Cape Cod Times
Tribe poses $500M question
Sharon Kennedy had one question for the official from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, and it was one he could not answer.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The location for a registered marijuana dispensary in Middleboro would be the old Yamaha dealership on Rte.
Books & Poetry
Bartleby Scrivener Poets: Will now meet at 1866 Rounders' Club at the Wamsutta Club on first Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m., with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand.
Forensics, phone calls led to arrest in hit and run crash
Eric Megna, 18, of Middleboro has been charged in connection with the Oct. 11 hit and run that killed husband and father of two Michael Dutra, 58, also of Middleboro, as he biked home on Wood Street after running an errand.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lakeville extends helping hand while Middleboro animal shelter is repaired
Due to a mix of maintenance needs currently being tended to at the Middleboro Animal Shelter, the town has worked out an agreement with Lakeville to have its abandoned and stray dogs housed at the neighboring town's facility located at 8 Montgomery St. "Quite unexpectedly, last week our 40-some-odd-year-old furnace cracked and shut down," said ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Geraldine P. Nightlinger
Geraldine P. Nightlinger, 89, of Fairhaven, died Nov. 24, 2013 at Sippican Healthcare Center.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
UMD student released on bail in Middleboro fatal hit-and-run
A UMass Dartmouth student was released on $10,000 cash bail and told not to drive a motor vehicle at his arraignment Thursday on charges related to last month's hit-and-run accident that killed a Middleboro man.
Selectmen endorse proposed medical marijuana dispensary
Chairman of Selectmen Stephen McKinnon, who describes himself as "probably one of the more conservative people in town," surprised many at Monday night's selectmen's meeting by leading his board to support a proposal for a medical marijuana clinic in town.
'Dollar value' to be placed on High Point project at Dec. 12 zoning hearing
A draft of the impact study on the High Point Treatment Center's proposal for the former St. Luke's Hospital site was presented to the Zoning Board of Appeals last Thursday night.
Creche restoration continues, installation scheduled for Nov. 30
Back in 2011, the Town of Middleboro awarded The Central Congregational Church the task of restoring and displaying the town's Christmas Creche, an Italian made, life-sized plaster cast depiction of the Nativity that was in serious disrepair.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
UMass Dartmouth student charged in fatal hit and run in Middleboro
A University of Massachusetts Dartmouth student is facing a criminal charge in connection with a hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a 58-year-old father of two last month in Middleborough, authorities said.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Stephen D. Pawlak
Stephen D. Pawlak died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, one day before his 90th birthday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rockland Trust Welcomes Mayflower Bank Customers
Rockland Trust announced the acquisition of Mayflower Bank on May 14, 2013. "We are excited to welcome Mayflower Bank customers to the Rockland Trust family," said Christopher Oddleifson, President and CEO of Rockland Trust.
Outdoor Fireplaces Recalled
The issue is that when a fire is lighted, pieces of the clay fireplace can blow off the bowl and cause injury and are a burn hazard.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Rogue Theatre Company comedy 'Educating Rita' opens this week at Roseland in Taunton
Rogue Theatre Company's comedy "Educating Rita" by Willy Russell, the author of "Shirley Valentine," opens tonight at 7:30 for six performance run at Roseland Function Room above Hong Kong City on Rte.
Local children's author has written her first book Book signing to be held Saturday in Carver
Local resident Mary Mackiewicz has fulfilled a long time dream to write and illustrate her own children's novel.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Pianist/composer Henry J. Santos to perform works by composers of color
Popular dance music heard in the ballrooms and private 'salons' of New Orleans will come alive when pianist/composer Henry J. Santos of Middleboro performs captivating works by composers of color from 19th-century New Orleans on Saturday at 3p.m. in Horace Mann Auditorium, Bridgewater State University.
Residents taking on power company
A local man has launched an effort to stop the NStar utility company from clearing trees along a 17-mile power line easement that runs through the town and abuts many homes whose owners were taken by surprise when the project began last month.
Planners agree impact of slot parlor on Middleboro rotary is unclear
A regional planning agency's report on the impact a slot parlor could have on the Middleboro rotary circle says there is not enough data to make an assessment.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Teamwork fueled CapeFlyer success
When the last train pulled out of Cape Cod in October bound for South Station, a highly successful season for CapeFlyer service came to a close.