Wednesday Mar 5
Antonio DeFreitas, age 70, of Dartmouth, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at home.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lakeville election will have five contests
"I don't remember having five contested races on the same ballot before," said Town Clerk Janet Tracy, who has served in that post for seven years and was previously assistant town clerk.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Talk of the Towns
The Middleboro Gazette and the Councils on Aging in Middleboro and Lakeville are once again sponsoring public forums for candidates in the April town elections.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Freetown selectmen violated Open Meeting Law, AG rules
By DEREK VITAL CONTRIBUTING WRITER FREETOWN - Selectmen violated the state's Open Meeting Law last year in connection with emails sent over a cable access dispute, according to Attorney General Martha Coakley's office.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Books & Poetry
Courtesy photo Neil Swidey, author of "Trapped Under the Sea," will visit Partners Village Store in Westport Saturday.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Snow fatigue? Lakeville resident charged with assaulting snow plow driver with a shovel
Snow fatigue may be setting in as a seemingly interminable winter grinds on, based on an alleged assault on a snow plow driver over the weekend.
Five contests await Lakeville town election voters
Local residents will have five contests to decide on when they enter the voting booths on April 7. They are for seats on the School Committee, Board of Selectmen, Board of Assessors, Park Commission and Board of Library Trustees.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Victim in Lakeville shovel attack sounds off
A Churchill Shores man accused of striking a plow driver with a shovel Saturday night has had previous run-ins with his neighbors, the victim and another resident said.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Lakeville could see five races in April 7 election
The town could be looking at five contested races in the April 7 town election if all the candidates return papers by today's 5 p.m. deadline and signatures are certified.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Man charged with hitting plow driver with shovel
Lakeville police received a report of disturbance between a resident and snow plow driver in the area of 28 Churchill Rd. about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Three finalists named for Freetown-Lakeville superintendent
After an unsuccessful search last year, three finalists have been chosen for the school superintendent post in the Freetown-Lakeville district.
Four contests likely in Lakeville, none in Middleboro
With the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers coming up this afternoon, there are four contests likely in Lakeville's April 7 town election.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Rochester town administrator retiring
By MICHAEL J. DECICCO CONTRIBUTING WRITER ROCHESTER - After 32 years in public service, Town Administrator Richard LaCamera said he will retire effective June 1. LaCamera, who turns 66 in September, told selectmen Monday night that he is getting too old for the job's heavy work load and long work days.