Wednesday Dec 4
Freetown-Lakeville sets ground rules for superintendent search
The Freetown-Lakeville Superintendent Search Committee will get a helping hand from a statewide group, as it comes up with potential candidates for a new school chief.
Wednesday Dec 4
Cape Cod Times
Emotions high at Taunton hearing
They came to talk about traffic, water, wetlands and economic development, but it was emotion that took over a hearing to review the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's proposal to build a $500 million casino in the city.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Freetown-Lakeville maps out ground rules for superintendent search
Discussing ground rules and a timetable for a superintendent's search, representatives of a new committee held their inaugural meeting Monday night at Apponequet Regional High School.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lakeville extends helping hand while Middleboro animal shelter is repaired
Due to a mix of maintenance needs currently being tended to at the Middleboro Animal Shelter, the town has worked out an agreement with Lakeville to have its abandoned and stray dogs housed at the neighboring town's facility located at 8 Montgomery St. "Quite unexpectedly, last week our 40-some-odd-year-old furnace cracked and shut down," said ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Freetown-Lakeville will recommence search for superintendent
A search committee will consist of four members of the regional school committee, Lakeville Selectman Scott Belliveau, Freetown Selectman Lee Baumgartner, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Natalie Dunning, a principal, two parents, one teacher and a student.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Town passes on Long Pond property
The Board of Selectmen at their meeting Monday night voted to waive their right of first refusal to purchase 26.75 acres of vacant land on behalf of the town.
Two arrested after raid on alleged meth lab
Acting on a search warrant last Friday at approximately 7:26 a.m., Lakeville police along with state police and DEA raided a house at 28 Shore Ave. in the Clark Shores community under the suspicion that crystal methamphetamine, commonly known by the street name "crystal meth", was being manufactured there.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Westport Community Schools hire part-time business manager
Acting on the advice of current and past school superintendents, the Westport School Committee approved the hiring of a part-time district business manager at their last meeting.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Authorities raid Lakeville meth lab, arrest 2
State and local police and DEA agents raided a meth lab Friday on Shore Avenue and arrested two people on charges of making crystal methamphetamine.
Lakeville police arrest 2 in possible meth lab
Police arrested two people today on drug charges during a raid on a possible methamphetamine laboratory on Shore Avenue, according to a news release.
Real Estate/Changing Hands
Savino J. Basile and Marguerite M. Basile to George Stephan and Diane M. Stephan of Lakeville, 1771 Cape St., $475,000.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
'Big curveball:' Tribe gets fed OK for gaming on Vineyard
As news spread Tuesday morning about plans for a tribal gaming facility on Martha's Vineyard, the House and Senate gave final approval to a separate tribal gaming compact that's critical to casino development in Taunton.