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The nonprofit has provided more than 2,400 law enforcement dogs with bullet and stab protective vests in 50 states, at a cost of $1.9 million.
police from Easton, Mansfield, Raynham and Stoughton assisted with the search, as well as the Norton Fire Department, K-9 units, Massachusetts State Police helicopters, and the Metropolitan law enforcement Council. As they were canvassing the Foundry ...
As the rise of websites like Airbnb fuels rapid market growth for short-term housing rentals, governments are working to catch up.
Fall River - There were words and music, rain and wind, and tears. The occasion was the annual Massachusetts Memorial Day Salute to the Fallen, held at ...
TAUNTON - Beer-delivery drivers and warehouse workers at Quality Beverage's distribution facility in Myles Standish Industrial Park are now on strike.
Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, was recently invited to speak at the Europe.USA.3.0 Dialogue, a forum hosted by the Styrian government, on the role that state governments can play in developing growth and opportunity with ...
"We refuse to place unserviceable flags at the graves," said Monti, who led a charge in 2011 to get the federal government to allow for the placement of flags at the Bourne cemetery, where his son is buried. Jared Monti was killed in action in 2006 ...
TAUNTON - Every Sunday William "Red" Greenough Sr., a Taunton native, would get a donut and coffee and go to the Department of Public Works in Taunton to see his friends. "It was like clockwork," Peter Haggerty, the foreman of the DPW street unit, said.
As the rise of websites like Airbnb fuels rapid market growth for short-term housing rentals, governments are working to catch up.
If the ACA is repealed and replaced, Massachusetts shouldn't default to the status quo ante. Coverage rates did increase under "RomneyCare," but premiums remained the nation's most expensive, emergency room utilization stayed high, and wait times to ...
Other items seized as evidence, they said, included digital scales, a notebook ledger indicating drug sales, cash in the amount of $903 and three Massachusetts EBT welfare-payment cards. Rodriguez, police said, also had three outstanding warrants when ...
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PROVIDENCE - Providence police say they broke up a drug-trafficking ring that was funneling bricks of heroin from Rhode Island into Massachusetts. More than 20 people have been arrested, including three who are accused of running the drug operation.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday reiterated his opposition to using state prisoners for out-of-state labor, but on the immigration enforcement issue he referred back to the policy in place under his predecessor.
On Memorial Day, an elephant and her calf are shaded by trees as ducks and geese waddle by the pond at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Massachusetts. The life-size topiaries are covered in ivy, and the symbolism of their deep family bonds and long memories ...
My husband and I are in our 50s, and we have just $12,000 to pay off before we're debt-free. We've paid off almost $70,000 in debt in the last 2 years.
"I think governments at all levels have a responsibility to address this. The bottom line is when you have a young child exposed to lead, they're going to suffer with the consequences of that for the rest of their lives.
People sat drawing their hands to their heart center, trying not to let out bursts of laughter, as most people got distracted with the 10 new students in the Yoga class.
Safety features that result in overall Four Star government crash ratings come thanks to Jeep's modern air bag system, four-wheel ABS discs, automatic emergency braking, available tow system with sway control damping, all the stability and traction ...
The Turn the Green Blue rally in support of local and national law enforcement was held Saturday in Taunton. The third annual event, which was initially scheduled for January but postponed due to inclement weather, coincided with National police Week.
Taunton's Pine Hill farm, 159 Plain St., and Open Doors Yoga Studio partnered up to join in on the nation-sweeping craze of goat yoga, a class where the two worlds of adorable farm animals and yoga collide to create a unique and laughter-filled experience.
Norfolk County Sheriff Michael Bellotti awarded Stephen Lynch, of Kingston, a senior from Archbishop Williams high school, with an Official Citation for his participation in youth Empowering Seniors on March 31.
Jam session is an opinion forum offering comments on issues from a group of Plymouth residents. It appears on the Forum pages in the Weekend edition of the OCM.
Taunton, MA (WHDH) - Two people canoeing down the Taunton River Saturday night discovered a body in the water, police say.
Jack Brennan, Sophie Brennan, Ella Brennan all of Melrose, and Devondre Williams of Boston enjoy a thrilling game 7 at the TD garden.
TAUNTON - When Taunton police officer Josh DeOliveira spotted Cameron Connolly cruising down the sidewalk in his little electric police car, he decided to ...
THE ISSUE: Interest rates on federal student loans are expected to increase for the first time since 2014. THE IMPACT: The average Massachusetts student, with a $34,000 federal loan, would pay approximately $1,300 in additional interest compared to the ...
If you are interested in becoming an active and participating member and would like to volunteer for some of our initiatives, please email me at and you will be added to the email list. Anne C. Bisson is the co-chair of the ...
TAUNTON - Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez remembers walking into his first meeting as former Gov. Deval Patrick's budget chief.
TAUNTON - police say a Broadway convenience store manager has agreed to stop selling edible and oil products infused with the marijuana component known as CBD.
TAUNTON- A woman, who was carrying a bearded dragon lizard in her bra, was arrested Monday afternoon after driving drunk and crashing through multiple mailboxes on Staple Street in Taunton, police said. Amy Rebello-McCarthy, 39 of Newton, was ...
Medical personnel check Anisha Johnson, of Taunton, who led police on a chase through Brockton and onto the highway on Monday, May 15, 2017.
TAUNTON- A mangled chain link fence, demolished wood guardrail, tire tracks in the grass and various fence and car pieces lay in front of the Hopewell Park ...
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This week we're driving the new 2017 Toyota Yaris iA, a stretched wheelbase four door sedan that offers much for the money and is delivered in "pretty much the full package" trim according to Toyota literature.
The others included the Circus Dynamics Variety Show. A city police officer also was paid to work a detail security shift, she added.
Jeffrey Robinson, 40, of 165 Washington St., Taunton, was arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver oxycodone, obstructing a police officer and driving with a suspended or ...
During a visit to Taunton in April, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey praised Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr. and the Taunton Opiate and Substance Use Task Force for their working battling the opioid epidemic. veteran Taunton patrolman Steven Turner, ...
TAUNTON - It wasn't just Taunton officials who spoke out Thursday night in opposition to a proposed commuter rail route that would travel through Middleboro instead of Stoughton.
For dozens museums and nonprofit cultural institutions in Massachusetts, fundraising is a constant and necessary part of life.
In fact, the number of independent pharmacies licensed in Massachusetts has actually grown slightly in recent years, said Todd Brown, executive director of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association. "While a few have closed, a number have ...
About 45 minutes later, police located the second suspect, Ozair Gomes, 28, of Taunton, with the help of the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing helicopter. He was charged with drug possession with the intent to distribute, disorderly conduct ...
An alarm bell rang while reading "passport to The Land of Enough" by Dave Eastman and Joel Nagel. Did you know the self-storage business in the U.S.
When you have a 5-year-old who is a train enthusiast, you spend a portion of almost every weekend riding trolleys and visiting model train displays.
TAUNTON - Just hours after being released on bail for trafficking fentanyl, a Taunton man was busted for the same offense, according to police.
They caught one of them, a juvenile, and then found the second with the help of a Massachusetts State Police Air Wing helicopter.
TAUNTON - Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr. couldn't have asked for better weather to announce his re-election bid for a fourth term in office.
One year after a deadly stabbing rampage at a mall in Taunton, Massachusetts, a man who sacrificed his life has received a posthumous award.
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