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Foster's Daily Democrat
Scouts to seek new recruits at upcoming fair
Lebanon Cub Scout Pack 369 will be looking for new scouts for the upcoming year at the Lebanon Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept.
14 hrs ago
Authors to speak, sign books at UMass Dartmouth
The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at UMass Dartmouth is gearing up for its first program of the fall semester, a talk by art historian Laura Morelli, author of "Made in France."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Fall River man's dream business endures 91 years later
When Samuel Ehrenhaus opened his wallpaper business in 1923, never did he dream that 91 years later his company would evolve to become one of the largest and most respected wall covering and design centers in New England.
Hampton Inn Celebrates 25TH Anniversary
The Hampton Inn Westport-Fall River, adjacent to White's of Westport on State Road near the Fall River line, celebrated its 25th anniversary Aug. 18. Hotel guests, and past and current employees, celebrated in the lobby.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Somerset house fire likely caused by electrical malfunction
The fire that destroyed a single family home at 225 Alberta Avenue was likely caused by an electrical problem according to the state fire marshal's office.
Police Log: DUIs, Pot Found outside Cumberland Farms
DUIs Portsmouth Police charged Scott Douglas Pascua, 39, of 16 Cranston Ave., Newport, with driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test Aug. 18 at 2:24 a.m. Police said Pascua was stopped after reports of an erratic driver on East Main Road and an officer on patrol ultimately clocked him driving 69 mph in a 35 mph zone.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police departments obtain millions in military equipment
Since 2006, law enforcement agencies in Bristol County have acquired more than $3 million in surplus equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Pauline C. Carvalho
Born in Lakeville, the daughter of the late Antone P. and Mary Santos, she lived in New Bedford most of her life.
Car hits pedestrian in N. Dartmouth
A Fall River resident was hit by a car and injured early Monday on State Road near a North Dartmouth strip club.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Swansea man held in shooting death of woman, 23
A Swansea landscaper will answer to charges today in Fall River District Court that he shot and killed a young woman yesterday morning.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Today in SouthCoast
Family Sand Scuplture Festival Returning champion sculptors and children with pails alike will converge on Horseneck Beach in Westport to create and compete for glory, fun, and prizes.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
SouthCoast receives $97,530 in Massachusetts Cultural Council grants
The Massachusetts Cultural Council has awarded $97,530 in grants to seven local cultural councils, according to a press release from Sen. Michael Rodrigues' office.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Apollo Safety joins forces with Fall River Chamber to help veterans find work;
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS The joint effort, called "Commitment to Valor-Jobs for Heroes", challenges to Fall River area business owners to commit to interviewing/hiring two or more veterans by the end of 2014.
Rehoboth dances: Contra dance with Lisa Greenleaf, Aug. 22. Dances at 8 p.m., introductory workshop at 7:30 p.m. $8.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
'Seussical' comes to Swansea
PHOTOS BY BILL HALL/FALL RIVER SPIRIT Playing monkeys and birds for the 'Seussical' at the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea are, front to back at left, Jordan Larrivee of Somerset, Shaun Schwanzerbach of Swansea, Ian Sigman of Fall River and Rob Gracia of Tiverton, RI.
Brian J. Lowney: Stolen ferret a reminder of delicate demands on owners
The recent theft of a baby ferret from a Fall River pet store is the latest incident in a string of malicious crimes targeting animals in the city.
Mary T. Johnston
Mary T. "Terry" Johnston age 93 years of Lakeville, MA passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
City voters to decide fate of Community Preservation Act
The Community Preservation Act allows communities to impose a surcharge on property taxes that funds projects involving open spaces, parks and recreation; historic preservation; and affordable housing.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
SRTA board had multiple warnings about financial deficiencies
September 2010: Cosentino writes letter to SRTA board saying he is being targeted because he has questions about George's federal compliance.