Strikes Authorized
Unions representing thousands of Stop & Shop workers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are voting to authorize a strike if a contract dispute with the supermarket chain drags on.
Crustacean Caper
New Bedford Police are seeking charges against a suspect they say tried to steal $500 of frozen shrimp and other goods from a local supermarket.
Man Stopped for Speeding, Arrested for Drugs
Wednesday at about 12:10 a.m., Trooper Katie Lorenco assigned to the State Police Barracks in Bourne was on patrol on Route 195 in the town of Marion when she observed a gray Nissan Altima traveling at an excessive speed of 90 mph. Trooper Lorenco subsequently stopped the vehicle, which first traveled a quarter-mile in the break down lane before coming to a complete stop...
Fatal Accident
FREETOWN - A Stoughton man is dead after a workplace accident at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown. Police Chief Carlton Abbott says shortly after 12:30 A.M. Tuesday 51-year-old Alphonse Ferent fell between a tractor-trailer and a loading dock as the truck pulled away from the facility. A ...
Stop & Shop Fire
FREETOWN - A Stop & Shop cargo trailer caught fire Sunday at the Freetown distribution center. The Freetown Fire Department, on it's Facebook page, says the fire was reported just before 3 P.M. Sunday, with crews responding to find a refrigerated trailer at one of the center's loading docks fully involved in fire. Th...
Fentanyl Seized
Over $6,000 worth of fentanyl is seized by New Bedford Police after a traffic stop Tuesday evening. Police say members of the Police Department's Narcotics Unit stopped a vehicle at Allen Street and Rockdale Avenue before 7pm Tuesday after receiving information that the driver was dealing fentanyl in the city...

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