The SouthCoast is teetering on the brink of a soft-serve ice cream shortage.
Specifically, the shortage was for one of the region's most popular soft serve brands, HP Hood. Multiple ice cream locations on the SouthCoast have confirmed that their Hood reps have broken the news to them over the past two weeks.
Winter is technically over on Monday, March 20th as that is the calendar's first day of spring. However, here on the Southcoast we consider the opening day of our favorite local ice cream parlors as a sure sign that spring has officially arrived.
Sometimes an ice cream cone is enough to brighten a bad day. The folks at Country Whip in Acushnet understand that. So when a gentleman was a little short on cash, they still served him. The next day, they posted a wonderful feel good story on their Facebook page:
"To the young man last night who was short on cash, & not only came back today to pay his bill but showed up with flowers &