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Braga Bridge Could Get Colorful Light Display

The Braga Bridge could soon undergo another facelift of sorts.

Fall River State Representative Carole Fiola says she'd like to see the bridge adorned with colorful LED lights, much like Boston's Zakim Bridge

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BradKellyPhoto, Flickr
BradKellyPhoto, Flickr

Somerset Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicle Inspection Fraud

A Somerset man and his inspection company have pleaded guilty to issuing state inspection stickers without conducting required safety and emission inspections of commercial vehicles, including school buses, tractor trailers and construction equipment, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today

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Photo - Clean Water Action, David Cleaveland, Maine Imaging
Photo - Clean Water Action, David Cleaveland, Maine Imaging

Brayton Point Power Station To Close By 2017

A Southeastern Massachusetts power plant recently cited by Federal regulators as one of the state's heaviest polluters is planning to shut down. 

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H.C. Williams,flickr

Protesters Arrested at Brayton Point Coal Plant

Forty Four of climate activists are facing charges after they were arrested for trespassing at the Brayton Point coal plant in Somerset.

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Attorney General: Somerset Man Faked Vehicle Inspections

A 71-year-old Somerset man has been indicted on charges of fraudulently inspecting and passing vehicles.

Attorney General Martha Coakley says after a nine-month investigation, Richard Silvia and his company, Bristol County Tire Service Inc

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Dominion

Brayton Point Power Plant in Somerset Sold

The Brayton Point coal plant in Somerset has been sold to a private equity firm. The "Boston Business Journal" reports Dominion is taking a bath on the deal, having recently poured a billion dollars into environmental upgrades.

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RichardBH,flickr

Simply Simons Restaurant Offering Thanksgiving Meal Delivery

Around the holiday season is when you really start to see people's hearts open up. Simply Simons in Swanea is once again offering free Thanksgiving meals for people in need.

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Getty Images

Somerset WW II Vet Receives Medals

A World War II Navy veteran from Southeastern Massachusetts has received replacement medals for the ones stolen from his car more than six decades ago.

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