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Taunton Man Guilty Of First Degree Murder

A Taunton Man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for the 2010 slaying of his father-in-law.

Thirty-three year old Richard Carreiro-Forbes was sentenced Tuesday in Fall River Superior Court by Judge Rene Dupuis

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Council Asked To Consider Additional Funding For Schools

A member of the New Bedford School Committee is asking the City Council to approve a provision in state law that will allow the Council to consider two budget proposals for New Bedford Schools.

School Committee member Bruce Oliveira told WBSM News, " that particular amendment would say that the School Committee would have the ability to recommend to the Council that they accept the School Committee's budget over whatever number was in the Mayor's budget

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Evan Foster and Zachary Boyer are ready to ride across the country as part og the 4K for Cancer - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Evan Foster and Zachary Boyer are ready to ride across the country as part og the 4K for Cancer - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

UMass Dartmouth Seniors Get Set To Ride Across The Country

Two UMass Dartmouth seniors have raised over $9,000 for cancer research and hope to add to that number as they ride across the country this summer.

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Sargent, Rodrigues/Facebook

Fairhaven High School Dealing With Tragic Loss Days Before Graduation

Fairhaven school administrators are working to console students at the high school after the tragic loss of a fellow classmate.

18-year-old Meghan Sargent, a graduating senior at Fairhaven High, was killed after the car she was in, driven by 21-year-old Brooklyn Rodrigues, crashed on Route 6 in Mattapoisett Monday night

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Man With Gun Reported Near New Bedford School

New Bedford Police had their guns drawn this morning after receiving reports of a man with a firearm near Holy Family Holy Name School in the West End.

The call came in around 7:30am Tuesday morning, with reports indicating a man had fired a rifle near the school

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Credit: Bourne Police
Credit: Bourne Police

Bourne Crash Injures Six People, One Dog

Six people and one dog were injured following a two vehicle crash in Bourne Monday afternoon.

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Car Fire On 24 South

Massachusetts State Police responded to a car fire on 24 South in Fall River.

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Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Ceremony Held At Clasky Common Park

Following Monday's New Bedford Memorial Day parade, South Coast veterans gathered at Clasky Common Park to honor their fallen comrades.

The city held a dedication ceremony at the war memorial, as names of veterans who died in the past year were read

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Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM
Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM

Vietnam Veteran Reflects On Memorial Day

A Memorial Day salute in Dartmouth Monday to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

As a parade made its way down Elm Street, Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral stood and saluted the Stars and Stripes everytime it passed by

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.

Local Fallen Fishermen Remembered At Memorial Day Service

City officials and family members of fishermen lost at sea gathered at City Pier 3 Monday morning for the Port Society's annual Fishermen's Memorial Service.

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