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Rochester Holds Annual Town Election

Voters in Rochester are heading to the polls on Wednesday for the Annual Town Election.

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Wareham Annual Town Election Results

Wareham voters re-elected a Selectman, filled two seats on the School Committee, and finalized the formation of the Sewer Commission in Tuesday's Annual Town Election.

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Dartmouth Election Results In New And Old Faces In Town Government

Dartmouth Town Government will have both new and old faces after Tuesday's Annual Town Election.

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Peter Muise / Jim Phillips / TSM

Banking Executive Named Winner Of Sister Rose Award

A local banking leader is the winner of the 2015 "Sister Rose" award for his compassion and work on behalf of the homeless in New Bedford.

Peter Muise of First Citizens Federal Credit Union accepted the award during a ceremony Tuesday at the New Bedford Art Museum

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Mass. AG Says Tsarnaev Should Spend Rest Of His Life In Jail

Associated Press) - Attorney General Maura Healey says Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to spend the rest of his life in jail.

Jurors in the federal trial began deliberating Tuesday

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Christopher Green and his daughter Kylie pose outside Town Hall after learning Mr. Green won a seat on Acushnet School Committee / TSM
Christopher Green and his daughter Kylie pose outside Town Hall after learning Mr. Green won a seat on Acushnet School Committee / TSM

Green And Gomes Earn Seats On Acushnet School Committee

Two newcomers have won seats on the Acushnet School Committee during Monday's Annual Town Election..

The unofficial tally Monday night showed educator Christopher Green defeating incumbent John Howcroft by 54 votes in what was a low-turnout election

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City Of New Bedford, AFSCME Local 851 Agree On Labor Deal

The City of New Bedford and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 851 have reached agreement on a new labor contract.

Members of the city workers union, which covers clerks, custodians, mechanics and others, have been working under terms of a contract which expired nearly three years ago

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State Dept. Spokesperson Marie Harf / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

State Department: Iran Nuclear Talks Could Go Beyond June

The State Department says it's possible a nuclear agreement with Iran will not be reached by the end of June.

When asked during a daily briefing if that possibility existed, Department spokeswoman Marie Harf replied, "of course there is

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AP Exclusive: Special Ops Troops Doubt Women Can Do The Job

Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press

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Mayor Pushing To Save Jobs At Symmetry Medical

Mayor Jon Mitchell isn't giving up on Symmetry Medical in the New Bedford Business Park.

Tecomet, the parent company of the medical device firm announced this week it would be shutting Symmetry Medical down over the next year, with layoffs beginning this summer

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