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Books & Poetry
Bartleby Scrivener Poets: Meets in 1866 Rounders' Club at the Wamsutta Club on first Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m., with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
BCC to host career/admissions fair at Fall River campus
Bristol Community College will host a free Guided Pathways to Success Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 6 in the G-Building atrium, 777 Elsbree St. The purpose of the fair is to expose new students to in-demand career fields in STEM , health sciences, and CATCH , according to a press release.
Lorraine T. Marshall Marashio
Lorraine T. Marshall Marashio, 86, of New Bedford, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at New Bedford Health Care Center after a long illness.
Police: 2 men charged in connection with Swansea robbery
William Lajoie and Peter Costa, both of Fall River, were charged with receiving stolen goods and being a fugitive from justice.
South End shooting injures teen
The teen, a male from Fall River, told police he was walking near Ashley Park and was approached by a male from another direction who "for no known reason" fired a shot at the victim and fled on foot, according to police.
Viewpoint: US Rep. Joe Kennedy III says life in Congress is substance ...
It's not like House of Cards. Let's just get that out of the way. Washington isn't always a walk in the park, but the truth is that being a Member of Congress is a lot less drama and intrigue and a lot more substance, deliberation and debate.
Our View: Another voice on South Coast Rail
The map showing commuter rail access in Massachusetts shows coverage for every city within 50 miles of Boston but three: Taunton, Fall River and New Bedford.
Fueling the feastgoers: Portuguese specialties satisfy every appetite at Madeira Field
Whether you hunger for the delicious Portuguese cuisine lovingly prepared in your grandmother's kitchen, or just appreciate appetizing ethnic food, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy many of the dishes savored in the beautiful archipelago in the Atlantic.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Online Only: New Exhibit opening in Fall River
There is an art to theater besides the art of acting. Masks and costumes transform the actors who wear them beneath layers of fabric, sequins, papier machA© and, of course, imagination.
Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma
East Providence resident Mary Moniz received the honorary diploma from the Fall River, Massachusetts, school department on Saturday.
Best birthday ever: 100-year-old gets high school diploma
Mary Moniz is apt to remind her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to do one thing: stay in school to get an education.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
BCC to host a career and admissions fair next week at Fall River
Bristol Community College will host a free Guided Pathways to Success Fair on August 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the G-Building atrium, 777 Elsbree St. The purpose of the fair is to expose new students to in-demand career fields in STEM , health sciences, and CATCH .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Brian J. Lowney - Fur, Fin and Feathers: Faxon has long, storied past in saving animals
For the past century abandoned or abused animals have received compassionate care from the staff and benefactors of the Animal Rescue League of Fall River, now known as the Faxon Animal Care and Adoption Center.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Lauren Daley's Booklovers: Books to get you ready for Festa time
I'm a quarter Portuguese. We had Portuguese Class in third grade. We made our own malasadas.
Promise of manufacturing jobs still hobbled by skills gap
Once classes let out for the day, the machine shop at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton typically goes dark.
Water rescue at East Beach, Westport
Paramedics are transporting a person to St. Anne's Hospital, Fall River, after a water rescue at East Beach, a fire official said.
Your View: Scholarship America deserves the accolades
This is the first time in Fall River history that I know of that people have twice traveled thousands of miles to investigate and confirm that Fall River and Dollars for Scholars are an American success story.
Months from completion, questions remain about South Terminal use
Types of cargo: Salt, coal, scrap, limestone, aggregate, cobble stone, calcium chloride, steel products, forest products, copper, wind turbines, cranes, power plant components, generators, yachts, automobiles Turbine experience: Handled wind turbine components for turbines currently operating at Narraganset Bay commission as well as for three ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Merger expands credit union's membership
Southern Mass Credit Union's merger on July 1 is one of the Fairhaven-based institution's biggest steps in a multi-year strategic plan to expand its regional presence, grow members and build loan volume.
The Cove opens on waterfront
Overlooking the Taunton River, the restaurant underwent a complete renovation since it was purchased by Rapids Management, LLC in 2012.