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Sutter Takes Over In Fall River

Massachusetts's newest Mayor has taken the oath of office in front of a standing room only crowd at Fall River's Government Center.

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter was sworn in as Fall River's Mayor on Tuesday

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Sutter Set To Take Oath Of Office As New Fall River Mayor

Fall River's newest mayor is set to take his oath of office.

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Sutter Names Fall River Transition Team

Fall River Mayor-elect Sam Sutter has named an eight member transition team as he moves from the Office of District Attorney to Mayor.

Sutter's transition team will be chaired by retired Raynham Police Chief Lou Pacheco, who is Sutter's director of operations in the D-A's office

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.

Sutter Victorious In Fall River Recall Election

In a historic recall election, Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has been ousted and Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter will replace him.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Flanagan Loses Recall Election, Sutter Wins

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has conceded a mayoral recall election to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter, one of seven challengers he faced in a two-part recall vote.

Flanagan conceded Tuesday night after coming up short on both parts of the ballot

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Environmentalist Jay O'Hara (left) with Bristol County DA Sam Sutter.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Environmentalist Jay O'Hara (left) with Bristol County DA Sam Sutter.

Connecting For Change Takes Over Downtown

Downtown New Bedford was filled with positive ideas this weekend.

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Sutter Takes Out Papers To Run For Mayor Of Fall River

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter has pulled nomination papers to run for Mayor in the city of Fall River.

But in a statement given to the Herald News,  the District Attorney said he would not begin his campaign till after the conclusion of a court hearing next Monday to determine whether the recall election of Mayor Will Flanagan will go forward

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Special Prosecutor Appointed In Fall River Probe

Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate whether Fall River Mayor William Flanagan used a gun to intimidate a city councilor.

Sutter says former state and federal prosecutor William Connolly will look into the allegation

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

Mayor Flanagan to Seek Investigation Into Intimidation Allegations

It's a story that seems to grow stranger by the day.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan says he will seek an outside independent investigation into claims by a city councilor that the mayor attempted to intimidate him with a gun

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Discovery Of Body At Weld Square Ruled A Homicide

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has ruled the discovery of a body in New Bedford as a homicide.

The man, identified as 32-year-old Edson A. Ramos of New Bedford, was found early Sunday morning near Weld Square

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