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While Massachusetts has some of the strongest gun laws in the country, there is an active community of firearm owners and sportsmen and sportswomen. .... It's also not fair that every time a gun is misused, especially in a high profile event like a mass shooting, people blame guns and gun owners. Why ...
For the second consecutive year, Bristol County, Massachusetts, was ranked as one of the unhealthiest counties in the state, according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings report ... 13 of 14 Massachusetts counties, with Hampden County coming in at the bottom, where Springfield is its largest city.

Dozens of cities and towns have already got more than a foot of snow. The number of Massachusetts homes without power has dipped below 200,000. As of 6:32 p.m., the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said 196,270 were in the dark - a daunting number but one that falls well short of ... School
Fall River City Council meeting for Tuesday has been postponed to Thursday. Fall River Government Center closed. Bristol County Sheriff's Office, Emergency personnel only due to inclement weather. All visits canceled Tuesday. Fall River Public Library closed Tuesday. Westport town offices ...
WAYLAND, MA--While a tree (pictured here) pulled some wires down on Woodridge Road on Friday, most of Wayland did not sustain major damage ... National Grid at the same time reports 183,490 without power, 43,932 of those in Bristol County, 75,437 in Plymouth County and 46,612 in Norfolk County.
Newport City Councilwoman Katheryn Leonard said she knew Beaver as a constituent and described him as an engaged member of the community. ... More than 250,000 National Grid customers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts remained without power through the Friday evening commute, as ...

As of Saturday night, 35,734 of National Grid's 114,938 customers in Bristol County had no power, and 34,326 of its 143,436 customers in Norfolk County as well. ... In Foxboro, most of the town, 7,770 of 8,273 National Grid customers, had no electricity Friday night, but that dropped to 2,549 Saturday night.
The most severe number of outages occurred in the southeast. In Plymouth County and Bristol County communities like Rochester, Lakeville, Rehoboth, between 50 to 75 percent of customers were without power. Along the coast, from Rockport up north to Eastham on the edge of Cape Cod, several ... easter
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. ... The district is made up of portions of the city of Attleboro and the towns of Mansfield, Norton, Rehoboth and Seekonk in Bristol County -- and the towns of Foxborough, Medfield, Sharon and ... Democrats hold overwhelming majorities in the Massachusetts House and Senate.
The cheaper spots to live in Massachusetts include Bristol County and parts of Central and Western Mass. "The latest update ... Even after adjusting for higher state and city minimum wages, the group said, there is "nowhere in the country" where a minimum-wage worker would earns enough. "It's clear ...
ATTLEBORO — The alleged shooter in the death of a former city man in a botched December robbery was arrested Thursday afternoon in Brockton. ... around 2:30 p.m. by state police and police from Brockton and Attleboro, Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said.
The victim was rushed to Saint Anne's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead,” Gregg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney's office said in a press statement. It is the first ... City police immediately closed off South Main Street from Rodman and Columbia streets to Union Street after the shooting.
Seekonk Police Sgt. Sean Dowd is a member of the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council, or SEMLEC. "It's a consortium of approximately 34 police departments across Southeastern Mass., from Seekonk to Duxbury down to Wareham," Dowd said. The Search and Rescue team trained ...
NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. ... The town assessed the home at at $1,261,200 in 2018, according to the North Attleboro Tax Assessor's website. ... According to paperwork on the Northern Bristol County Registry of Deeds website, $500,000 from the proceeds of the sale of Hernandez's residence will be ...
6 vote, taken at the school by members of the Bristol County Advisory Board, to proceed with a $104 million improvement project - one which would ... for a quorum and that a 26-percent approval, based on a weighted, representative value assigned each town and city, is needed for a motion to pass.
NEW BEDFORD — Three city residents were arrested Monday afternoon for the Jan. 22 murder of Chantel Bruno, a 34-year-old Wareham woman, the DA's office said. Two of the suspects are charged with the victim's murder, Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn ...
A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he said he did not commit has sued law enforcement officers and agencies he alleges ... Beverly Garrant, talks to the media in front of the Bristol County Superior Court after he was released following his bail hearing in New Bedford, Mass.

Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), through its charitable foundation, awarded grants totaling $86,423 to 13 non-profits in Southcoast Massachusetts at a ceremony which took place recently at the Pawtucket Country Club, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. All total, the bank presented $274,423 in grants to 39 ...
But then it all fell apart when he was arrested for the 2013 murder of semi-pro linebacker Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. He was .... The largest funeral parlor in Bristol was too small to host the thousand-plus people who turned out for the man who was known around town as "the king.".
Hometown Bank Community Foundation Inc. contributed $5,000 to NewVue Communities, formerly known as Twin Cities CDC. NewVue Communities is a nonprofit organization serving 22 communities in central Massachusetts since 1979. The bank also contributed $15,000 to North Central Massachusetts ...
NEW BEDFORD — A 56-year-old city woman, who was found unresponsive in her bedroom during Wednesday's early morning fire on Tinkham Street, has died, ... The woman was identified as Agnes Leite, according to Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III.
Apparently, the folks at Somerset Live in the United Kingdom have been having the same problem because they decided to kick off a good-natured, friendly little rivalry with the Silver City. On Wednesday, the UK news site published an article with the headline, “Here's seven reasons why Taunton in the UK ...
(He) was also selected as the winner in Bristol (County) District Six and the Department of Massachusetts Veterans of Foreign Wars Grade level 9 - 12 ... an all expense paid trip to the VFW National Convention to be held in Kansas City, Missouri in July and monetary awards for both the teacher and school.
Several other advocates spoke on behalf of awarding the 150 project-based vouchers to Westin, including George Smith, the president of the Bristol County Chapter of the Massachusetts Senior Action Council, expressing concern about the loss of Riverview Towers as an affordable place to live for ...
Zucco was named Miss Massachusetts at the conclusion of the two-night 78th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. Zucco had carried the title of Miss Bristol County going into the Pageant. The 24-year-old Zucco's talent was vocal and ...
Zucco was named Miss Massachusetts at the conclusion of the two-night 78th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. Zucco had carried the title of Miss Bristol County going into the Pageant. The 24-year-old Zucco's talent was vocal and ...
Her immigration raid warning drew the ire of Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, who at the time was testifying to a Congressional immigration enforcement subcommittee ... The city of Brockton was rocked by tragedy when a freshman high school baseball player was killed in a car crash on April 18.
As 2017 draws to a close, many residents in Bristol County are scrambling to prepay next year's property tax bills before the new tax legislation, which caps ... Many are doing so based on the advice they are receiving from accountants and financial advisors, said Christoper Sweet, North Attleboro's town ...
19 in Concord, N.C., by the U.S. Marshals Service North Carolina Joint Fugitive Task Force and waived rendition and was returned to Massachusetts ... 17 slaying of Marcus A. Roberts outside the Whiskey Lounge, corner of Tinkham Street and Acushnet Avenue in the city's North End, DiGiantomaso said.
“Mass Fiscal Alliance sent a mailing to every resident on Cape Cod to whip up anti-immigrant sentiment. ... “This bill does not create a 'sanctuary state' or make any town a sanctuary city, it's just saying that our local police officers can't be deputized by ICE to do work for the federal government,” Sen.
Carmelo Kercado Jr., 35, wanted for an October double homicide in New Bedford, has been returned to Massachusetts and will be arraigned Tuesday in New Bedford District Court, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said Friday night. Kercado was captured Dec. 19 in North Carolina, authorities said ...
A 35-year-old New Bedford man wanted for allegedly shooting and killing two men in October has been captured in North Carolina, Massachusetts State ... The Bristol County District Attorney's Office is working with North Carolina authorities to arrange the rendition of Kercado to Massachusetts for trial.
In Massachusetts, vaping has become significantly more popular than smoking cigarettes among high school students. ... Diane Knight, program director for the Northeast Tobacco Free Community Partnership, which covers 50 cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, said it's ...
One person has been arrested and another is being sought in connection with the murder of a California man in Attleboro, Massachusetts, earlier this month, according to the Bristol County district attorney's office. Job Williams, 33, of Dorchester, was arrested in the Bronx section of New York City Friday ...
