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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Local Historian John Cummings Among Best And Brightest

John B. "Red" Cummings, noted author and historian residing in Westport, has been a pacesetter for the Fall River area his entire life. As a bellwether in business, development, civic and conservation endeavors, his achievements have been noted through a great number of awards for his contributions to the community and the literary world, as well.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Bishop Edward da Cunha at Installation Ceremony.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Bishop Edward da Cunha at Installation Ceremony.

Fall River Diocese Welcomes New Bishop

The newest bishop of the Fall River Diocese was formally placed into power through the Rite of Installation Wednesday afternoon.

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Special Prosecutor Appointed In Fall River Probe

Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate whether Fall River Mayor William Flanagan used a gun to intimidate a city councilor.

Sutter says former state and federal prosecutor William Connolly will look into the allegation

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Boston Globe/Getty Images

Sutter Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Flanagan’s Actions

A special prosecutor will investigate the actions of Fall River Mayor William Flanagan after allegations of intimidation were made by a city councilor.

District Attorney Sam Sutter says due to conflicts of interest, former state and federal prosecutor Willi

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

Mayor Flanagan to Seek Investigation Into Intimidation Allegations

It's a story that seems to grow stranger by the day.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan says he will seek an outside independent investigation into claims by a city councilor that the mayor attempted to intimidate him with a gun

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youtube, edredman

Two Injured In Crash On Route 24

Two men were hospitalized following a Wednesday morning crash on Route 24 South.

The crash, involving a dump truck and a car, took place at 11:40 a.m. at the ramp to Airport Road in Fall River, according to a press release from the Massachusetts State Police

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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Massachusetts State Police
Massachusetts State Police

Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police
Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police

Barrington, RI Police Arrest Two Men For Swansea House Break

Barrington, Rhode Island Police have arrested two Fall River men suspected of breaking into a house in Swansea.
Police tell the Herald News Peter Costa and William Lajoie were stopped following reports of a suspicious van with Massachusetts plates

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