Brian Lowney: Bunnies can be perfect pets
When Robert Hochu bought his first pet rabbit a few years ago, little did he know that the furry creature would change his life.
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Online Only: YMCA Southcoast keeps kids reading over spring break
The YMCA Southcoast New Bedford and Fall River branches are offering learning activities during Spring Break for parents and caregivers looking to keep kids' minds active while school is out.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dartmouth Pathways Committee announces bike rack grant award
The recent announcement that the Dartmouth Pathways Committee had received a $5,518 grant from the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic District , enough to fund 20 new bicycle racks to be installed all around town, is good news for cyclists of all ages.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
6th Annual Civic Engagement Summit Takes Place April 17
UMass Dartmouth's Leduc Center for Civic Engagement is hosting its 6th Annual Civic Engagement Summit, Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at UMass Dartmouth's Woodland Commons.
Fall River man charged in Westport break-ins
Robert Frazier, 52, of 102 Healy St. in Fall River, was arrested after police were called to Route 6 Gas at 162 State Road and to then White's of Westport at 66 State Road, both around 5 a.m. Burglar alarms had sounded at both businesses and a gas station employee had noticed a broken window and blood at the station upon starting work.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Bodybuilder fights cancer with exercise, optimism
When an expected 3,500 local residents gather on the track at Bishop Connolly High School June 27-28 for the 17th annual Relay For Life of Greater Fall River, there will be one young cancer survivor in the crowd whose optimism and determination inspires others to celebrate the gift of each new day.
Energy secretary, a Fall River native, to speak at UMass commencement
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, a Fall River native, will deliver the main address and receive an honorary degree at UMass Dartmouth's May 17 commencement ceremony honoring graduates of the engineering, nursing, visual and performing arts, and marine science and technology programs.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Brian Lowney: Caring for Bichons a labor of love
One of the most popular breeds in the non-sporting group is the energetic Bichon Frise, a breed that has a long history in the SouthCoast and one that can frequently be seen happily leading its owner on walks through area communities.
Orthodontics office took creative path to boost child advocacy
Dartmouth's Baarsvik Orthodontics has harnessed the creativity of its young patients in the service of a good cause, collecting their artwork for a calendar promoting the Fall River-based Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County.
CBS 3 Springfield
Officials identify 2 killed when truck topples
Two Massachusetts men working on high-tension power lines are dead after their bucket truck tipped over while they were in the basket more than 100 feet in the air.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
2nd-generation Fall River tailor happy with work
Even as Reuben Lebow taught his son, Dennis, how a needle and thread can make art from cloth, every lesson came with a warning.
In Support of Pay Equity
On April 8, Pay Equity Day, we again observed that women earn, on average, 79 percent of men's pay.
The Portuguese Kids casting funny people for new show
Auditions for "My Big Fat Portuguese Wedding" will be held April 21 and 24 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and April 26 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 192 Anawan St., Building 6, suite 305.
Each style of Rex-Cut Mounted Points is offered in several configurations.
A full line of mounted points offered in cotton fiber, unitized, and rubber constructions in most ANSI shapes and sizes for manual and robotic applica-tions are available from Rex-Cut Abrasives .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Doctor: Prescription drug abuse can affect anyone
The face of prescription drug abuse could be anyone, not just a junkie or a prostitute working the streets, said an anesthesiologist and former addiction specialist.
Bridgewater Triangle Documentary tomorrow night at The Alley Theatre
The Bridgewater Triangle Documentary will be shown once again tomorrow night at The Alley Theatre.
Educators air concerns about standardized testing
Rebecca Cusick, a former fourth grade teacher, said she has seen the effects of high-stakes testing on students firsthand.
Fort Taber Dance Series: Featuring Meadow-Larks Combo, 1-4 p.m. April 13. Sponsored by the City of New Bedford.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Lizzie Borden Took An Ax
Christina Ricci channels her inner murderous demons in the laughably bad recent Lifetime film "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax."
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Meta L. Bull , 48, of 14 Blanche St., Worcester, charged with larceny from a building, found not guilty.