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Tribe's salaries on the rise
For the second year in a row, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to spend $12.7 million on its efforts to build a casino in Taunton, according to a copy of the tribe's 2014 budget proposal.
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Fall River Man Arrested For Videotaping Police Officer
A Fall River man says he was recording a police officer who was out of control, but instead, he was arrested and his cell phone was seized.
Fall River woman charged with human trafficking of children; 'john' charged with rape of a child
Two Fall River residents have been indicted for their alleged participation in a human trafficking scheme, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today.
Mass. kindergartener wanders off, mother wants answers
Two kindergarten girls walked away from a Fall River, Massachusetts elementary school in the middle of the school day Wednesday, and now their parents are outraged at how the incident was handled.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Two Westport Firefighters injured in roof fall
Westport fire officials tell NBC 10 that one firefighter was transported to Rhode Island Hospital while a second was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River.
Frcmedia to Produce Free Announcements
Fall River Community Media is devoting one afternoon this month to producing free public service announcements for community organizations.
Little Theatre offers arts scholarship
Little Theatre of Fall River Performing Arts Scholarship applications are available in the guidance offices of Fall River and Greater Fall River high schools.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Online Only: Fall River Catholic churches hosting Lenten Mission
The Catholic parishes of Fall River will jointly sponsor a Lenten Mission March 10-13, at 7 p.m. each night, at four different host parishes in the city.
The semifinalists have been chosen and the lineups are locked in - the 2014 WBRU Rock Hunt is officially ready to roll.
DEP commissioner to step down
Massachusetts Environmental Protection Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell will leave the Patrick administration to lead a research and advocacy group that seeks to promote science in policymaking.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
For Jerry Remy, a new kind of spotlight
Just three days after Jerry Remy returned to the Red Sox broadcasting booth, his lawyers will be in court today, wrangling over custody of his 5-year-old granddaughter with the parents of Jennifer Martel, the woman his son is a accused of killing.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Pauline Freeman Taylor, 90
Pauline Freeman Taylor, RN, "Miss Polly," age 90, of Assonet, formerly of Fall River, died February 27, 2014 at Our Lady's Haven in Fairhaven.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Minimum wage advocates call for Legislature to act
If the Legislature fails to raise the minimum wage for the state's residents, advocates for the increase say they'll work to put the matter on the ballot.
How come the politicians aren't worthy of politics?
Elections are the Oscars for nerds so while everyone else has turned to Hollywood this weekend, this little guy's mind is on politics.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Seven business seminars to consider this month to boost your skills
March 3: Jonathan Sclarsic, Massachusetts assistant attorney general, Division of Open Government from the Attorney General's Office will provide an overview of the open meeting law, which outlines the procedures public bodies must follow when discussing public business.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Andrew Dumont Memorial Fund is planning it's 6th annual skating event on Saturday
The Andrew Dumont Memorial Fund is planning it's 6th annual skating event on Saturday, March 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Driscoll Arena, 272 Elsbree St. Fall River.
Your View: Westport board has mixed-up priorities
Recently, the Westport Zoning Board held a hearing for a zoning variance to help keep one of Westport's largest businesses in the town, a business that has been operating in since 1984.
Bits & Pieces
Cape Verdean Association in New Bedford: Present an International Women's Day Celebration, 5-9:30 p.m. March 8 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Cook Memorial Theater.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Lauren Daley: Buckwheat Zydeco's music as memorable as his name
Do yourself a favor and watch the clip of Buckwheat Zydeco, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots covering Bob Dylan's "On a Night Like This" for Fallon's last "Late Night" show last month.
'Idol' castoff keeps her head up
A singer with Fall River connections was not voted through to the next round of "American Idol" last week, but she seems to be handling it well.