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Clinton's Sam Alves is getting by on his 'Voice'
Editor's note: Today, The Item is publishing the first of a two-part story on Samuel Alves, a Clinton resident who recently appeared on 'The Voice.' Part one looks at his life leading up to the show.
Thu May 23, 2013
Ernest Moniz, 68, who President Barack Obama hailed as a "brilliant scientist" upon picking him in March, received unanimous Senate confirmation last week.
Drumfish Drumming Circle: Second Sundays at 7 p.m. Not a lesson, not a performance, but a rhythm celebration.
June dance classes offered at Providence College: June 3-28 with several outstanding teachers from around Rhode Island.
Republican Senate candidate brings message to SouthCoast
Before Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez met around the table with the jeaned and polo-shirted representatives of the New Bedford fishing industry in a crowded room at the Whaling City Seafood Auction, he took off his suit jacket, replacing it with the original issue bomber jacket he wore as a Navy pilot.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wareham woman appointed to Industrial Accident Board
Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated an attorney from Wareham to serve as an administrative judge on the Industrial Accident Board at the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents.
American Bread: A Guide to 41 Hyper-Regional Sandwiches
America is a regional country: Food that's core to the identity of one place - chili on spaghetti in Cincinnati, Spam on everything in Hawaii, Kool-Aid pickles in the South - is treated as nothing more than an oddity elsewhere.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Budget plan would add Gateway Cities
The number of Gateway Cities in Massachusetts would expand by more than a third under a Senate budget proposal scheduled for debate this week.
Sun May 19, 2013
Edith Lansky, 90
The third of eight children, Edith grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts and worked as a bookkeeper before her marriage to Sidney Lansky, a prominent New Bedford attorney.
Sat May 18, 2013
Bishop to bestow Pope St. Pius X Youth Awards
Fifty-nine young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will receive the Pope St.
Fri May 17, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Teapot with tie to Lizzie Borden donated
FALL RIVER, Mass. - The Fall River Historical Society has been given an antique teapot with a direct tie to Lizzie Borden.
MIT's Moniz Confirmed by Senate to be Energy Secretary
Physicist and Fall River native Ernest Moniz Thursday won Senate confirmation to lead the Energy Department and help direct clean-energy investments while deciding how much of the U.S.'s natural gas bounty should be exported.
Belmont Represented at Annual Benefit Honoring Fallen Police
Belmont resident Melissa Morley, Belmont native Patrick Brusch, Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin and O'Neill and Associates Vice President and Belmont native Amy Claire Brusch attended a benefit to honor New England police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty last year.
Thu May 16, 2013
John Stein: "Bing Bang Boom!" CD release show at the Wamsutta Club, 8 p.m. May 17.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Mashpee tribe unveils new design for Taunton casino
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe leaders and consultants unveiled new casino designs Tuesday night with curved tower hotels they say add a "wow factor" to the $500 million proposed project.
Man robs Fall River gas station with fake bomb
A man armed with what he claimed was a bomb was arrested Monday after robbing the Hess Gas Station, 614 Pleasant St., police said.
Easton Obituary: 53-Year Easton Resident E. Louise Vose
From Kane Funeral Home: E. Louise Vose, 87, a resident of Easton for 53 years, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the LydiaTaft House in Uxbridge after a period of failing health.
Forty-five years later, batallion members recall service in Vietnam
The only Army National Guard unit in the state to be mobilized during the Vietnam War marked the 45th anniversary of its call-up Monday with ceremonies at Fort Taber.
Mon May 13, 2013
AGUIAR: of New Bedford, Sunday, May 12, 2013, Fernando F., 76. Husband of Maria Odelta Aguiar.
Sun May 12, 2013
UMD grads leave college older, definitely wiser
Carnations handed out for Mother's Day and "UMass Dartmouth Strong" buttons dotted the campus Sunday morning as 1,369 undergraduates geared up to received their first degree.