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12 min ago | Cape Cod Times

Cogliano hosts Cape campaign kickoff

Vincent Cogliano Jr., a Pembroke businessman running as a Republican in this year's 9th Congressional District race, will hold his Cape Cod kickoff Thursday at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis.


Related Topix: Pembroke, MA, Hyannis, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative William Keating

Tue Apr 22, 2014

New Bedford police, firefighters will soon begin administering Narcan

City police and firefighters will soon be able to administer an effective antidote to combat the wave of heroin and opioid overdoses sweeping the region and state.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Bristol County, MA, Fire

Sat Apr 19, 2014


The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,000 Rose Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a high school graduate or college student who has been a legal Massachusetts resident for at least one year prior to June 1 of their high school graduation who is pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, ... (more)


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Taunton, MA, Westport, MA, Fall River, MA

Police investigate Brockton homicide

The Plymouth County District Attorney and Brockton Police are investigating a homicide.


WLNE-TV Providence

Dorchester man fatally shot in Brockton

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz says emergency personnel were called at about 2:25 a.m. Saturday and found the victim inside a vehicle.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBS Local

The 70s Are Coming

After last evening's rainfall, we ended up with a stellar Saturday with sunshine sending temperatures close to 70 degrees.


Related Topix: Weather, Essex County, England, Middlesex County, MA, Bristol County, MA, Nantucket, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Authorities investigating apparent stabbing death of man in Brockton

Authorities in Brockton are investigating the death of a man who was found on front porch of a home this morning bleeding from apparent stab wounds.


Related Topix: Brockton, MA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester DA hires veteran homicide prosecutor

A former top prosecutor in Plymouth County will be joining the office of District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. later this month.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

Korea Herald

Hip-hop reality TV star Benzino shot by nephew

The star of a hip-hop reality TV show was injured after being shot by his nephew on a Massachusetts highway Saturday while riding in a funeral procession for a family member, according to authorities and his hip-hop magazine.


Related Topix: Benzino, Rap, Media, VH1, Television, Mansfield, MA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Several Massachusetts Counties

By Liz Taurasi Several counties are under a Flash Flood Warning Sunday morning as Saturday's heavy rains continue throughout the region.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Massachusetts, Waltham, MA, Bristol County, MA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Officials: Reality TV star Benzino shot by nephew

This Oct. 10, 2004 file photo shows and Ray Benzino at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami.


Related Topix: Benzino, Rap, Media, VH1, Television, Mansfield, MA

Boston weather: Heavy rain on Sunday

Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Forecast discussion: Despite seeing a little sunshine Saturday morning, skies have been mostly gray.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Suffolk County, MA, Norfolk County, MA, Scituate, MA

Boston Herald

Man wounded after shots fired during funeral procession in Duxbury

A suspect is in custody after a man was shot and injured during a funeral procession on Route 3 in Duxbury this afternoon, authorities said.


Related Topix: Duxbury, MA, Middleboro, MA, Opinion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Witness fingers Rams

John Rams Jr. allegedly told his cellmate at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility he killed Shirley Reine at the request of Todd Reine and that it was Melvin Reine Jr. who got him the gun, according to testimony Thursday in Barnstable Superior Court.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Barnstable County, MA, Falmouth, MA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Overdoses prompt health emergency in Massachusetts

Gov. Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency in Massachusetts Thursday in response to the growing epidemic of heroin overdoses and opioid addiction in SouthCoast and across the state.


Related Topix: Drugs, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Bristol County, MA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

By The Numbers: Top 10 Existing Home Sales

Top 10 Existing Home Sales is a feature of By The Numbers, a weekly compendium of data and arcana found in the print edition of Banker & Tradesman.


Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Hingham, MA

Dry through the evening, but big storm does affect area Wednesday

This evening the trend continues keeping to bulk of the storm out to sea and away from most of Southern New England.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Nantucket, MA