Thursday night this conservative commentator spent a few hours in Downtown New Bedford with a group of about 75 progressive activists who had invited me to address their rally. The rally was to "celebrate peace, tolerance and diversity...
DARTMOUTH — For the first time in over 100 years, a representative of Bristol County sits on Massachusetts' highest court.
Elspeth "Ellie" Cypher was sworn in Thursday at a ceremony at UMass Dartmouth to the Supreme Judicial Court. The former Bristol County prosecutor, who spent over 16 years on the bench in the state appeals court, was unanimously confirmed to replace retiring Justice M
Judge Elspeth "Ellie" Cypher of Assonet was unanimously confirmed to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts by the Governor's Council on Wednesday.
The 58-year-old former Bristol County prosecutor will replace Justice Margot Botsford, who will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 this month...
FALL RIVER - A Fall River man is sentenced after being convicted Monday of raping his girlfriend's teenage daughter.
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 44-year-old Osvaldo Leite pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to an indictment charging him with two counts of rape of a child, two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person under 14, and one count of assault