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  1. Women's soccer wins on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... final 19:07 of action off the bench in the second half. UMD improved to 4-5-0. Bridgewater State dropped to 3-6-0. Acushnet's Brianna Perry made 43 digs on defense and Christina Spinazola notched 33 assists for the Corsairs in a 25-12, 26-28, 25-14, ...

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  2. SouthCoast man to enter the French-Canadian Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Like many, Alfred Saulniers, originally from Acushnet, used to visit the Whaling Museum as a child. There, people used to tell him that his ancestors, French-Canadians, were not part of the city's rich whaling history.

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  3. UMD Roundup: Volleyball outduels Mount IdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Brianna Perry, a junior libero from Acushnet who played at New Bedford High School, notched 41 digs for the Corsairs in a 25-21, 21-25, 25-21, 25-23 win over Mount Ida College at the Tripp Athletic Center on Tuesday. Junior defensive specialist Carina Filosa chipped in with 19 digs and the Corsairs also got 18 assists from sophomore setter Christina Spinazola, eight kills from junior middle blocker Shannon Orton and seven kills from junior outside hitter Eliza Bowes.

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  4. Rene J. Allain, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Thaddee J. and Rosalie (Leblanc) Allain, he was a lifelong resident of Acushnet. Mr. Allain attended New Bedford Schools and later served in the United States Army during Korean War. He worked as a weaver for T ...

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  5. Open Season: A bicycle built for funRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... speed, flat was medium and uphill was slow. Sometimes it was so slow, like when pedaling up the hill on Main St. in Acushnet by the library, slugs and lame sloths would zoom past me, wind in their hair, waving and shouting, "so long, sucker." The ...

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  6. Mariner Youth Soccer is up and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The 2014 Mariner Youth Soccer Fall Program is up and running at the Mariner Soccer Complex in Fairhaven. Athletes ages 4 - 15 participate in the fall program and come from Fairhaven, Acushnet, Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester.

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  7. Acushnet receives state funds for roadworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Road work will take place on Holly Avenue and Doty's Mill Road in mid-to-late October if the town's application for Chapter 90 funds is approved soon. Acushnet is seeking just over $620,000 from the state.

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  8. Man robbed of wallet in North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    A 61-year-old man was robbed of his wallet early Tuesday morning in the near North End, police said. The man was walking home on Nash Road between Acushnet Avenue and Ashley Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m. when he met a woman walking along the street, according to police.

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  9. James M. VargosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Mr. Vargos was born in Acushnet, son of the late Joseph E., Jr. and Margaret Vargos, and resided in Westport for the past 25 years. He was the owner/operator of James M. Vargos, C.P.A. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and many other sports.

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  10. Winter moth on top of last year's bumper crop hurts SouthCoast orchardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    If there was such a thing as doomsday in the world of apple orchards, this would be it - at least for a few growers on the SouthCoast. At Peters Orchard on Main Street in Acushnet, where 90 percent of the plantings are apple trees, it's the worst season in the farm's 39-year history.

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  11. Man in custody faces numerous chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A New Bedford man was placed under arrest Saturday a little before 2 a.m. at Tilia's Restaurant Cafe, according to police. Justin Cromwell of 89 Pleasant St. was arrested at the Acushnet Avenue establishment and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, assault and battery, and threatening to commit a crime, according to police logs.

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  12. Miss New Bedford 2015 proud to represent home townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Joclyne Nunes now lives in Acushnet, but she's New Bedford born and bred: She grew up in the city, graduated from the public schools, and now, she will represent the city she loves and lived in till she was 20. "New Bedford is where I grew up and it's really my heart and my home," she said on Sunday. The competition included five phases she said.

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  13. FCFCU announces promotions and appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in product development for the purposes of building member growth. Poulin has two daughters and resides in Acushnet with her husband. Jennifer LaFrance has joined First Citizens' as vice president of retail operations. She is responsible for ...

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  14. New Bedford captain among those who could have been models for AhabRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... met Gardner in his short stay in New Bedford in late 1840. He certainly could have. Pease was the captain of the Acushnet, upon which Melville set out on his one and only whaling voyage in early 1841. Pease was master of that whaler when Melville ...

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  15. Small business is a big jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... movements. "They'll bring them in and we'll make them better." Scott Tetrault has been operating Premier Video on Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford since 2003, keeping with the times as the world has switched from VHS to DVD and Blu-Ray. Premier is one ...

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  16. Fairhaven 8-year-old is burning up the tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... racing started when she was with her father, Dan Nordstrom, and his classic Corvette broke down on a back road in Acushnet this summer. A conversation about Seekonk Speedway started between the tow truck driver, Ireland and her father as she helped ...

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  17. Peggi Medeiros: What tales the Mariner's Home has to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to Johnny Cake Hill. End of story. Except what happened there between 1834 and 1850? And why was it called the Acushnet House in an 1850 news piece? John Morgridge and his family came to town in the 1830s. In 1834, Morgridge ran the Elm Street ...

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  18. Acushnet schools lose ground in MCAS year over yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    MCAS scores for 2014 in advanced and proficient categories dropped in Acushnet compared with 2013 at every grade level in English language arts and for six of seven grade levels in math. The only gain was in fourth grade math with a 5 point increase.

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  19. Stella SawickiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... public school teaching career, and after retiring, she worked as a volunteer at St. Francis Xavier School in Acushnet for 14 years. Stella was forever a teacher, even outside the classroom. She was extremely patient and helpful, and always more than ...

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  20. New principal hired at Ford MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Acushnet Superintendent Stephen Donovan said Angelo "assisted district and school teams with school improvement planning and implementation of school improvement initiatives" in New Bedford.

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