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Today’s Topic: The 100 Greatest SouthCoast Boys Basketball Players

Guest writer Michael Conceicao recently published his list of the Top 100 Boys Basketball Players in SouthCoast history in The Standard-Times. Since it hit the web and the print edition, it's been one of the most talked-about pieces with many debat

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Montigny Urges Local Leaders To Slow Down On Olympic Planning

State Senator Mark Montigny is urging communities on the Southcoast not to catch Olympic fever just yet.

Montigny says the Legislature will proceed with caution when it comes to Boston 2024 and the Olympics, and he urges local communities to do the same

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UMD/gettyimage

Over 100 Companies Seeking Employees at Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday

It's being touted as one of the largest job fairs to come to the area.

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with UMass Dartmouth and BCC, is hosting the Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday at

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danielafc,flickr

Dartmouth, Wareham Voters Head To Polls Tuesday

Another round of spring elections in the Southcoast.

Residents in the town of Dartmouth head to the polls Tuesday to decide several contested races, including a Select Board race between Kathleen Fentress and Kelli Taglianetti, and a School Committee race between Teresa Hamm and Shannon Jenkins

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Jacqueline Galloway sharing her personal accounts of working for low wages in the healthcare field.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Jacqueline Galloway sharing her personal accounts of working for low wages in the healthcare field.

Healthcare Workers In The SouthCoast Are Calling For A Living Wage

Some of the most vital staff in local hospitals aren't making a living wage.

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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

UMass Dartmouth Site Of Boston 2024 Meeting Tuesday

Boston's bid for the Olympics in 2024 will be the subject of a Southcoast discussion Tuesday night.

The Boston 2024 team is holding a Citizens Advisory Group meeting at UMass Dartmouth Tuesday evening, with the discussion being led by Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey and Chief Architect and Master Planning Committee Co-Chair David Manfredi

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Credit: Fuse

Horrifying Phone Scam Targeting Southcoast Residents

A terrifying scam is throwing some local residents into panic mode.

Westport Police Detective Sergeant Antonio Cestodio says over the last week several residents have called police in alarm after they've received calls from an unknown person who tricks them into identifying a family member's name, and then fabricates a horrific scenario involving that family member

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Photo by Dan McCready / TSM
Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

Leaders Hope To Expand Campaign To End The “R-Word”

The campaign continues in Dartmouth schools urging students to end the use of the "r-word," but organizers would like to see all of the Southcoast get involved.

Kathleen Amaral and Marianne Santos co-chair the Special Education Parents Advisory Council in Dartmouth

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Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

Mass. DPU Considers Cutting Natural Gas Rates

Southcoast residents buying natural gas through Eversource Energy will likely see a bit of a break on their next utility bill.

A press release from the energy provider says a substantial decline in natural gas prices could save customers on average about $20 per month

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