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Dartmouth Select Board To Decide On Replacing John George

With the official resignation of former Dartmouth Select Board member, John George, Jr. on Monday night, the current members must now decide to replace him or not.

The Board chose to take public opinion in the coming week, and will decide

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(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post
(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post

Baltimore Protests Turn Violent

(Associated Press) - A protest over the death of a man who was injured while in the custody of Baltimore police started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets. Then, things turned violent and volatile

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President Promises Review Of Drone Strike

President Obama is promising that there will be a review of a drone strike in January that killed an American and Italian hostage along with al-Qaeda operatives.

In a speech to members of the U

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Sergei Khrushchev, Son Of Ex-Soviet Union Leader, Speaks At BCC

 

Although the Cold War is long over, American relations with Russia are still rocky today.

Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet Union Premier, Nikita Khrushchev, visited Bristol Community College's Fall River campus Thursday afternoon. He

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Dan McCready/TSM

John George Resigns From Dartmouth Select Board

John George, Jr. has resigned from his post as a member of the Dartmouth Select Board, effective immediately.

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Photo by Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Audit: Homeless Hotel Program Costing Communities Millions

A key homelessness program is costing Massachusetts cities and towns more than $13 million each year in education costs and lost tax revenue.

That's the conclusion of a report released on Wednesday by state Auditor Suzanne Bump

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Michelle Leonhart / Getty Images

DEA Director Leonhart Stepping Down

The head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration has announced her retirement.

Word of the retirement of Michele Leonhart came late today in a statement from Attorney General Eric Holder

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Protesters outside Federal Court ? Getty Images

Death Penalty Opponents Protest Outside Federal Court

Death penalty opponents are renewing their calls for mercy as the federal trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters the penalty phase.

More than a dozen protesters held signs outside the courthouse Tuesday

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - 2015 Council President Brian Gomes

Brian Gomes Expects Quick Approval Of Casino Referendum Date

The campaign to bring a casino to New Bedford will likely heat up in the next few weeks.

Developer KG Urban Enterprises has suggested June 23rd for a city-wide referendum on the project.

Council President Brian Gomes expects the City Council to quickly approve the referendum date at its meeting on Thursday, and then get involved in the campaign

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Town Administrator Discusses Options After George Conviction

Many in Dartmouth are wondering what will happen to John George's seat on the town's Select Board following his conviction on conspiracy and embezzlement charges.

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