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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Local Landmark To Be Auctioned Wednesday

A local landmark heads to the auction block this week.

A posting on the sign of the Mattapoisett Chowder House on Route 6 indicates the building is to be auctioned off at 11am Wednesday.

The auction is being handled by West Springfield-based Aaron Posnik Auctioneers

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Man Robbed While Responding to New Bedford Craigslist Ad

A Mattapoisett man is robbed at gunpoint after responding to a Craigslist ad in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 21-year-old victim from Mattapoisett was interested in buying a dirt bike advertised on Craigslist, but when he arrived at the given address in the Brickenwood housing development Tuesday night, he was met by a male suspect armed with a large gun

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Mattapoisett Man Accused of Stealing $100K From Elderly Woman

A Mattapoisett man is facing charges alleging he stole over $100,000 from an elderly woman in the town.

In a written release, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced that 31-year-old Jason Bobola was arraigned last week in Brockton Superior Court on 11 counts of larceny over $250 on a person 60 or older

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Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Transgender Victims and the Media

I've learned what I feel is a very valuable lesson.

Earlier this week, two precious lives were ended when the car they were driving crashed in Mattapoisett. One of the victims was a female-to-male transgender.

Before we take a look at what my lesson was, it's important

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Sargent, Rodrigues/Facebook

Fairhaven High School Dealing With Tragic Loss Days Before Graduation

Fairhaven school administrators are working to console students at the high school after the tragic loss of a fellow classmate.

18-year-old Meghan Sargent, a graduating senior at Fairhaven High, was killed after the car she was in, driven by 21-year-old Brooklyn Rodrigues, crashed on Route 6 in Mattapoisett Monday night

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Update: Two Fairhaven Women Die In Mattapoisett Crash

Update:  Two Fairhaven women were killed Monday night when the car they were riding in slammed into a tree and came to rest in front of 83 Fairhaven Road or Route Six in Mattapoisett.  Chief Mary Lyons identified the operator as 21 year old Brooklyn Cody Rodrigues.  The passenger was identified as 18 year old Meghan Sargent.  She was scheduled to graduate this weekend from Fairhaven High School.

Earlier story:

Mattapoisett Police are reporting two people were killed last night, when the car they were in slammed into a tree at Route Six and Mattapoisett Neck Road.

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Facebook’s Suicide Prevention Feature

Mattapoisett teen, Conrad Roy, committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning last July. Roy had a history of mental illness, and was found in his car behind the Fairhaven K-Mart. That local story is now circulating nationwide due to the fact that strange texts were discovered between Roy and Plainville teen, Michelle Carter. On

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Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition
Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition

Conservation Project Protects 410 Acres Around Nasketucket Bay

More than 400 acres of land surrounding Nasketucket Bay in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett are being preserved and turned into a state park, thanks to the work of the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the state Dept

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Questions About Road Safety in Mattapoisett Prompt Road Closure

Mattapoisett's Town Administrator has closed a stretch of Acushnet Road in the town due to safety concerns.

According to the Standard Times, Town Administrator Michael Gagne closed Acushnet Road at Tinkham Pond after a problem with the road's subsurface was noticed about a week ago

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Credit: Thinkstock Photos

Mattapoisett Drinking Water Notice

 

The Town of Mattapoisett says coliform bacteria was detected in the town's drinking water.

A notice released by the Water Department says the coliform bacteria was found in four samples in a group of twenty samples that were taken in September.

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