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Middleborough Final Stop for Public Comment on South Coast Rail

MassDOT and the MBTA held their final public meeting regarding future plans for South Coast Rail in Middleborough Thursday evening.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Public Gets First Opportunity to Discuss South Coast Rail

The first of five meetings regarding plans for a future South Coast Rail project took place at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School Wednesday evening before a crowd of nearly 70 people.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

State Transportation Chair Sees the Light with Southcoast Rail Middleboro Route

State Representative William Strauss says the Southcoast Rail alternative route seems like a viable option.

Speaking with WBSM's Phil Paleologos, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Transportation says the Stoughton route, coming in at $3...

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Getty Images

Local Leaders Give Thoughts On Middleboro Route

Local leaders are reacting after state officials gave a presentation on Monday regarding the costs of a proposed Southcoast Rail route going through Stoughton.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Rising Cost of South Coast Rail Prompts Second Look at Middleboro Route

A press briefing puts a new pricetag on the South Coast Rail project.

Project officials and MassDOT told the public today that the South Coast Rail project, as it stands, would cost the state $3...

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Lang Encouraged by Potential Southcoast Rail Route Change

A Southcoast Rail Task Force meeting is being set aside until after a MassDOT Board of Directors meeting on Monday. That's when several sources tell WBSM News the Board will abandon plans for the $2+ billion Stoughton route and turn their focus to the much more affordable Lakeville/Middleboro alternative...

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Michael Dodge via getty images
Michael Dodge via getty images

Two Men From Taunton Arrested For Stealing Car Keys At Gym And Breaking Into Vehicles

Two men from Taunton are facing charges for stealing car keys at gyms and breaking into vehicles in the parking lot.

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WPRI via YouTube
WPRI via YouTube

Critics Hope That The South Coast Rail Talks End In 2016

As the project to expand rail service to the South Coast moves closer to 30 percent completion, critics hope that the South Coast Rail Project could come to an end in the 2016.

This means that building a 52 mile commuter rail service that would run through Stoughton, Easton and Raynham that would link Boston with Fall River and New Bedford, could be in jeopardy.

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Stoughton Gears Up To Challenge Southcoast Rail

 

The town of Stoughton is putting its money where its mouth is. 

A special Town Meeting last week approved $150,000 to pay for a legal challenge of an Army Corps of Engineers report, naming the Stoughton-route as the best alternative for bringing commuter rail service to the Southcoast. 
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YouTube/WCVB

Confirmed Tornado Touches Down in Stoughton, Mass

The people of Stoughton, MA got a bit of a surprise on Thursday as a funnel cloud touched down. The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was in fact a tornado. 

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