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Reflections On Peace Rally
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...
Cypher Sworn In as Newest Supreme Judicial Court Justice
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 yea…
Assonet Judge Confirmed to State’s Highest Court
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 retiremen…
Child Rape Conviction
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…

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