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Fall River Man Arrested in Boston on Drug, Motor Vehicle Charges
Police said Jason Wages was arrested for possession with intent to distribute drugs after police connected him to garbage bags filled with pot and $8,600 in cash.
D.A.: No Foul Play Suspected in Fatal New Bedford Fire
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has identified the two victims in Monday's fatal fire on Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford.
Jury Selection Begins in Corruption Case Against Ex-Fall River Mayor
Jury selection is underway in the fraud and bribery case against Jasiel Correia, the former Fall River, Massachusetts mayor first elected at the age of 23.
Experts, Advocates Suggest Outdoor Mask Mandates Be Lifted
A conservative group is calling on Massachusetts' governor to lift the state’s outdoor mask-wearing mandate.
Massachusetts Residents 16 and Older Now Eligible for Vaccine
Nearly two million Massachusetts residents are newly eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
Ex-Fall River Mayor’s Federal Trial Begins Tuesday
Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II's federal trial on charges he stole from investors and extorted marijuana companies begins jury selection Tuesday.
Fall River Couple Charged With Autistic Teen’s Death Held Without Bail
A Fall River man and his live-in girlfriend charged with second-degree murder in the death of the man's 14-year-old son have been held without bail.
SouthCoast Experiencing Significant Drought, State Says
Massachusetts officials are urging residents to conserve water as drought conditions impact much of the state.
Massachusetts Vehicle Inspection System Down Another Week
Massachusetts officials are giving drivers with expired March stickers a grace period to obtain an up-to-date sticker.
Massachusetts Vehicle Inspection Sticker System Remains Down
Massachusetts residents seeking inspection stickers for their vehicles will have to wait at least one more day.