SIHAM BYAH arrived at the ICE office in Burlington, Massachusetts, on November 7 for what she was told would be a routine check-in to confirm her address and employment status. Instead ... "I'm being treated like a criminal," Siham told us in a phone interview from Bristol County Jail last week. "I know ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. ... The district is made up of portions of the city of Attleboro and the towns of Mansfield, Norton, Rehoboth and Seekonk in Bristol County — and the towns of Foxborough, Medfield, Sharon and ... Democrats hold overwhelming majorities in the Massachusetts House and Senate.
Hours after Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson called for the arrest of public officials from "sanctuary cities," one of them fired back and taunted him. Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone derided Hodgson's statements as "ridiculous" and referred to him as a "thug." He added: "[C]ome and get me." Mayors of ...
Some towns and cities saw significant increases in opioid overdose related deaths between 2015 and 2016, with some figures more than doubling over the ... "Number of Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths, All Intents, by City/Town MA Residents, between 2000-2016," released this month by Massachusetts ...
KINGSTON — Massachusetts General Law and town bylaw require dogs in Kingston be registered with the town clerk's Office. The 2018 .... KINGSTON — Mass Bay Maritime Artisans holds a weekly boatbuilding/repair workshop each Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to drop in.
The commission has said that the Massachusetts School Building Authority has agreed to pay for $50.5 million with the balance of $53.2 million falling to the 20 towns and cities that constitute Bristol County. The Bristol Aggie project would result in construction of a new building that will accommodate a ...
MANSFIELD, MA — Mansfield may make a run for a local brewery looking for a new location in Bristol County. Selectman Neil Rhein said at Wednesday's selectmen he saw a Facebook post from the Anawan Brewery company announcing their intent to move to the area and forwarded it to Town Manager ...
"We are here in Fall River, Massachusetts, a proud American city," Kennedy said, speaking from a vocational technical high school. ... Breitbart pointed to immigrant statistics in 1910 and wrote that immigrants "never made up a majority of the population of Bristol County, where Fall River lies, even at their ...
(He) was also selected as the winner in Bristol (County) District Six and the Department of Massachusetts Veterans of Foreign Wars Grade level 9 - 12 ... an all expense paid trip to the VFW National Convention to be held in Kansas City, Missouri in July and monetary awards for both the teacher and school.
Now that Thursday's snowstorm stopped and communities are starting to clean up, The National Weather Service has updated snow totals for towns and cities across Massachusetts. The highest reported snowfall appears to be in Taunton with 17.6 inches, according to revised weather service data updated ...
While Maskell is the first woman to hold a ranking position in the city police department, women have long held ranking positions in many area towns including Seekonk, Plainville and Mansfield. The new head of the Massachusetts State Police is a woman. Also promoted was Brian Kelley, 40, an 11-year ...
In Massachusetts, vaping has become significantly more popular than smoking cigarettes among high school students. ... Diane Knight, program director for the Northeast Tobacco Free Community Partnership, which covers 50 cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, said it's ...
ATTLEBORO, MA (WLNE) – The Bristol County District Attorney's Office and Attleboro Police announced Friday that Attleboro and Massachusetts State Police Detectives, with the assistance of New York City Police have arrested one suspect, and are actively seeking another suspect for the murder of ...
Heagney said city police and detectives are conducting a homicide investigation with state police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney's office. State police crime scene specialists were also at the scene combing the evidence. The shooting occurred at 148 South Ave. (Route 123), at the ...
She also serves as a director for the Veterans Transition House and is a former director of the Southeastern Massachusetts Association of Realtors. Silveira is a ... Pierce has over 30 years of experience working for the town of Dartmouth and brings a wealth of knowledge about our community and the area.
The city of Taunton on Saturday showcased the 104th Lighting of the Green, an elaborate downtown tradition that has made it possible for the city to ... in Taunton today with the city's annual Christmas Parade, whose grand marshal this year is Patrick Murray, president and CEO of Bristol County Savings ...


 

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