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Taunton State Hospital Is Slated To Close
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Disturbance At Taunton State Hospital

Four people were hospitalized following a disturbance Taunton State Hospital.

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Credit: Freetown Police
Credit: Freetown Police

New Bedford And Fall River Residents Arrested For Freetown Burglary

Two New Bedford residents and two Fall River residents are under arrest following a burglary in Freetown.

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Rev. David Lima Rips Casino Plan For New Bedford

When it comes to building a casino in New Bedford, don't expect Reverend David Lima to remain quiet.

Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council and a long-time casino opponent, says he can understand why the idea of a casino in the Whaling City might be attractive to some

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Car Strikes Dunkin’ Donuts In Acushnet

Acushnet police say the operator of a car suffered minor injuries after the vehicle he was driving struck the Dunkin Donuts on South Main Street early Sunday.

According to Sgt Chris Richmond, the car crossed South Main from Pope Street, rammed into some cement pillars at the front of the store and pushed in the lobby wall

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Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images

Funerals Sunday For Seven Children Killed In Fire

Funerals are planned Sunday for seven siblings from an Orthodox Jewish family who died in an early morning house fire in New York City.

Authorities say their mother and a teenage sister survived by jumping from the second floor of their Brooklyn home, but both suffered burns and smoke inhalation

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Award recipients and guest speaker Enola Aird.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Award recipients and guest speaker Enola Aird.

NAACP Breakfast Honors Local Civil Rights Leaders

The New Bedford Historical Society and the New Bedford NAACP hosted a breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Saturday at the Waypoint Event Center downtown.

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TSM -  Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet
TSM - Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet

Ward Three Councilor Forced To Give Up Salary For Nearly A Year

Ward Three City Councilor Henry Bousquet has been performing his duties as a city councilor without pay since last April.

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Fatal Shooting In Fall River

Fall River Police and Massachusetts State Police detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Friday night. 

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Photo By RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Innovative Grant Program For NB Teachers Announced

Two local foundations are making up to $25,000 available to help New Bedford educators create special activities for students involving science, math and technology or the arts.

The program was announced Friday at the Sea Lab Building in the South End

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De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images

Regional Fishery Council Looks To Protect Atlantic Herring

Federal regulators are working on a plan to change the rules they use to set catch limits for Atlantic herring.

Regulators say herring are an important species because they are used for food and bait and they also play a critical role in the Atlantic Ocean's food web

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