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Marijuana Plant / Getty Images

State House Bill Would Legalize Growth And Sale Of Marijuana

A bill has been referred to the State Legislature's Joint Committee on the Judiciary that would make it legal for adults for grow marijuana and license stores that would then be able to sell it.

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Photo from Westport Police

Alert Neighbor In Westport Aids Police In Investigation

A tip from an alert neighbor helped Westport Police track down a breaking and entering suspect.

A caller to the Police Department on Monday reported that he had seen a man running from a house on Briggs Road holding a laptop

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Matt Walsh, Pamela Duphily, Edison Cruz, Edward Rogers and Aaron Hubley see benefits of SMILES mentoring program
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Create SMILES Through Mentoring [VIDEOS]

Area residents are working hard to build a rapport with local children in an effort to keep them in school through a program called SMILES (SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education and Service).

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Witness: Hernandez “Angry” With Odin Lloyd

An acquaintance of a slain Massachusetts man says former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez looked angry at the victim a couple of days before the slaying.

But Hernandez's lawyer aggressively questioned Kwami Nicholas on Tuesday, bringing up inconsistencies in what he told police and what he said on the stand

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AG Healey Proposes Ban On Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Minors

Attorney General Maura Healey is proposing regulations that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

The regulation would also prohibit free giveaways of the devices and require they be kept out of the reach of customers

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Simon Wiesenthal 1970 / Getty Images

‘Simon Wiesenthal: Nazi Hunter’ One-Man Show, Coming To Zieterion

In my view, Simon Wiesenthal may have been one of the most remarkable men of the 20th century.

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Credit: Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc
Credit: Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc

IAC To Hold Spring Fundraiser On Saturday

The Immigrants' Assistance Center in New Bedford was founded in 1971 with the goal of helping immigrants overcome language, cultural, and economic barriers as they try to integrate into American society.

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Straus Asks Olympics Supporters To Fund Review

As Bay State residents hear arguments on the potential pros and cons of hosting the Summer Olympics in 2024 one South Coast legislator is calling on Olympic supporters to fund any independent review that is undertaken to assess the Games' potential impact.

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Wellness Program Could Save Fairhaven Money

With the harsh winter forcing a few areas of Fairhaven's budget into the red, the town is looking for creative ways to save money.

The town spent around $100,000 over the snow removal budget this winter between wages, operation costs, and fixing equipment

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