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Wareham Police arrest woman on fentanyl-trafficking charge after traffic stop on Main Street

WAREHAM – A 33-year-old woman with “no certain address” was charged with trafficking fentanyl after she was pulled over by Wareham Police detectives Thursday, Feb. 21. Wareham Police detectives conducted the motor vehicle stop on Main Street in West Wareham on Thursday, Feb., 21, at 4:30 p.m., polic


Bringing the 'Good Life' to Wareham

WAREHAM - Looking for a healthy meal or advice on nutrition, weight loss, or weight maintenance?. That is why Fernanda Pallai and Mary Good opened “Good Life Nutrition” on Main Street in Wareham.


Woman arrested at Cape Cod restaurant after allegedly harassing man wearing MAGA hat

A woman was arrested at a Cape Cod restaurant last week after allegedly assaulting a 23-year-old man who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. East Falmouth woman Rosaine Santos, 41, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault and battery at the Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant


Hero’s Hobby: Wareham veteran turns old liquor bottles into art

When Greg Longfield returned to Wareham in 2007 after serving active duty in Iraq, his PTSD came with him. He struggled to settle back into civilian life, and after a second deployment in 2009, Longfield said his anxiety and paranoia only increased.


Judge Dismisses One Count Each for Two Defendants

A Brockton Plymouth County Superior Court judge has dismissed one of the seven counts against former Carver Health Agent Robert Tinkham, Jr. and one of those same seven counts against Diane Bondi-Pickles in the civil case against the two defendants plus current Marion Town Clerk Ray Pickles alleging


Wareham: K9 Helps Police Ferret Out Suspect Hiding Under Car

On Monday, February 18, at 10:00 p.m., Juvenile Detective Karl Baptiste observed a vehicle go through a red traffic light on Cranberry Highway at Depot Street. Detective Baptiste attempted to stop the car, however they accelerated and the vehicle made an abrupt U-turn by the Jack Conway office and d


New Bedford Man Sentenced in Slashing of Wife’s Throat

FALL RIVER — A New Bedford man has been sentenced after he was arrested for slashing his wife's throat during an argument in 2017. The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says John Mello, 59, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty this week in Fall River Superior Court to indictments charging him with


Wareham Selectmen OK $825,000 spending proposal for CDBG funds

WAREHAM - Plans to spend $825,000 in community development block grants anticipated for Wareham in 2019, more than half of which is planned for new roofs at the Housing Authority’s Redwood Park, were unanimously approved by the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


One Injured When Car Crashes Into Pole

A man was injured when he crashed the two-door passenger car he was driving into a utility pole at the intersection of Shore Road and Saco Avenue in Pocasset on Friday night, February 22.


Fire Causes Extensive Damage At 680 Rockdale Avenue

A fire early Saturday caused extensive damage to a single-family, two-story home in New Bedford. District Fire Chief Steven Beaulieu says the smokey fire broke out just before midnight at 680 Rockdale Avenue.


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Massive Crash Shuts Down Interstate 95 In North Attleboro

ATTLEBORO (CBS) – Nine people were rushed to the hospital Friday morning after a massive crash involving eight vehicles on Interstate 95 in North Attleboro early Friday morning. At least two people were seriously injured.


Town Considers Land Swap with Boatyard

The Marion Conservation Commission on February 13 tackled the long-standing issue of the Town-owned land at Boatyard Park that has been encroached upon by the adjacent boatyard for over 25 years.


46-year old New Bedford man sentenced for raping and impregnating 13-year old

A 46-year-old New Bedford man who raped and impregnated a 13-year-old girl was sentenced last week to serve up to 12 year in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.


New Bedford crews investigating house fire

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) -- New Bedford crews are investigating a fire that happened late Friday night. Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Rockdale Ave. around midnight for a report of a fire.


Police: Woman Stole $591 Worth Of Groceries In Sandwich

A 23-year-old Centerville woman will be summoned to court after police said she stole a shopping cart full of groceries—valued at $591—from the Super Stop & Shop on Route 6A.


NBPD raids heroin distribution service, arrest two

NEW BEDFORD — Narcotics detectives busted a heroin delivery service Wednesday and arrested two men, including one who was wanted for drug trafficking for more than five years, police said.


Marion Police Log: Feb. 10-16

The following are excerpts from the Marion police log for Sunday, Feb. 10, through Saturday, Feb. 16. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


Man with 8 warrants arrested

WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) -- A Westport man wanted for a string of crimes dating back nearly two years was arrested Tuesday, according to Westport police. Police said Scott Rogers, 32, had eight outstanding arrest warrants for crimes in Westport, Fall River, Acushnet, and Seekonk. He had been wanted si