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Credit: Massachusetts State Police
Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Man Arrested With Over 40 Opened Nip Bottles

State Police say they found 42 open vodka nip bottles during a traffic stop on Route 24 in Freetown Sunday night.

A trooper stopped a dodge pickup truck at around 530 p.m. for motor vehicle violations

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Early Work Begins Along South Coast Rail Route

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has been given the green light to award an $18 million contract for early work on South Coast Rail.

The contract with LM Heavy Civil Construction will improve five grade crossings along the South Coast Rail corridor, including one in Taunton, one in New Bedford, and three in Freetown

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freetownpolice.org

Freetown Officers Save Life of Suicidal Man

Heroic efforts made by Freetown Police officers save a man's life.

Sgt. Scott Rose and Patrolman Thomas Ashley were called to a South Main Street business location just before midnight Sunday, to a report of a 45-year-old suicidal male who was heavily intoxicated

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Double Dose of Mosquito Spraying Set For New Bedford

City of New Bedford - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the New Bedford Health Department that a primarily bird-biting/occasional mammal biting mosquito has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the area of Washburn and Logan Streets in New Bedford.  MDPH also rep

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New Bedford Target Of Mosquito Spraying Friday Morning

City of New Bedford - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified local boards of health of the finding of EEE in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained from northwest quadrant of New Bedford. The sample was

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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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Dan McCreedy - TSM

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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