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Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)
Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)

Freetown Residents Asked To Review FEMA Floodplain Maps

Residents of Freetown are being asked to review preliminary flood insurance rate maps that were recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The four maps cover sections of East Freetown and, if they are finalized, officials say they will become the basis for the town's floodplain management plans.

Officials say those plans mus

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Mosquito Spraying Taking Place In New Bedford Parks Thursday

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct targeted ground spraying early on the morning of Thursday, August 21, 2014.  This round of spraying will target the areas of Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Park, Ashley Park, Ben Rose Field and Industrial Park

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EEE Detected In Freetown Deer

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Thursday that Eastern equine encephalitis, commonly known as EEE, was detected in a deer in Freetown.

The state has raise the town's EEE threat level to High, which comes with an advisory to adjust outdoor activity during peak mosquito hours and avoiding overnight camping

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One Woman Killed In Freetown Motorcycle Crash

A Tuesday morning motorcycle crash in Freetown has left a 53-year-old North Dartmouth woman dead. 

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Suspect Charged in Freetown House Break

 

Charges have been filed against a 24-year-old woman following a house break in East Freetown Thursday.

Freetown police say they received a call from a Dr. Braley Road resident that someone was breaking into her home.

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Freetown Police

Freetown Police Identify, Seek Bank Robbery Suspect

An Assonet man is wanted by police in connection with a bank robbery in Freetown.

Freetown Police say they've identified the suspect in Friday's robbery as 24-year-old Michael McLane of Richmond Road in Assonet

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Taunton Man Convicted in Freetown Drive-By Murder

A second Taunton man has been convicted of murder in the 2009 drive-by shooting of a passenger in car speeding along Route 24 in Freetown. 

Thomas Jeffreys was found guilty Friday in the death of 29-year-old Troy Pina, also of Taunton. Jef

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Monday Is Election Day In Four Area Communities

t's election day Monday for a handful of local communities

In Acushnet, retiree Garry Rawcliffe, a former member of the Board of Public Works, and Paul Levasseaur, a construction worker, are looking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Selectmen

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Local Animals Are Begging ‘GIMME SHELTER’

Tweaking the lyrics of Gimme Shelter, 'Yeah, a storm is threatening their very lives today - If they don't get some shelter, Lord they're gonna fade away.'

The "storm" is a real life problem facing C.A.R.E., the local no-kill animal habitat.

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S&P Raises Bond Ratings For Freetown And Four Other Cities

 

At least five Massachusetts, including Freetown, cities have begun the new year on an optimistic note after a major credit service raised their bond ratings, citing their strong economic and budgetary performances.
 

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