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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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The List: Onion rings
The path to great onion rings leads east. We asked where you go for this fried favorite and the answer is Wareham.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Wamsutta bridge to be replaced in summer 2015
After years of run-ins with trucks too tall to fit under it, the Wamsutta Bridge is set to be replaced beginning in summer 2015.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
House, Senate to vote this week on bond authorization bill for South Coast Rail
The House and Senate are expected to vote this week on a $13 billion state borrowing bill to fund $2.3 billion for South Coast Rail and other major transportation capital projects, Rep. William Straus said Monday.
Ernest G. Lajeunesse
Ernest G. Lajeunesse, 89, of Mattapoisett, died Sunday April 13, 2014 at Our Lady's Haven after a brief illness.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
ORR school officials grilled on cyberattack
Tri-town selectmen had some hard questions for ORR school officials about a 2011 cyber attack on an Old Rochester Regional School District bank account that still has $34,000 unaccounted for.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The List: Clam chowder
We asked where to go in SouthCoast for clam chowder, and you responded with a whopping 30 options --some of them old favorites, others brand new to The List.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mattapoisett 11-year-old moving ahead with memorial
Alex Craig is one step closer to his goal of finding a place at Ned's Point for a memorial for Mattapoisett native and former NASA chief engineer Milton Silveira.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Petition seeks reversal of ORR Good Friday vote
By MICHAEL SMITH CONTRIBUTING WRITER MATTAPOISETT - A petition drive is underway calling for the ORR School Committee to reverse its decision to hold classes on Good Friday 2015.
SEED loans allow local businesses to own property, expand
Two local businesses, Inn on Shipyard Park in Mattapoisett and Reidar's Manufacturing in New Bedford, are the latest recipients of loans through the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation, allowing the businesses to expand and create an expected 20 new jobs.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Pedestrian struck by car in Stop & Shop parking lot
An 83-year-old Mattapoisett woman who was leaving the Stop & Shop was struck by a vehicle at 2:23 p.m. on Tuesday, police said.
George E. Stone, 96
George Edler Stone, 96 years old and WWII veteran, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2014, in his family home in Mattapoisett, MA.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
FinCom Continues to Build 2015 Budget
As the town nears its spring Town Meeting, Mattapoisett's Finance Committee is closing in on the 2015 budget.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Maria Jose Dias, 95
Maria Jose Dias, 95, of Fairhaven, died April 6, 2014 at Alden Court Nursing Home.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
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Close encounters of the bird kind
Cape Cod Times/Steve Heaslip 011414sh05 WEST DENNIS-- 01/14/14-- A young snowy owl takes flight from an osprey nest at West Dennis Beach where a pair of the owls are drawing a lot of attention from birders and the public in general.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Shellfishing areas reopen Saturday
Several shellfishing areas closed by the Division of Marine Fisheries this week will reopen at 7 a.m. on Saturday.
Wikimapping puts SouthCoast on the East Coast bike agenda
The proposition is vast - 2,900 miles of paths connecting the people of northern Maine with the south of Florida.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
All Buzzards Bay closed to shellfishing
"The waters of Buzzards Bay in the city of New Bedford and the towns of Westport, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion, Wareham, Bourne and Falmouth no longer meet the requirements for an open status due to unacceptable water quality resulting from an extremely heavy rain event on March 29-30," state Division of Marine Fisheries Director Paul ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Guest View: Facts must come out on ORR bank theft
The ORR Superintendent recently acknowledged that ORR's bank account had been hacked by unauthorized wire transfer some three years ago.
Walter F. McCarthy, Jr.
Walter F. McCarthy, Jr., 79, of Mattapoisett, died April 1, 2014, peacefully at home.