Mayor of Fall River

A Shift On Drug Abuse
A Shift On Drug Abuse
The new Mayor of Fall River, Jasiel Correia says drug abuse is a major concern in his city, but he wants to change the city's direction in battling the problem. "We're really looking to talk about drug abuse in Fall River as a public health problem, not as a criminal action...
New Mayor Sworn In
New Mayor Sworn In
The new Mayor of Fall River says his city needs a marketing campaign. Twenty-four year old Jasiel Correia takes over for Sam Sutter, who lost to Correia in November after just eleven months in office. In his Inaugural Address, Correia vowed to turn things around in Fall River, including the city's image...
Sen. Warren Visits UMass
Sen. Warren Visits UMass
Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren makes a stop at UMass Dartmouth on Friday, first touring the university's new Bioengineering lab, and discussing college affordability in a roundtable meeting with students. Warren says she will re-file her "Bank on Students" bill again this year...
Sutter Sworn-In As Mayor
Sutter Sworn-In As Mayor
Massachusetts's newest Mayor has taken the oath of office in front of a standing room only crowd at Fall River's Government Center. Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter was sworn in as Fall River's Mayor on Tuesday. Sutter, who previously ran unsuccessfully for Congress, defeated Will Flanagan in a recall election earlier this month...
Sutter Pulls Papers
Sutter Pulls Papers
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter has pulled nomination papers to run for Mayor in the city of Fall River. But in a statement given to the Herald News,  the District Attorney said he would not begin his campaign till after the conclusion of a court hearing next Monday to determine whether the recall election of Mayor Will Flanagan will go forward...