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Taunton, Massachusetts is located in Bristol County. Zip codes in Taunton, MA include 02783, 02780, and 02718. The median home price in Taunton is $234,900 which is roughly $147/per square foot. More Taunton information.

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Tuesday Sep 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

Saunders aims for comeback in County Commissioner race

Former New Bedford City Councilor John Saunders took aim at a political comeback Tuesday, leading the race for Bristol County Commissioner with 60 percent of the vote as of deadline. The Associated Press at about 10:10 p.m Tuesday night was reporting that Saunders had won 10,949 votes to Taunton Planning Board Chair Daniel Dermody's 7,432.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha's Vineyard has beendry, but there is no drought

Despite showers over Labor Day weekend, August rainfall on Martha's Vineyard was approximately two inches below average. The preceding months of June and July were only slightly below average, while May saw a rain deficit on par with August.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

MassLive.com

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for most of Massachusetts, counties across New England

SPRINGFIELD &#8212 The National Weather Service at Taunton on Saturday issued a severe thunderstorm warning for many counties in Massachusetts and across New England. Until 9 p.m., citizens should be prepared for a potentially severe storm system moving through the area and bringing with it torrential rain and damaging winds.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

WVNY

9.5.14 Looking Back at Summer

For meteorologists, summer includes June, July, and August. With those months now in the books, we can take a look back at precipitation and temperature trends around the area.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Pot applicants get a second shot as Delahunt's group sues

While some medical marijuana applicants are getting a second crack at a dispensary license, a legal battle is brewing between the state and a former Cape congressman over who will have the rights to run such a facility in Bristol County. The state Department of Public Health recently released a list of applicants for medical marijuana dispensaries in counties that were passed over during the first round of licensure.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Environmental report posted on tribe's casino plan

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says it's a step closer to having land placed in trust for a proposed resort casino in Taunton. The U.S. Department of Interior has released a final environmental impact statement on the 151-acre site.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Outdoors

Buttonwood Park Zoo: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the last admission 4:15 p.m. www.bpzoo.org . 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Patch.com

Police Log: Arrest for Assault and Battery of a Police Officer

At 5:28 p.m., police arrested Mark A. Bushey, 47, 36 Union St. of Taunton, on Old Colony Road for improper operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with license revoted as a habitual traffic offender.

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TheBostonChannel.com

Massachusetts boy donates wagon to replace one stolen from boy with special needs

A happy ending for a Taunton boy with special needs after his toy wagon was stolen.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

CBS Local

Tornado In Worcester Confirmed By National Weather Service

In a statement released by the NWS office in Taunton early Monday morning, forecasters said it was an EF0, the lowest rating on the tornado scale, with winds at about 85 miles per hour.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WHDH

Family hopes wagon returned to 10-year-old with special needs

It has a broken handle and more than a few cracks, but the stolen Harley Davidson wagon means the world to the 10-year-old boy who owned it.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Police seek help in locating stolen wagon

By Jennifer Petracca news@abc6.com Taunton Police are asking for help in locating a stolen wagon.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Two compete for County Commissioner slot

Taunton Planning Board Chairman Dan Dermody is competing for the open county commissioner seat against former New Bedford City Councilor John Saunders in the Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

No Planned Medical Marijuana Dispensaries For Four Mass. Counties

Almost two years after Massachusetts voters passed a medical marijuana law, four counties still have no proposed marijuana dispensaries: Dukes, Nantucket, Berkshire and Hampden.

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Boston.com

Sharks, Sharks Everywhere: Large Shark Spotted in Taunton River

It feels like this summer has been full of shark sightings near the state's beaches, but the latest spotting hits a little closer to home: Nearly 10 miles inland in the Taunton River.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Local cultural councils receive more than $90,000 in grants

Nine area cultural organizations and councils have been approved state grants, according to a press release from Sen. Marc R. Pacheco .

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Boston Herald

Photo Gallery

Market Basket workers Cheryl Fay and Kerry Kawalski embrace after hearing the news that Market Basket was sold to Arthur T. Demoulas.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed beagle

By Alana Cerrone Acerrone@abc6.com Raynham Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for a hit-and-run accident that killed a 2-year-old dog.

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The Martha's Vineyard Times

Edgartown officials say stay out of the surf today

A surf warning is in effect for Thursday. Dangerous conditions are expected along the south shore.

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Boston.com

Delahunt sues over marijuana rejection

Former US representative William Delahunt is asking a court to force state regulators to give him coveted licenses to run medical marijuana dispensaries in Dennis, Masphee, and Taunton.

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