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Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM
Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM

Dartmouth Cemeteries on the Mend After Year of Chaos

Dartmouth's Parks and Recreation Department Director Tim Lancaster showed off a new software package being used to catalog burial plots at Monday night's Select Board meeting. The software will prevent the town from selling the same plot twice and is one of many improvements Lancaster's team has made to cemetery management since the volunteer Cemetery Commission was disbanded by Town Meeting over a year ago

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Stanley Mickelson with his wife after Tuesday's victory.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Stanley Mickelson with his wife after Tuesday's victory.

Mickelson Wins Seat On Select Board

Dartmouth has a new select board member after Tuesday's election.

Stanley Mickelson beat David Faria by over 700 votes. The planning board member is new to the political scene, but is ready to serve the town

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Dartmouth Select Board meeting.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Dartmouth Select Board meeting.

Dartmouth Elections Coming Up Quick

Dartmouth's town elections are only days away and Select Board members are encouraging all residents to get out and vote.

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TSM
TSM

Will Dartmouth take the state to court?

Dartmouth might be taking the state to court soon.

The state Department of Environmental Protection will decide by Tuesday whether a Brockton company's proposal to cap the defunct Cecil Smith landfill with one million tons of contaminated soil goes forward

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Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org
Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org

Dartmouth Police Find Sawed-Off Shotgun

Dartmouth Police have recovered a sawed-off shotgun found in the woods.

In a written statement, Detective Kyle Costa says the Dartmouth Police Department received confidential information that led them to a wooded area behind the Cross Roads Drive housing complex where the gun was found

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UMD/gettyimage

Victim Released, No Arrests in UMD Stabbing

The 18-year-old victim in a Sunday morning stabbing at UMass Dartmouth has been treated and released from Rhode Island Hospital.

University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the unidentified male returned to campus Monday morning

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Handcuffs and Fingerprints
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Mello Arrested in Drug Raid

The son of former SouthCoast crime boss Timothy Mello was arrested Friday during a drug raid in Fall River.

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bparent, panoramio

Dartmouth Receives Highest Bond Rating Ever

 

The Standard and Poors Rating Service has given the town of Dartmouth its highest bond rating ever.

Town Administrator David Cressman tells WBSM News, the AAA bond rating is the result of a good financial team making sound decisions.....

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Weston Observatory
Weston Observatory

UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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Homlyke Bakery - Facebook
Homlyke Bakery - Facebook

Homlyke Bakery Closes It’s Doors

Homlyke Bakery and all branch stores have apparently closed down for good.

The bakery's Facebook page posted a status Friday afternoon, indicating the closure:

"For all our loyal customers, family, friends and second family..Ho

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