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Woman found on golf course dies
A woman was found on a Massachusetts golf course and later died at the hospital.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Program helps put inmates on the road to a better future
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, a 13-week course that engages students of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with inmates at the Bristol County House of Corrections, concluded its eighth year with a formal ceremony on Monday night.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Neediest Families Fund: Inmates are the 'backbone' of Salvation Army's holiday help program
Your donations to the Neediest Families Fund will help families in need, providing toys and clothes for the children and a holiday meal.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Fairhaven Police, High School investigating sexting incident
Superintendent Robert Baldwin said he was given a "heads up" by Principal Tara Kohler on Wednesday "that there might be some inappropriate pictures out there."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Thousands of Bristol County residents want boost in minimum wage
A grassroots effort to support raising the minimum wage has collected more than 6,000 signatures in New Bedford, and thousands more across other SouthCoast communities.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Turkey Trot helps veterans
The eighth annual Turkey Trot where 500 students from Case Junior High School walk to Case High School, culminated in a check presentation to the Veterans' Association of Bristol county last Tuesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Providence Journal
Prosecutor accuses Aaron Hernandez's girlfriend of lying 29 times
The lead prosecutor in the murder case against ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has filed court papers accusing his girlfriend of lying more than two dozen times to the Bristol County grand jury.
Shelter volunteer chosen as Fairhaven animal control officer
After interviewing three candidates, the board appointed Terry Cripps to the position.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Be a Santa to a Senior this Holiday Season
Tis the season to be merry and brighten up a local seniors' holiday through the Be a Santa to a Senior program! Home Instead Senior Care serving Northern Bristol County is kicking off this year's program with multiple area Christmas trees, located at: To be a Santa to an area senior , stop by any of the locations listed above to select an ornament ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
No cases yet in Bristol County, one in Plymouth County
The state's new human trafficking law has been on the books since early last year, but Bristol County has not charged anyone and Plymouth County has brought charges against one man from Boston.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
DA: Taunton man shot before being hit by train
The death of a man who was hit by a train in Taunton has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy revealed he died of gunshot wounds.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Murder suspect charged often but not convicted
Hailton DaCosta, who has faced a long list of violent criminal charges with no apparent convictions, was ordered held without bail Wednesday for allegedly gunning down a 31-year-old man last weekend.
New Bedford police arrest third suspect in homicide case
"Mr. DaCosta was arrested without incident at a location on Water Street in New Bedford," according to a press release from the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Marijuana cultivator looking at Swansea
Representatives of a company seeking to cultivate and process marijuana in town met with Town Administrator James Kern recently to discuss the issue.
Man charged with murder in Roxbury triple slaying
Authorities said today they have identified the man who allegedly unleashed a barrage of gunfire at a house party in Roxbury that killed two men and a woman this summer.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Quiet street rocked by gunshots and a homicide Saturday night
About 16 hours after a 31-year-old New Bedford man was shot and killed in the South End, dried blood and remnants of police tape remained.
Authorities Investigating Killing In New Bedford
Police and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office are investigating the killing of a 31-year-old man in New Bedford.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Our View: Visitors bureau rebounds
Last December, Greater New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Roy Nascimento and New Bedford Whaling Museum President and CEO James Russell told The Standard-Times editorial board that Bristol County's visitors bureau was on life support.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Investigators thwart scheme to smuggle drugs into House of Correction
An inmate at the Bristol County House of Correction and her boyfriend face charges in connection with an apparent scheme to smuggle drugs into the jail, authorities said.
New Bedford man indicted in Fairhaven murder
A Bristol County Grand Jury today returned indictments against a 36-year-old New Bedford man, charging him with murder and armed robbery in the Oct. 14 slaying of Joyce Howland, 69, in her Fairhaven home, prosecutors announced.