azores and England. While the committee "encourages and promotes cultural and educational exchanges," the revision would include language about fost

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 00:21:08

Jose causing downed trees, scattered power outages

Although Tropical Storm Jose is stalled about 145 miles southeast of Nantucket, it's delivering strong winds to Southern New England causing downed trees and scattered power outages. As of 1 p.m. Thursday, Eversource was reporting power outages in New Bedford, Dartmouth, Plymouth and Wareham. A wind

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 18:26:47

Autumn Glen at Dartmouth residents say 'I do' to outrageous mock wedding - and loving life

DARTMOUTH - Pat Savoie, 84 and pregnant, waited patiently for her cue. In a few minutes, after two recently failed attempts, she would be married at last. Her sparkly tiara and the veil of her wedding gown framed her short white hair, twinkling eyes and wide, warm smile. Her pink nail polish matched

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-20 18:19:54

New Bedford man charged with cutting woman's throat

NEW BEDFORD - A 57-year-old city man is being held without bail, after he slit a family member's throat with a box cutter earlier this month, court records say. John J. Mello Jr. of 12 Viall St., Apartment 1, is charged with armed assault with intent to commit murder and assault and battery on a fam

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-20 22:56:24

Drunk driver crashes into car full of police detectives

Colleen Furtado A woman allegedly slammed into a car filled with police detectives in Fall River Wednesday. Colleen Furtado is facing drunk driving charges. She was also charged with driving to endanger and negligent operation. The crash occurred on Plymouth Ave around 9:45 am. Police said Furtado t

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-20 22:58:55

Pair rob man of cell phone in Fall River Stop & Shop parking lot

FALL RIVER - Police arrested two men in connection to a recent assault and robbery outside the Stop & Shop supermarket at 333 Mariano S. Boulevard. The alleged victim, a 21-year-old man, said he was walking to a friend's vehicle who had just given him a ride to the store when another man, identified

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:06:30

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-22 03:38:00

Tabor Academy hosts Special Olympics Sept. 29

MARION - Tabor Academy is looking forward to its Fall Service Day on the morning of Friday, Sept. 29 where students and faculty will once again lend a hand to non-profit groups across the region, according to a press release. Half the Tabor community will host Special Olympics MA on the Tabor campus

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 18:21:55

New Bedford police arrest 4, seize drugs, $5,412 in cash in drug raids

NEW BEDFORD - 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 said. Members of the department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau and the Gang Unit executed a search warrant

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 21:40:33

Advice from couple who lost son: Never stop loving them

One in a series of stories about area residents who have struggled with, and in many cases overcome, addiction issues. It might have been their candor. Or their openness. Or the public way they dealt with their son's fatal overdose. Whatever the reason, Debra and Wayne St. Pierre say people emailed

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Repeat offender pleads guilty to arranging to have sex with a minor

Robert Eccleston appeared in federal court in Providence on Thursday afternoon where he plead guilty to traveling to RI to have oral sex with a minor. (WJAR) A repeat sex offender previously sentenced for raping a minor plead guilty in federal court on Thursday in a separate incident where he arrang

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-21 18:27:56

Familiar face, new role

FAIRHAVEN - Assistant to the Town Administrator Anne O'Brien will be moving on from her post in the near future, however, her new place of work won't be too far away. Yesterday's Board of Selectmen meeting included the approval of Town Administrator Mark Rees' appointment of O'Brien as the Director

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 14:44:00

Stigma of addiction hinders efforts to find a solution

There was a time when Jesse Powers didn't do family functions. Never mind he didn't want to, he said, but usually he wasn't invited. The reality was he would have likely stolen their pocketbooks, he recalled. Relatives knew that the family's money wasn't safe around him. "I disappeared (from my fami

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Experts in the battle against opioid addiction offer possible solutions

A problem as complex and far-reaching as opioid addiction will require multiple solutions across a wide range of fields - education, law enforcement, public policy, social services, addiction counseling, psychology, medical research and more. We asked experts in various professions dealing with the

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00