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Volunteers still needed for meal-packaging event at Easton church

Hoping to produce meals for hungry people in Southeastern Massachusetts, Allison Krajcik and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church are doing their part in the fight against hunger. On Saturday, Sept. 23 the church, in conjunction with Bristol Trinity Episcopal Church (BTEC), will be hosting Helping Hands for

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

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

Man crashes through barrier, into water in Brockton

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night. BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

HarborOne Bank proposes new location in Stoughton

HarborOne Bank recently addressed the Town of Stoughton to propose and construct a new branch at 470 Washington St., Stoughton. This will mark the bank's first location in Stoughton. Attorney Barry R. Crimmins, a Stoughton resident, presented the plans for the proposed new branch before a meeting of

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:25:33

Stoughton's Kiddie Academy honored at national conference

David Rudnick, owner of Kiddie Academy of Stoughton, recently received the Community Leader award at Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference. Hundreds of franchisees and 160 academies nationwide were considered for the program. Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference winners were considered based on ambassado

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:10:48

Brockton: Shrewsbury Man Sentenced in Child Rape Case

A Shrewsbury man will serve at least 20 years in prison following his conviction on child rape charges. The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office says that 45-year-old Fernando DaSilva was convicted on charges of four counts each of Aggravated Rape of a Child and Rape of a Child with Force, six

959WATD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:21:58

Bayhawk spirit soars at BCC as students welcomed to classes

Bayhawk Spirit was in full swing at Bristol Community College last week as students got a taste of student life under new president Laura L. Douglas. At all four of the college's locations, students were welcomed to the college's first week of fall classes on Bayhawk Spirit Day, part of Welcome Week

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:30:52

Police: Dog attacked by machete expected to survive

(WPRI/file) TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) - Police are investigating after a man was seen attacking a dog with a machete on Church Street Monday night. The dog sustained several injuries, including a cut to the neck and another on its spine. According to Taunton police, when officers arrived on scene arou

WPRI - 2017-09-19 16:01:10

3 SouthCoast museums offer free admission on Saturday

Smithsonian magazine's annual "Museum Day Live" will give free access to more than 40 museums across the state, including three in SouthCoast. Participating local museums are the Children's Museum of Greater Fall River, Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth and Old Colony History Museum in Taunton. To par

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-19 17:52:33

Dog, woman attacked with machete, police say

Police in Taunton are searching for a man who reportedly attacked a dog and a woman with a machete late Monday night. Several people called 911 a 10:30 p.m. to report that a man was attacking the dog near 21 Church St. When officers arrived, they saw a group of people tending to a dog that was layin

WCVB - 2017-09-19 14:14:00

New England Venture Summit aims to connect startups to funding

THE NEW ENGLAND Venture Summit, hosted by youngStartup Ventures, is calling on startups from throughout the region to submit plans for the annual networking event. BOSTON - The New England Venture Summit is calling on startups from throughout the region to submit plans for the annual networking even

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:20:37

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 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

PHOTOS: Canton riders rode to make things right

Kids of all ages took their bikes and pedaled away during the first PMC Kids Ride in Canton to help battle cancer Sunday, Sept. 17 at Blue Hills Regional Technical School/Massasoit Community College. Riders received a 2017 PMC Kids Rides T-shirt, water bottle, and a coupon to the '47 Yawkey Way stor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:25:33


The following are excerpts from the Canton police log for Saturday, Sept. 2, through Friday, Sept. 8. Names of suspects are not posted online but are printed in the Canton Journal. All suspects are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Saturday, Sept. 2 1:14 a.m.: A Mattapan resid

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 13:49:34

Dog Survives Machete Attack in Taunton

A dog is recovering after surviving what police say was a brutal attack by a man with a machete. Police responded to Church Street in Taunton, Massachusetts, around 10:30 p.m. after receiving multiple calls of a man attacking a dog. When police arrived, they found bystanders tending to a dog who la

NECN - 2017-09-19 16:20:21

Taunton mother of five dies of injuries from Rehoboth crash

TAUNTON - A Taunton mother of five has died of injuries she sustained in a fatal crash in Rehoboth last week. Elizabeth M. Resendes, 34, an assistant manager at Dunkin Donuts, died Monday, Sept. 17 at Rhode Island Hospital, according to her obituary. Resendes was the passenger in the Pontiac Vibe se

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:15:58

Woman stabbed, dog attacked with machete in Taunton

TAUNTON, Mass. (WLNE) - Police are investigating a stabbing in Taunton Monday night of a woman as well as a dog. Officers investigated reports of a man who attacked a dog with a machete on Church Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Monday. The dog was bleeding profusely from two large cuts on the nec

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-19 18:56:00

Encounter Church opens new doors

Entering the new Encounter Church facility, one might expect some of the traditional decorations: stained glass windows, ornate ceiling and the like. Instead, a large lobby in a muted tone is the first thing seen, where Lead Pastor Chris Causey said is meant to mimic an art gallery. The new facility

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:23:53