American killed in Syria a journalist at heart
Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there.
Tuesday Aug 19
Michelle Roy unanimously chosen to be Dartmouth's new assistant superintendent
Roy, 51, from Rochester has been K-12 director of data and accountability in the Attleboro school system for two years.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Motorcyclist injured in Rochester crash
A Hanson woman was injured Sunday afternoon when she lost control of her 2003 Harley Davidson on Braley Hill Road and struck two trees, police said.
Mosquito spraying in Marion and Rochester Wednesday morning
The Plymouth County Mosquito Control will conduct ground spraying in Rochester and Marion early Wednesday morning, weather permitting.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Rochester Country Fair revels in 'laid-back lifestyle'
That's the lesson as you stroll around the 21-acre Pine Street fairgrounds, which include exhibit tents for goats and cows, a large dirt track for tractor pull contests and areas for playing horseshoes and riding ponies.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
EEE found in Marion, Rochester mosquitoes
The EEE virus has been found in mosquitoes collected from Marion and Rochester, state and local health officials said today.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
2 Massachusetts men nabbed by fugitive task force
Rhode Island's violent fugitive task force has arrested two men sought by authorities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for separate alleged crimes.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
George E. Church
George E. Church, 90, of Rochester, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Sippican Health Care Center after a period of declining health.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Friends meeting continues fund drive for renovations
Ten days of fund-raising activities will begin Saturday as Mattapoisett Friends Meeting continues its campaign for funds to restore the 1827 meeting house on Route 6. So far, $80,000 has been raised of the $245,000 estimated cost of repairs.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the statewide organization that unites and strengthens the nonprofit sector through advocacy, public awareness, and capacity-building, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Michelle Neves Hantman, President of the United Way of Greater New Bedford, to its Board of Directors.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Rochester panel nears approval of commercial development
The Planning Board is close to approving the internal access road that will pave the way for a 28-acre commercial development at junction of Routes 58 and 28 near the Wareham town line.