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Wage Gap For Women in Massachusetts

Women working full-time in Massachusetts make nearly $13,000 a year less than men regardless of education or occupation.

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Alleged Sidewinders Gang Affiliate Arrested In Fairhaven

Fairhaven Police have arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted another male using brass knuckles.

According to Fairhaven Police, the alleged assault was reported Monday morning at a Laurel Street residence

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Lakeville Election

For the fourth straight year, Lakeville voters delivered a new member to the Board of Selectmen when political newcomer Miriam "Mitzi" Hollenbeck defeated incumbent Scott Belliveau.  

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Freetown Election

Freetown had only one contested race in the town's election and it was decided by only 2 votes.

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New Brazilian Restaurant Coming to Dartmouth

A new Brazilian restaurant will open in the former Smokey Bones building on Route 6 in Dartmouth. Brazilian Grill, expected to open in September, will be a traditional churasscaria where grilled meats are served on skewers

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Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM
Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM

Dartmouth Cemeteries on the Mend After Year of Chaos

Dartmouth's Parks and Recreation Department Director Tim Lancaster showed off a new software package being used to catalog burial plots at Monday night's Select Board meeting. The software will prevent the town from selling the same plot twice and is one of many improvements Lancaster's team has made to cemetery management since the volunteer Cemetery Commission was disbanded by Town Meeting over a year ago

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles Murphy celebrating at town hall after re-election victory.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles Murphy celebrating at town hall after re-election victory.

Results From Fairhaven’s Biggest Races

The results are in: two incumbents have been re-elected in Fairhaven.

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TSM - Acushnet Town Hall

Rawcliffe Wins Selectman’s Seat In Acushnet

A former member of Acushnet's Board of Public Works has been elected to the town's Board of Selectman.  Gary Rawcliffe outpolled businessman Paul Levasseur in balloting Monday, 468 to 355.

Rawcliffe has run for Selectman three times before, and was unsuccessful each time until Monday

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Zohydro Maker Sues To Block Massachusetts Ban

Associated Press - The maker of Zohydro, a controversial new prescription painkiller, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block Massachusetts' ban on local doctors prescribing and dispensing the drug

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David Buimovitch/Getty Images

Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month Proclaimed in New Bedford

Though the month of April is more renowned for it's showers, New Bedford is asking folks to keep an eye out for signs of abuse amongst their loved ones. Mayor Jon Mitchell declared April sexual assault awareness and child abuse prevention month

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