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Vacation Bible School accepting students
"SonTreasure Island" will be the title of Vacation Bible School this year at Master Builder Ministries, taking place from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., July 21-25, at the church, 397 Bay St., Fall River.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Westport names alternate plumbing inspector
The move comes after Building Commissioner Ralph Souza requested that selectmen appoint Jason Camara of Fall River-based Camara Plumbing.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Margaret T. Goslin
Margaret T. "Peggy" Goslin, RN, MSN, age 87, of Westport, died July 18, 2014. She was the wife of Joseph A. Goslin for the past 64 years.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Free Dictionary
The case was a cause clbre throughout the United States. Following her release from the prison in which she had been held during the trial, Borden chose to remain a resident of Fall River, Massachusetts, for the rest of her life, despite facing significant ostracism.
Dottie Sutter to lead Moniz campaign
Moniz previously served as an administrative aide to former New Bedford Mayor Fred Kalisz for seven years.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Injured dog finds home with Fall River police lieutenant
Late last year, Licorice, a handsome young Cao Fila de Sao Miguel, was struck by a car in North Dartmouth.
Diman Bengal Education Foundation marks one year
One year after its inception, the Diman Bengal Education Foundation is growing, most recently thanks to the donations of two former students.
Mosquito tests underway in Bristol County and beyond
Efforts to collect and test mosquito samples across the state are underway as Massachusetts prepares to safeguard against EEE and West Nile virus.
Bits & Pieces
Buzzards Bay Film Festival: Third Annual Summer Cell Phone Video Contest. The festival will feature weekly awards for cell phone videos with the winner getting a $1,000 grand prize awarded in the fall.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Little Theatre pays tribute to 'Ol' Blue Eyes'
The Little Theatre of Fall River's July show is a salute to the fabulous music of Frank Sinatra, directed by Paul Allard, with musical direction by Al Deston III.
Block-a-Palooza to infuse downtown Fall River with live music
If you went last year, you know how much it rocks. If you missed it, well, Fall River, here's your chance to experience the free family-friendly outdoor music fest that is Block-a-Palooza.
Westport News & Notes
The Westport Farmers Market is offering fresh-picked beans, squash and cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and other vegetables to shoppers visiting the Town Farm, 830 Drift Road.
Fall River police respond to Swansea man, 29, reported as suicidal and in possession of shotgun
A 29-year-old Swansea man is being medically evaluated after he was pursued by police following a report that he was suicidal and in possession of a shotgun.
St. John of God Feast this weekend
The Annual St. John of God Feast this weekend offers lots of activities, from music, to game booths, raffles and, of course, all kinds of Portuguese food.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Police investigate car breaks in Marion
Police are warning residents not to leave valuables in their cars after a string of vehicle break-ins and one robbery.
SJB Federal Credit Union merges into Southern Mass Credit Union
Daniel E. Waltz, president and CEO of Southern Mass Credit Union, said the merger provides existing members in the Greater Fall River area with a full-service branch.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Westport still battling checmical in water
The concentration of a potentially cancer-causing chemical in the Fall River water supply used by some Westport residents is less than the state allows, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Three New Principals on Board in Salem Schools
Three new principals have taken the helm at schools in Salem, according to an announcement from Dr. Stephen Russell, Superintendent of the Salem Public Schools.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Brian Lowney: Licorice back in action after horrible accident
Readers may recall the saga of Licorice, a handsome young Cao Fila de Sao Miguel, that was struck by a car late last year in North Dartmouth.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Polish-american Citizens Club of Tadeusz Koscicuszko: Presents a Clamboil with chowder at Lepage's Seafood, 5-8 p.m. July 14. Eat in or take out.