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Festival of Lights continues this weekend at KOA Campground. The Middleborough Tourism Committee's 5th annual Festival of Lights continues for a second weekend this Saturday and Sunday (December 15 and 16) from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Boston/Cape Cod KOA Campground in Middleborough, MA.
CARVER SENIOR SCENE: Dec. 14
Contact Carver Council on Aging Activities Coordinator Connie Kelly at 508-866-4698, ext. 3. Holiday Songs with Singer Jennifer Mello: noon Dec. 18. Mello will serenade attendees with a combination of standards and holiday classics. Come early and join for lunch then stay for the songs. Drop in.
State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use
Triple M, a medical marijuana operator with dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, has been ordered to close by state health regulators for using pesticides on plants on its Plymouth cultivation facility.
California woman pleads guilty in fatal Dartmouth hit-and-run
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- A California woman who left the scene of a fatal hit and run in Dartmouth earlier this year was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's office.
Verilife In Wareham Sets Opening Date For Recreational Pot
WAREHAM, MA – Verilife will begin selling recreational marijuana next week, the company announced in a press release. Sales will begin Tuesday, Dec. 18, making it the fourth shop in the state to offer recreational marijuana.
Wareham Pot Shop Customers Required To Use Shuttle From Water Wizz
WAREHAM (CBS) – A dispensary in Wareham is set to begin recreational sales of marijuana and the town has a plan to keep things calm. “We’re in a tight spot, narrow streets, a village setting and so it was paramount in the thinking of town officials and especially our chief and lieutenants to try to
W. Bridgewater: Man on Most Wanted List Under Arrest After Car Chase
A man on the “Most Wanted” list is under arrest after fleeing from police for a minor violation and leading them on a high speed chase up and down Route 24. At about 9:30 Tuesday night a State Trooper attempted to stop 26-year-old Keenan Ritter of Dorchester on Route 24 Northbound in Brockton.
Police investigating after pedestrian hit outside Bridgewater post office
BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A 53-year-old Mansfield man was injured Friday when he was struck by an elderly driver the parking lot of a post office in Bridgewater, officials said.
Quincy Woman Charged With Assaulting Brockton Police Officer
BROCKTON, MA — A Quincy woman was arrested on Monday night after police said she ran away from a field sobriety test and tried to fight the officer who caught up to her. Zarianna Pizarro, 18, was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, negligent operation of a motor v
R.I.’s Foxy Lady shut down after three dancers arrested for soliciting sex
The Foxy Lady gentleman’s club in Providence has been ordered closed for three days after three of the club’s dancers were arrested Tuesday night for allegedly offering to perform sexual acts on three undercover police detectives, officials said.
Rollover crash on Route 25 in Wareham
– A two-vehicle crash caused one vehicle to go off the road and roll over. The crash happened shortly after 8 AM on Route 25 westbound between exits 3 and 2. No serious injuries were reported. State Police are investigating the crash.
Wareham Police make heroic rescue of victim from fiery crash
WAREHAM – From Wareham Police: On Saturday December 8, at about 10:20 p.m. Wareham Police officers responded to the area of Minot Avenue and Indian Neck Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Officer Christopher Corner found a vehicle with heavy damage and the engine on fire. T
Eat To Heat fundraiser still going strong at MHS
MIDDLEBORO — High school students are well versed in the giving season and have a growing awareness there are people within their communities dealing with food insecurity and insufficient funds to provide for their families during the holidays.
Bristol County Sobriety Checkpoint Set For Weekend of Dec. 15-16
Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in Bristol County from Saturday, December 15, into Sunday, December 16, 2018.
Recollecting Nemasket: Lakeville Shares Christmas with the Region
In 1899 Hezekiah Butterworth, a noted children’s author, poet and lecturer of the time, recalled his introduction to the tradition of Lakeville’s Christmas greens, when “I first met the fragrance of these secluded Old Colony woods in the decorations of the Boston churches on Christmas and Easter day
MG&E recognized for 125 years of service to Middleborough and Lakeville
MIDDLEBORO — Middleborough Gas and Electric Department recently received recognition from the Massachusetts House of Representatives for 125 years of public service. The declaration reads: "Be it hereby known to all that the Massachusetts House of Representatives offers its sincerest congratulations
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops
Massachusetts regulators on Thursday approved four new retail pot shops, more than doubling the number of that have received sign-offs. The companies behind the shops, which will be located in the Berkshires as well as Hudson and Fall River, must still meet several conditions before they can receive
California Woman Involved in Fatal Hit and Run in Dartmouth Sentenced to Jail Time
A 59-year-old California woman who, earlier this year, left the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash in Dartmouth was convicted of leaving the scene—death resulting in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.
Recent arrest activity in Wareham
WAREHAM – From Wareham Police: Wareham police officers have made multiple arrests and criminally charged several individuals in the last few days. On Thursday, December 6, at about 12:00 p.m. Christina Pires, 31, of Wareham was arrested on Parker Drive by Officers George Chandler and Zina Kelsch. Ms