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Heroin Arrest

Rochester man charged with Possession of a Class A Substance

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Sutter Wins

Flanagan recalled and outed by District Attorney.

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Coat Check for Car Seat

There are a lot of safety issues to remember as the weather grows colder, but this one may be overlooked. Keep your babies out of harm’s way this season.

Do you put your baby in the car seat while wearing a big, poofy coat? Research states that it’s dangerous

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.

Sutter Victorious In Fall River Recall Election

In a historic recall election, Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has been ousted and Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter will replace him.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell testifies at Fisheries Council hearing / Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell testifies at Fisheries Council hearing / Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Mitchell Testifies At New England Council Hearing

Members of the New England Regional Fishery Management Council were in New Bedford Tuesday night, listening to suggestions from the community on the best ways to manage fisheries in the North Atlantic

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Flanagan Loses Recall Election, Sutter Wins

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has conceded a mayoral recall election to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter, one of seven challengers he faced in a two-part recall vote.

Flanagan conceded Tuesday night after coming up short on both parts of the ballot

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Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition
Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition

Conservation Project Protects 410 Acres Around Nasketucket Bay

More than 400 acres of land surrounding Nasketucket Bay in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett are being preserved and turned into a state park, thanks to the work of the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the state Dept

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Photo by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Blackstone Woman Indicted For Murder

A Massachusetts woman has been indicted on two murder charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home in September.

District Attorney Joseph Early announced the charges Tuesday against Erika Murray

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ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images

Taliban Attack School In Pakistan

A spokesman for the Pakistani military says that 141 people, most of them children, were killed in a Taliban assault on a school.

Asim Bajwa told a news conference Tuesday that 132 of the dead were children and another nine were staff members

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Photo by Gleb Shchelkunov/ Kommersant Photo via Getty Images

More Sanctions Coming Against Russia

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Obama will likely sign a bill slapping more sanctions on Russia by week's end.

Earnest told a briefing that the costs on Moscow will continue to increase as a result of Russian incursions in Ukraine

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Kosilek’s Sex-Change Surgery

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.

Michelle Kosilek, born Robert Kosilek, has waged a protracted legal battle for the surgery she says is needed to relieve the mental anguish caused by gender-identity disorder

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Inside Out [VIDEO]

There are some people in your life that are open books. You always know what they're thinking because they have no problem telling you. Well, what about those who are so hard to read? Do you ever wonder what's going on in their head?

Pixar may have another hit on their list of animated films

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Appoints Interim Special Ed Director

In light of recent issues in the Special Education Department, the New Bedford School Committee appointed an Interim Executive Director to take charge.

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Photo from NOAA

State Authorizes $1 Million For State Pier Project

The Patrick Administration is making another major investment in New Bedford, this time at the State Pier.

Rep. Wililam Straus of Mattapoisett, co-chair of the Committee on Transportation, says the state is putting up $1 million to install refrigeration in one of the State Pier warehouses

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‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Details Revealed, Paul Feig Wants to Cast Peter Dinklage and Cecily Strong

While most of the leaked information from the Sony hack has revealed tons (so many tons) of potential ‘Spider-Man’ franchise plans, we’ve also been blessed with some information on one of our most anticipated projects: Paul Feig’s all-female ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot. We already know that practically every funny and super talented lady wants to star in this thing, but what exactly is the plot and tone of the film? Newly uncovered e-mails shed some light on the details.

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Dartmouth Panning Director Donald Perry/ TSM
Dartmouth Panning Director Donald Perry/ TSM

Dartmouth’s Planning Director Honored For His Services

Dartmouth Planning Director Donald Perry received a citation from the Selectboard last night, as he will officially retire from the position on January 2nd.

The board thanked him for his 34 years of service to the town

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Photo from Fairhaven Police Dept.

Fairhaven Police Investigate 12 Breaks Into Cars Over Past Month

Fairhaven Police are warning residents to lock their cars even when they're parked in their driveway.

Sgt. Kevin Kobza says more than a dozen breaks into cars have been reported over the past month, and in most of the cases, the cars were unlocked

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Teacher Assaulted At New Bedford High

A teacher at New Bedford High School was assaulted last week.

According to School Department spokesman Jon Carvalho, the incident happened last Thursday morning.

Carvalho says a female teacher found four girls in a classroom with the lights off, smoking

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Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive Big Success

More than a dozen community organizations are receiving toys for needy kids, as part of the annual New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive.

The union teams with the United Way each year to collect and deliver toys to children

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Patrick: No Decisions Made About His Future

Gov. Deval Patrick says he still has made no decisions about his future after leaving office.

In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Patrick indicated he had received feelers about a ``range of things'' but had no plans beyond vacationing with his wife, Diane, after his final day as governor on Jan

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(Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

NFL, Patriots Gear Banned From Courtroom During Hernandez Trial

The Massachusetts judge overseeing former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's murder trial has banned all NFL gear from the courthouse once the trial starts.

Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh's order, released Monday, says people will not be allowed inside the Fall River Justice Center if they're wearing or carrying clothing, buttons or other objects that include the name or images of the NFL, Patriots or ``football-related insignia

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