Assonet

Assonet Judge Confirmed to State’s Highest Court
Judge Elspeth "Ellie" Cypher of Assonet was unanimously confirmed to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts by the Governor's Council on Wednesday.
The 58-year-old former Bristol County prosecutor will replace Justice Margot Botsford, who will reach the mandatory retiremen…
Assonet Man Arraigned in Connection to Fatal Crash
FREETOWN - An Assonet man is arraigned following his involvement in a deadly crash in Freetown last week.
According to police, 47-year-old Edward Benfeito was in his car chasing his friend, 36-year-old Jennifer Bartlett, in her car at high speeds late Friday night...
Outraged Neighbors Speak Out On Freetown “Ambush” Party
The town of Freetown is ready to take action against the organizers of an out-of-control house party that happened over the weekend.
After the party of well over 1,000 people took over a neighborhood, the Freetown Board of Selectmen held a meeting on Monday to inform angry residents about possible pu…
Assonet Residents Lawyer Up Over Scrap Steel Permit
Some Assonet residents may go to court to challenge a state permit awarded to a scrap steel company looking to locate at the end of Ridge Hill Road.
The Westport-based Excel Recycling, LLC. was recently granted  a junk handler's permit by a 2-1 vote of the Freetown Board of Select…

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