3 hrs ago
New Bedford area's unemployment drops in March
Adding nearly 1,000 jobs between February and March, the New Bedford Area's unemployment level fell to just below that of the Fall River Area, which took the number one spot in the state.
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8 hrs ago
Though it never sank, Indiana James resurfaces
Okay, Indiana James and the Raiders of the Lost Shaker of Salt is part homage to Jimmy Buffet.
9 hrs ago
Free workshop at the Crown Royal Plaza Hotel in Newton, MA on May 17...
It took a plan and a vision, in addition to innovative products and services, to achieve the pantheon of business success.
14 hrs ago
Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review...
This notice also prescribes the deadline by which Bank members selected for review must submit Community Support Statements to FHFA.
18 hrs ago
Lauren Daley: Ryan Montbleau adjusts to life as a solo act
The singer/songwriter was here last summer to rock the Blockapalooza music festival in downtown Fall River.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Mary A. Drivenes
Mary Adelaide Drivenes, 87, died at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Forestview in Wareham on Saturday, April 19, 2014 after an extended illness.
Fall River police need help identifying robber
Police said the man demanded money from a teller at a Mechanics Bank branch at 60 Bedford St. at about 3 p.m. April 15. He showed the teller what looked to be a gun wrapped in a piece of cloth.
An amazing race of Fall River's own
Registration will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. at Red Cedar Restaurant, 1082 Davol St., Fall River.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,000 Rose Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a high school graduate or college student who has been a legal Massachusetts resident for at least one year prior to June 1 of their high school graduation who is pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Man arrested for DUI with 7-year-old in vehicle
A Massachusetts man police say was driving over 90 miles an hour with an unrestrained 7-year-old in his vehicle has been charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Our View: One step forward? Gaming Commission is at least thinking about Southeastern Mass.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday devoted much attention to assuring that Region C - Southeastern Mass.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Brian Lowney: Bunnies can be perfect pets
When Robert Hochu bought his first pet rabbit a few years ago, little did he know that the furry creature would change his life.
Online Only: YMCA Southcoast keeps kids reading over spring break
The YMCA Southcoast New Bedford and Fall River branches are offering learning activities during Spring Break for parents and caregivers looking to keep kids' minds active while school is out.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dartmouth Pathways Committee announces bike rack grant award
The recent announcement that the Dartmouth Pathways Committee had received a $5,518 grant from the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic District , enough to fund 20 new bicycle racks to be installed all around town, is good news for cyclists of all ages.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
6th Annual Civic Engagement Summit Takes Place April 17
UMass Dartmouth's Leduc Center for Civic Engagement is hosting its 6th Annual Civic Engagement Summit, Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at UMass Dartmouth's Woodland Commons.
Fall River man charged in Westport break-ins
Robert Frazier, 52, of 102 Healy St. in Fall River, was arrested after police were called to Route 6 Gas at 162 State Road and to then White's of Westport at 66 State Road, both around 5 a.m. Burglar alarms had sounded at both businesses and a gas station employee had noticed a broken window and blood at the station upon starting work.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Bodybuilder fights cancer with exercise, optimism
When an expected 3,500 local residents gather on the track at Bishop Connolly High School June 27-28 for the 17th annual Relay For Life of Greater Fall River, there will be one young cancer survivor in the crowd whose optimism and determination inspires others to celebrate the gift of each new day.
Energy secretary, a Fall River native, to speak at UMass commencement
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, a Fall River native, will deliver the main address and receive an honorary degree at UMass Dartmouth's May 17 commencement ceremony honoring graduates of the engineering, nursing, visual and performing arts, and marine science and technology programs.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Brian Lowney: Caring for Bichons a labor of love
One of the most popular breeds in the non-sporting group is the energetic Bichon Frise, a breed that has a long history in the SouthCoast and one that can frequently be seen happily leading its owner on walks through area communities.
Orthodontics office took creative path to boost child advocacy
Dartmouth's Baarsvik Orthodontics has harnessed the creativity of its young patients in the service of a good cause, collecting their artwork for a calendar promoting the Fall River-based Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County.