Monday Jul 14
Suspect wanted in Assonet bank robbery
State Troopers, are searching for a suspect in connection with a bank robbery. Police are looking for 24-year-old Michael S. McLane of 15 , Rd. Assonet, M.A. McLane is said to be six feet tall, around 155 lbs., and has blonde hair and green eyes.
Freetown's annual July 4th parade steps off under brilliant skies
A full 48 hours after Hurricane Arthur blew through southeastern New England and put a damper on parties and fireworks set for the Fourth of July, festivities resumed under a blanket of blue skies and plenty of sunshine at the Freetown Independence Day Parade.
First ever beluga whale sighting in Rhode Island
The first ever sighting of beluga whales in Rhode Island were reportedly seen in Naragansett Bay and the Taunton River, according to oceanographer's from URI.
Funeral Notice: Christpher G. Caffin
CAFFIN: of Assonet, Saturday, June 21, 2014, Christopher G. "Cappy," 45. Father of Samantha Caffin.
Historic Freetown building has seen better days
At a May meeting, Building Commissioner Mary McNeil told selectmen that the building is structurally unsound and poses a safety risk.