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Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)
Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)

Freetown Honors Naval Officer Tyler Trahan

A permanent part of Freetown now bears the name of one of its fallen heroes.

The town gathered at Crossroads Common Saturday for the dedication of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout. Trahan was killed in combat on April 30th, 2009 in Iraq, just days shy of his 23rd birthday

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getty images

Navy Seal To Be Remembered With Freetown Dedication

A traffic "roundabout" on Chace Road in Freetown will be dedicated Saturday in memory of Navy Petty Officer Tyler Trahan, who was killed in Iraq in 2009. 

Tyler's father, John Pierre Trahan tells WBSM News, his son could have attended the Naval Acadamy, but chose a combat role instead

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tsm - Geoffrey Haworth (L) shares election results with supporter
tsm - Geoffrey Haworth (L) shares election results with supporter

Voters in Fairhaven, Freetown and Acushnet Have Their Say

An upset victory in the race for Selectman in Fairhaven.  Incumbent Brian Bowcock was defeated by Geoffrey Haworth by 256 votes. 

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mwhatley,flickr

Freetown Lakeville Names Interim School Superintendent

The Freetown-Lakeville Regional School Committee has appointed a new interim superintendent of schools.

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Getty Images

One Man Dead in Fatal Motorcross Accident

One man is dead and another was injured during a motocross event in Freetown Sunday. According to published reports, the incident happened during the spring challenge "Hare Scramble" organized by the Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders at Demoranville Farm, on Chace Road, in East Freetown.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

High Speed New Bedford Chase Ends With Tasers and Pepper Spray

An all out police chase last night on Rt 140 starting in New Bedford.

According to police, officers investigating a disturbance at the entrance to 140 North at Acushnet Avenue came across a black 1998 Nissan Altima, which sped off onto the highway as police approached

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WJAR
WJAR

Freetown Building Inspector Alleged as Bully

A scathing report on Freetown Building Inspector Paul Bourgeois featured on WJAR-TV last night has people talking. The investigative feature painted Bourgeois as a sort of bully, with at least two local business owners backing up the described behavior.

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New Bedford Man Arrested In Freetown

A New Bedford man is arrested in Freetown Saturday night after breaking in to a Chase Road auto parts business in Freetown.

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Null Value,flickr

Full Investigation into Bomb Threats Underway at Apponequet High School

A full investigation is underway at Apponequet Regional High School, looking to find out who wrote apparent bomb threats on bathroom walls.

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YouTube

Former Fall River City Councilor Arrested

Freetown Police arrest a former Fall River City Councilor early Sunday morning for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and with a suspended license. 

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