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First 'Leadership South Shore' class graduates

The first class of Leadership South Shore, an initiative launched by South Shore Bank President and CEO Jim Dunphy in conjunction with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, held its first graduation Sept. 19, completing the first year of a program designed to create the South Shore's next generation

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

38 years later, Hanson Marine veteran gets 'a chance to say goodbye' to base fire victims

Joseph Macdonald was one of the lucky ones -- he escaped the deadly barracks fires that erupted at an American base in Japan, amid a 1979 typhoon. In October he'll make his first visit there since the fires killed 13 Marines and injured 38 others. Lane Lambert The Patriot Ledger @llambert_ledger HA

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:48:50

Police looking for Bridgewater corn thief

BRIDGEWATER- Police were called for a field investigation after stalks of corn were stolen from Summer Street. Rows of cornstalks were reported stolen from a Summer Street field, behind the Old Colony Correctional Facility, Saturday Sept. 16, police said. Police tweeted photos, around 12:30 p.m. Fri

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:30:43

JAM SESSION: Simes House

Town Meeting will be asked to change the zoning of the Simes House property from small-lot residential to transitional commercial. Town officials say that without the zoning change revenue-generating events will not be allowed there. Should the zoning be changed? Please explain. Jam session is an op

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Play auditions at Massasoit Community College

Play auditions: Massasoit Community College, 1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton. BROCKTON - Play auditions: Massasoit Community College, 1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton. Massasoit Theatre Company auditions for "It's a Wonderful Life" 2-5 p.m. Sept. 24 and 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Community Theatre at Buckle

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Drug trafficking, gaming ring operated out of veterans organization, police say

A "significant" cocaine trafficking and illegal gaming ring allegedly operating out of the Stoughton American Legion at 400 Prospect Street was busted Thursday night. The Brockton Enterprise reports Stoughton Police Lt. John Bonney said Stoughton and Norwood detectives and members of the Norfolk Cou

WCVB - 2017-09-23 14:20:00

Heidrea for Heroes and Adams Communications partner to donate $1,000 for hurricane relief efforts

Heidrea for Heroes, a 501(c)(3) veterans support non-profit organization, and Carver-based Adams Communications announced they have partnered to donate $1,000 to Team Rubicon for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas. In response to the widespread devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey in t

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:59:18

Freetown hires new town administrator

FREETOWN - An Uxbridge man has been named the town's new town administrator. David DeManche was officially appointed to the position on Monday. He will fill the position following the retirement of John "Jack" Healey in June. DeManche is currently completing his appointment at the director of the Pl

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 17:59:06

Middleboro confirmed as posing risk of West Nile Disease

MIDDLEBORO - Health Officer Robert Buker said Friday that two mosquitoes in town tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the state Department of Health lab that did the testing. It means that now Plymouth County will be flagged as a source of the West Nile disease, which can be very seriou

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 23:54:23

Middleboro YMCA to hold 20th annual Golf Tournament at Poquoy Brook Golf Club

MIDDLEBORO - The 20th annual Old Colony YMCA Middleboro Golf Tournament benefiting the y's Annual Campaign will take place Friday, September 29 at Poquoy Brook Golf Club, at 20 Leonard Street in Lakeville. The event, which includes a hole-in-one contest, will begin rain or shine with a shotgun start

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 18:07:00

Plymouth permits erosion control projects for Kingsbridge Shore's

It's a beautiful town beach, accessed from an historic public way, and the town has just reached agreement to let homeowners in the area access their cliff-side properties through it though there is still no guarantee that all town residents can get to the beach the same way. Call it progress. PLYMO

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

Duxbury Senior Center to hold cranberry festival

The Duxbury Senior Center will host a cranberry festival during the month of October. All events will be held at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St., unless otherwise noted. Call the center at 781-934-5775, ext. 5716, to sign up for any of the events listed below. Field Trip to the Herndon

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 23:57:00

Manomet church launches Project #2069 to fight drug epidemic

Signs bearing #2609 as the only message have begun showing up in front yards throughout town in recent weeks, as the community takes on the epidemic of addiction. PLYMOUTH - A number showing up on lawns around town is packing a powerful message. The number is 2,069 and it represents the number of Ma

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Lifesaving lessons: BSU combats ODs with Narcan training

BRIDGEWATER - As a crowd surrounded him, Dr. Daniel Muse picked up the Narcan nasal spray. He placed the tip of the spray into the nose before dispensing the medicine. "You can neither hurt nor kill a dead person," Muse, a physician in Brockton's Signature Healthcare Emergency Department, said. "So

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Adriana Cohen: Double standards prevail on campus

Those on the left who preach diversity and inclusivity continue to expose themselves as frauds. Case in point: Bridgewater State University English professor Garrett Nichols preached respect in class, but used his personal Facebook to post "(Expletive) Donald Trump," and "(Expletive) ANYONE who vote

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Anguished relatives in R.I. wait to hear from loved ones menaced by Maria + video

With power and cellphone service knocked down some 34,000 Puerto Ricans living here can only pray and hope for the best about their relatives back home on the Caribbean island PROVIDENCE, R.I. - It had been almost 12 hours since Ivette Solivan last heard from her daughter in Puerto Rico, and her han

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 02:55:49

But are fishers, also commonly referred to as fisher cats, really the horrifying bloodthirsty threat to humans as some people believe them to be?

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

KGC hosts first seasonal meeting

KINGSTON - The Kingston Garden Club opened their first meeting of the season with a "Light Up Your Landscape" presentation by Paul Barcello, from Barcello's Lighting and Design of Pembroke. Barcello educated the membership on the difference between LED and Halogen outdoor lighting, and various opti

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Chase, an East Freetown resident with family in Bridgewater, passed away Sept. 15 after fighting hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a congenital heart defect, since he was born.

Chase, a 2-year-old East Freetown resident with family in Bridgewater, passed away Sept. 15 after fighting hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a congenital heart defect, since he was born. BRIDGEWATER - People walked into the church where the funeral was being held, but instead of wearing black

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 23:10:21

Happy bike trails again in West Bridgewater -- thanks to them

WEST BRIDGEWATER - For decades, the bike trails hidden in the woods behind the Corner Market on East Street in West Bridgewater have served as a top hang-out spot for kids in local towns. "It's been here since I was a kid," said Andrew Brearley, a Brockton resident who now brings his 10-year-old son

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 22:09:18