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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
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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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Mattapoisett Animal Control
Mattapoisett Animal Control

Officials Searching For Owner Of Severely Neglected Dog

Animal control officials are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an abandoned and malnourished dog.

The French mastiff was found in Acushnet last Thursday, rooting through a resident's garbage

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Youngster poses for photo with 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series Trophy
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Youngster poses for photo with 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series Trophy

Mattapoisett Harbor Days Bring Small Town Lots Of Fun

The 20th annual Mattapoisett Harbor Days is taking over the small town this weekend drawing thousands of people.

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TSM

New Bedford Beaches Reopened To Swimmers

New Bedford's South End beaches have all reopened to swimmers.

The beaches were closed over the weekend because of high bacteria levels following Friday's heavy rains. Water quality tests taken Monday have shown bacteria levels do not pose health hazards to swimmers

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Cape Cod RTA
Cape Cod RTA

CapeFlyer Station Opens In Wareham

A new rail station opened Friday in Wareham Village. State and local officials cut a ribbon on Thursday at the new CapeFlyer rail station off Main Street in Wareham.

State Rep. William Straus of Mattapoisett tells WBSM News, the station will provide a comfortable spot for riders to wait for the train

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TSM

Mattapoisett Woman Sentenced for Wire Fraud

A Mattapoisett woman was sentenced to a year in in Federal Prison for stealing nearly $320,000 from two Middleboro companies over a six year period.

43 year old Marie Greany appeared in U-S District Court on Wednesday

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