Wednesday Mar 5
Dana Mohler-Faria to retire as Bridgewater president
Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, president of Bridgewater State University since 2002, is stepping down at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Correction chief, staff rebuked in patient death
Governor Deval Patrick on Saturday announced sweeping disciplinary measures against three prison guards and three high-ranking Department of Correction officials for the roles they played in the 2009 death of 23-year-old Joshua K. Messier as guards attempted to restrain him at Bridgewater State Hospital.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Mass. Man, Stepson Sentenced In Arson Fires
Two Massachusetts men have been sentenced in some of a string of fires set south of Boston in 2012 and 2013.
Fire officials wanted harsher sentences for arson suspects
A judge is under fire over what the state Fire Marshal is calling a dangerous plea deal for two men found guilty of setting a string of fires on the South Shore.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Middleborough man and stepson may plead guilty to arsons that terrorized Southeastern Mass.
A Middleborough man who was the alleged mastermind behind a wave of arson fires that terrorized Southeastern Massachusetts was told today that he would serve up to three years in state prison if he pleads guilty to arson charges.
LiveWire: Never know where Ray Mason will turn up next
"Bread Euphoria is a beautiful room with great food, beer and wine," said Mason.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Xin Song, of Boston, wins Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts
Xin Song, of Boston, was named the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts in Saturday's competition at Holyoke Community College.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff Patrick pledges - full accounting' in Bridgewater prison death
Governor Deval Patrick said Thursday that he asked the Department of Correction for a complete accounting of official actions taken in the aftermath of a 2009 homicide at Bridgewater State Hospital, and pledged to curtail the use of the type of restraints linked to the mental health patient's death.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
New Bedford BookMobile Fundraiser: Rescheduled due to snowstorm. Featuring Dori Rubbicco, John Harrison, Joaquin Santos and Marcus Monteiro, 4-8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets $10.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
From the light bulb to the classroom, family left its mark on Fall River
By the mid 19th century, there were two railroads operating in Fall River. One, the Old Colony, carried passengers to and from the waterfront where, boarding luxurious Fall River Line steamships, they continued their journey to New York City.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
A death in restraints after - standard procedure'
As soon as Lisa Brown saw the ambulance pulling into the parking lot at Bridgewater State Hospital that May evening in 2009, she felt certain something terrible had happened to her son.