5 hrs ago
Frawley: Casino impact report is 'fraudulent'
Middleboro Selectman Allin Frawley says he believes the draft environmental impact statement on the Mashpee Wampanoag's Taunton casino proposal is "fraudulent" and full of "half truths" and "lies of omission," echoing comments he made at the Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing held at Taunton High School last week to solicit public feedback on the ... (more)
9 hrs ago
Veterans group wants to place POW/MIA chair in Town Hall
Joe Dentremont, president of the Massachusetts chapter of Rolling Thunder, along with other members of that organization will be meeting with the Board of Selectmen at their weekly meeting next Monday night in hopes of gaining the board's approval to have a dedicated Prisoner of War/Missing in Action chair placed in the Town Hall.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
State rejects funding for affordable housing in historic factory building for 5th time
The developer of a proposed affordable housing complex in the town's last remaining shoe factory building will meet with state officials next week to try to find out why the $8.4 million project has been rejected five times now.
Auditions set for 'All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten'
The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts will be holding auditions for "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten' on January 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the school.
Teacher found assignment in Malaysia as rewarding as she hopes her charges did
Local resident Kelsey Grab has just returned home from 10 months in Malaysia working as an English teaching assistant through the Fulbright Fellowship program.
Middleboro students to take MCAS as well as sample new test
Though a vote was not called for, Supt. of Schools Roseli Weiss updated the School Committee last week on the upcoming PARCC field test and sought opinions as she faced a decision on whether to have PARCC sample students be "double tested" or opt for the state's option to deem those students exempt from MCAS testing this school year.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Meat, Seafood and More Raffle: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, every second Saturday of the month.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Future Factory 3D Printing Class at Monster Kolor, January 25th
On January 25th, friend of the site Monster Kolor will be hosting Future Factory at the Monster Kolor Shop in Middleboro, MA.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Quilt to be raffled at Burt Wood School Middleboro Quilter Susan McKay has created a festive quilt to raffle at The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts upcoming holiday production of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" at The Alley Theatre.
Fellow veterans welcomed one of their own at holiday ceremonies
Adrian Poponessett Haynes, a World War II Navy veteran, made a special effort to attend this past Veterans Day activities.
Christmas Tree Shops' plans for retail outlet stalled by rotary traffic issues
Christmas Tree Shop, Inc. has a plan in the works to open a retail outlet at its 64 Leona Drive corporate headquarters in Middleboro, pending Planning Board approval, with a projected opening for spring of 2014.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Courtesy of Burt Wood School of Performing Arts Father Christmas, played by Tom White of Middleboro and his elf, Tristyn Millette, also of Middleboro, will arrive for a special gift-giving ceremony assisted by the mice, Arianna Ribeiro and Riley Bettes, both of Lakeville, in the The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts holiday show, 'The Lion, The ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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.