INI Soccer Supply opens in Swansea
INI Soccer Supply, at 75 Swansea Mall Drive in Swansea, celebrated its grand opening in late August.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Somerset house fire likely caused by electrical malfunction
The fire that destroyed a single family home at 225 Alberta Avenue was likely caused by an electrical problem according to the state fire marshal's office.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Opening day of school in Swansea
SPECTATOR PHOTO BY BILL HALL Meredith Khoury and fifth grader Cooper Tobin and Rory the huskie, were first in line of vehicles entering the new drive up at the Luther School.
Police departments obtain millions in military equipment
Since 2006, law enforcement agencies in Bristol County have acquired more than $3 million in surplus equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ex-corrections officer arraigned in fatal Swansea shooting
Timothy R. Levesque says he shot Melissa J. White in self-defense when White lunged at him with a crowbar early Sunday morning on Ocean Grove Avenue in Swansea, attorneys said.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Man charged in Swansea murder
A 23-year-old Swansea woman was shot dead just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Ocean Grove Avenue, authorities said.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fairhaven Village has survived in spite of big boxes on Route 6
"The Village" business district along Main Street and around the corner from Town Hall in Fairhaven has found its own way to survive though dwarfed by the bustling modern business district of big-box shopping and chain fast food businesses on nearby Route 6. The owner of the Wah May Restaurant at 51 Main St. has been part of the Village district ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Apollo Safety joins forces with Fall River Chamber to help veterans find work;
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS The joint effort, called "Commitment to Valor-Jobs for Heroes", challenges to Fall River area business owners to commit to interviewing/hiring two or more veterans by the end of 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
'Seussical' comes to Swansea
PHOTOS BY BILL HALL/FALL RIVER SPIRIT Playing monkeys and birds for the 'Seussical' at the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea are, front to back at left, Jordan Larrivee of Somerset, Shaun Schwanzerbach of Swansea, Ian Sigman of Fall River and Rob Gracia of Tiverton, RI.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Resident questions officials' approach to taxes
Resident Thomas McDonald asked the selectmen last week how long they were going to stay with an approach of keeping the taxes of commercial property owners down while residential property owners see tax increases.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
First case of EEE in a mammal detected in Freetown
State health officials on Thursday detected the first case in Massachusetts of EEE in a mammal - a deer in Freetown.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The pastor of the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea has credited her extended family in helping her battle with cancer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Daniel R Thibeault
A 31-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested yesterday after authorities said they tracked him driving a stolen motorcycle upwards of 185 mph on Interstate 93 in Canterbury.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Wed Aug 06, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Massachusetts man hit by car on highway dies
Massachusetts State Police say a 32-year-old man has died after being struck on a highway by a car driven by a Rhode Island resident.
Pedstrian struck in overnight highway accident
State Police are investigating an overnight accident in which a pedestrian was hit.
Online Only: Chief expects to provide more mutual aid
With the recent layoffs of firefighters in neighboring Fall River, Somerset Police Chief Scott Jepson said he does anticipate more than the usual number of mutual aid calls from the city.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Water District tax exemption requested in Swansea
The Board of Water Commissioners decided on Monday to continue a public hearing on the request of a Hilton Lane resident that his property be exempt from the Water District's tax.