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Falmouth Water Main Replacement To Start In April
FALMOUTH, MA – Replacement of an outdated water main on a major thoroughfare in Falmouth is set to begin next month. Work on the water main on Teaticket Highway and Main Street will star the first week of April, police said Thursday.
Falmouth Chamber of Commerce Announces 2019 Citizen of the Year
FALMOUTH – The 2019 Citizen of the Year in Falmouth has been chosen. Laura Lorusso Peterson has been selected by the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Committee. After reviewing the submitted nominations, the committee chose Peterson for the award.
4 arrested on armed robbery charges in Dartmouth
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) – Four people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Dartmouth hotel. Dartmouth Police responded to the Residence Inn on Faunce Corner Road around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday and located a female victim who told officers she was assaulted and robbed by four susp
Police arrest ten people on Tuesday
The Wareham Police Department made ten arrests on Tuesday, March 19. A juvenile male was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon after threatening to stab someone with a pen at 9:40 a.m.
Lori Loughlin, husband to share court stage with Felicity Huffman
Embattled actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion-designer husband Mossimo Giannulli will be allowed to put off their highly anticipated debuts in Boston’s federal district court, but only until April 3 — meaning they’ll be sharing the spotlight with actress Felicity Huffman.
Steamship Authority Presents New Terminal Design Options
WOODS HOLE – After receiving some negative public feedback for the original design for the Steamship Authority’s new Woods Hole terminal, three alternatives have been developed by architects.
UPS truck crashes, scattering 1,000 packages across highway
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Massachusetts State Police say a UPS tractor-trailer has crashed with another truck, scattering more than 1,000 packages across an interstate highway. Police say the crash on Interstate 495 south in Chelmsford at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday was one of two accidents on the same str
Falmouth Academy Hosts Spring-Themed Benefit Auction
The community is invited to celebrate spring at Falmouth Academy’s “Bloomin’ Auction and Benefit” at the school’s new Simon Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 6. In addition to live and silent auctions, this spring-themed event will include hors d’oeuvres and a buffet dinner presented by Jacquel
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says President Trump’s comments about John McCain are ‘completely inappropriate’
Gov. Charlie Baker called the late Sen. John McCain a “great man and a great American” following President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments this week. “By any standard John McCain was a great man and a great American, period,” Baker said on WGBH Thursday. “I was brought up in a house where you do
Suspect arrested in break-in at Foxboro hobby store
FOXBORO -- A suspect has been arrested in the break-in and theft of $7,200 in remote-controlled cars from a local hobby store. Andrew S. Darby, 29, of Bourne, faces arraignment at a later date in Wrentham District Court on charges of malicious destruction, breaking and entering and larceny from a bu
Schools get 'D' for lead in drinking water
BOSTON – Lead-tainted water is still pervasive in public schools, and the state hasn't devoted enough money and resources to tackle the problem. That's according to a new report rolled out Thursday by a coalition of consumer advocates, environmental activists and lawmakers, who gave the state a "D"
Literary-Inspired Drinks Served At Boston Public Library
BOSTON (CBS) — There’s a brand new reason to go the Boston Public Library: a tea lounge that now features unique adult beverages. The signature is tea infused cocktails. And even they are inspired by literary greatness.
Four charged with robbing couple in Dartmouth
DARTMOUTH — Four people are charged with robbing a young couple at knifepoint of $7,800 in cash and a Rolex watch late Wednesday night at the Residence Inn, according to court documents.
Can Robert Kraft beat the Fla. solicitation charges? Here’s what some legal experts say
There’s hope for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft if he tries to beat the misdemeanor prostitution solicitation charges pending against him in Florida, legal specialists in that state said Thursday.
Judge may decide Friday whether to stop Fall River election from being certified
NEW BEDFORD — A Bristol County Superior Court judge is expected to decide on a temporary injunction on Friday regarding the 10 citizen lawsuit challenging Jasiel Correia II’s ability to maintain the his office as mayor after last week’s recall election.
Police: Tennessee men planned to sell AK-47, other guns in Brockton
BROCKTON — Three Tennessee men arrested in the city with a cache of firearms and ammunition planned to sell the guns, including an AK-47, an officer testified in court Thursday.
Help Dartmouth honor some of its most special residents who are 85 and older
DARTMOUTH — During a 2017 luncheon at White's of Westport, Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society President Robert Harding thought about the honorees — 12 special people who, over the course of 90-plus years, made a lasting impact on the community.
Prison visitation policies could change in Massachusetts
BOSTON (WWLP) - Massachusetts inmates are only allowed a certain number of approved visitors which can exclude members of a large family, so the black and Latino legislative caucus are working to fix that.
New Bedford Restaurant Says It Sold Million Dollar Ticket
Somewhere in the heart of New Bedford is a very fortunate couple. At 7:56 p.m. on Wednesday, Pub 6T5 Bar and Grille posted a photo of a $30 Massachusetts State Lottery scratch ticket called "The Fastest Road to $1 Million." According to the Lottery, the scratch ticket claims to be the "best chance i
Wine and groceries: Whole Foods pitches ‘shop while you drink’ plan for Massachusetts store
Shopping while hungry is generally frowned upon, as your stomach may do the shopping for you. But what’s the shopping experience like with a glass of wine in your hand? One Whole Foods store in Massachusetts is pitching the idea.