Talk of the Towns
The Middleboro Health Department has issued an alert as the result of a positive finding for West Nile virus in a mosquito pool in the northwest quandrant of the town.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Police chief candidates list community policing as priority
Regardless of which candidate the selectmen choose on Sept. 8 to be the new chief of police, local residents can expect to see more of the men and women who staff the police department.
Security Guard Charged With Stealing From Westwood Retirement Complex
Westwood Police arrested a man they said stole tens of thousands of dollars from residents of a retirement complex where he was hired to work as a security guard.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Environmental bond bill tackles SouthCoast water worries
"It's important we take preventive steps and not always react to problems," said Rep. Robert Koczera, D-New Bedford, who pushed for many of the items included in the bill.
Encore performance on Town Hall lawn
Otto's Underground will offer and encore performance during the free concert sponsored and hosted by Middleboro Friends tonight on the Town Hall lawn.
Social media etiquette Towns look at Internet, social media policies
While town usage of the Internet and social media carries many benefits, it does raise questions about "Internet etiquette," if you will, for town officials and employees.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Fundraiser scheduled for 'Robin's Children'
A fundraiser to benefit ongoing efforts to expand a Middleboro home will be held in September, according to members of the "Build It For Robin's Children" organizing committee.
Grange to host 57th annual agricultural fair Aug. 23
The 57th annual agricultural fair of South Middleboro Grange will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the South Middleboro Grange Hall, 570 Wareham St., Rte.
"Every Marriage Has Its Problems": Despite Horrific...
Josh Grispi 's pair of arrests for allegedly assaulting his wife Kaitlyn earlier this month was the most despicable story to float around the MMA bubble until War Machine stole the headlines a few days later.
Middleboro VFW to hold motorcycle poker run
On Sunday, Aug. 24 at 9 a.m., all bikes are welcome to gather at the Middleboro VFW at 12 Station Street for a motorcycle run that will take everyone to scenic Ned's Point and Lighthouse in Mattapoisett.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Assistant school superintendent leaving city for Middleboro post
Saying she felt her job with the city schools was no longer secure, Assistant Superintendent Heather Larkin is leaving for a post with the Middleboro Public Schools.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Brookfield Offers Viscosity Measurement Training
Brookfield is offering two hands-on courses, the Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements and the Lab Day/Advanced Viscosity Test Methods.
Former UFC fighter accused of assaulting wife in Middleboro
A former UFC fighter is behind bars after allegedly assaulting his wife twice in the past week.
Elizabeth Taft Warner Andersson Leonard passed quietly on August 1, 2014 at Nemasket Healthcare Center in Middleboro.
Banker & Tradesman
Community Good Works
Atmark Apartments, Bridgewater Savings Bank and others gave back to the community this week in Banker & Tradesman's weekly roundup of banks and brokerages doing good for their communities.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lakeville firefighters rescue pets from 3-alarm house fire
The fire occurred in the basement of a single family house at 84 Main St. At 4:37 p.m., responding firefighters found flames coming out the basement windows, according to Lakeville Fire Lt.
Former UFC Fighter Josh Grispi Jailed After Allegedly Attacking Wife with Dog
Ex-UFC featherweight fighter Josh Grispi has been jailed after allegedly assaulting his wife at least two times in recent days, according to a report.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Local bluegrass musicians to headline at the Homestead
The popular local band Riley Coyote, will be the headlining act for the fifth of the Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series presentations on Aug. 16, with Boston area singer-songwriter Mike Delaney opening.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
In church attics, fading clues to early American life
Sarah Blanchard was sorry she skipped a worship service. Sarah Wood apologized for denouncing infant baptisms.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Pan-Mass riders to be in area
On Saturday and Sunday, up to 5,800 cyclists will ride through Middleboro and Lakeville in the 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge .