4 hrs ago
New Bedford stays atop the state's unemployment list
The New Bedford area's unemployment rate increased along with the rest of the state in January, with Greater New Bedford dropping 2,600 of its roughly 71,000 jobs and lifting the percentage of unemployed to 11.7 percent.
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Fire Rescue Magazine
Ambupro Ems ePCR Software Integrates with Zoll X Series Cardiac Monitors
Fall River, MA EMS patient EKGs conducted with ZOLL X Series monitor/defibrillators and integrated with AmbuPro EMS ePCR, makes patient EKG recording, comparison, sharing and interpretation a breeze for EMS professionals.
12 hrs ago
Online Only: BCC celebrates entrepreneurial spirit
The Academic Center for Entrepreneurship at Bristol Community College will hold the seventh annual Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Commonwealth College Center on the Fall River Campus, 777 Elsbree St. The evening includes a presentation by ... (more)
16 hrs ago
Fall River couple charged in connection with Providence killing
Thirty-two-year-old Justin Santerre and 28-year-old Lisa Fisher were arrested Sunday at their home in Fall River, Mass.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Man Arrested for 'Unlawful Wiretapping' After Video Recording Cop ...
Man Arrested for 'Unlawful Wiretapping' After Video Recording Cop - Guess What Happened to the Footage While His Phone Was in Police Custody A man in Fall River, Mass., was arrested and charged with "unlawful wiretapping" after he used his cellphone to video record an officer he says was out of control and loudly cursing while on the phone near his ... (more)
'Upskirt' ban made law, Real Id rejected
Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on one roll call and local senators on four from the week of March 3-7.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Bikeway Summit scheduled for March 28
The South Coast Bikeway Alliance is planning its annual Bikeway Summit from 6 to 8 p.m. March 27 at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000 Rodney French Blvd. Presentations will focus on the South Coast Bikeway, a planned 50-mile continuous system of bike paths and lanes through SouthCoast, connecting Rhode Island and Cape Cod.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
BCC to recognize local entrepreneurs March 13
The Academic Center for Entrepreneurship at Bristol Community College will hold its 7th annual Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 13. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Commonwealth College Center on the Fall River Campus, on 777 Elsbree St. The evening includes a presentation by keynote ... (more)
Cape Cod Times
Chief: 15 drug overdoses in 24 hours
In a 24-hour period Thursday to Friday, first responders answered calls for 15 drug overdoses, the city's fire chief said.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cape Cod Times
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.
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.