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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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Massachusetts State Police
Massachusetts State Police

Heroin, Cash Seized After Taunton Traffic Stop

Massachusetts State Police say two local men have been arrested after a traffic stop in Taunton.

Police pulled the Hyundai over at around 7pm Thursday night on Oak Street for motor vehicle violations

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Mayor: Solar Power To Help New Bedford Save Millions

 

New Bedford is on a path right now to develop more solar-power capacity than any city east of the Mississippi Rver. 

That statement from Mayor Jon Mitchell on his weekly radio program Wednesday on WBSM. 

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Lakeville Police, Facebook
Lakeville Police, Facebook

Two Arrested in Suspected Meth Lab Case in Lakeville

Police in Lakeville arrest two people after raiding a possible meth lab Friday morning.

According to a news release, 33-year-old John Costa of Lakeville and 29-year-old Rachel Eldridge of Florida both face drug-related charges and were arraigned in Wareham District Court

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Photo from Mass. Supreme Judicial Court website
Photo from Mass. Supreme Judicial Court website

SJC To Hear Arguments in 1993 Lakeville Murder Case

 

A man convicted in the rape and murder of an 83-year-old woman is asking Massachusetts' highest court to order prosecutors to give him access to biological evidence found at the crime scene so he can do DNA testing.
 

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West Nile Detected in New Bedford Mosquitos

Signs of West Nile Virus are popping up all over the Southcoast. The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project says mosquitos carrying the virus have been trapped in Lakeville, Freetown, Swansea, Fall River, Mattapoisett, and now New Bedford

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WHDH
WHDH

College Student Killed in Lakeville Crash

Police say a Middleborough woman was drunk and on heroin when her pickup truck struck another vehicle over the weekend, killing the 18-year-old college freshman driving.

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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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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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TSM
TSM

Downed Trees Cause Problems in Lakeville, Other Areas

Thousands of Bristol County residents are going on their fourth day without electricity, after the weekend blizzard toppled trees and snapped utility poles.

In Lakeville, the roads are fairly clear, but a large tree on County Road that fell onto power lines was just being cleared Monday afternoon

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