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Taunton, Massachusetts is located in Bristol County. Zip codes in Taunton, MA include 02783, 02780, and 02718. The median home price in Taunton is $234,900 which is roughly $147/per square foot. More Taunton information.

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Two compete for County Commissioner slot

Taunton Planning Board Chairman Dan Dermody is competing for the open county commissioner seat against former New Bedford City Councilor John Saunders in the Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

No Planned Medical Marijuana Dispensaries For Four Mass. Counties

Almost two years after Massachusetts voters passed a medical marijuana law, four counties still have no proposed marijuana dispensaries: Dukes, Nantucket, Berkshire and Hampden.

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Boston.com

Sharks, Sharks Everywhere: Large Shark Spotted in Taunton River

It feels like this summer has been full of shark sightings near the state's beaches, but the latest spotting hits a little closer to home: Nearly 10 miles inland in the Taunton River.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Local cultural councils receive more than $90,000 in grants

Nine area cultural organizations and councils have been approved state grants, according to a press release from Sen. Marc R. Pacheco .

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Boston Herald

Photo Gallery

Market Basket workers Cheryl Fay and Kerry Kawalski embrace after hearing the news that Market Basket was sold to Arthur T. Demoulas.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed beagle

By Alana Cerrone Acerrone@abc6.com Raynham Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for a hit-and-run accident that killed a 2-year-old dog.

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The Martha's Vineyard Times

Edgartown officials say stay out of the surf today

A surf warning is in effect for Thursday. Dangerous conditions are expected along the south shore.

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Boston.com

Delahunt sues over marijuana rejection

Former US representative William Delahunt is asking a court to force state regulators to give him coveted licenses to run medical marijuana dispensaries in Dennis, Masphee, and Taunton.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Shrewsbury selectmen vote 'no opposition' to medical marijuana grower

The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday night to send a letter of "non-opposition" to the state Department of Public Health regarding an effort to build a medical marijuana cultivation facility in town.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Summer of 2014 Could Be First in a Decade Without a Heatwave

The summer of 2014 is shaping up to be the first time in a decade the Boston area will go without an official heatwave.

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The Raw Story

End the prohibition of heroin and other opiates, says former narcotics officer

A veteran law enforcement officer called for an end to the prohibition of heroin and other opiates in a Boston Globe column.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Packaging World

Can holds snack serving of hummus chips

New Tribe To Go offers a single serving of hummus and pita chips in a handy, portable composite can, created for consumers hungering for healthy, on-the-go snacks.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Chatham symposium to address mental health

Chatham police will hold a symposium Friday on how police and fire agencies can better deal with mental health issues.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Signs target Mashpee tribe's casino plan

Two signs have been put up in Cotuit, near the Mashpee line, that appear to be aimed at the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's plans to build a $500 million casino in Taunton.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

TheBostonChannel.com

Cindy's Monday morning Boston-area forecast

SEASON WHICH WE DON'T WANT. IT'S ALL ON HOLD FOR THE MOMENT BECAUSE YOU NEED TO STEP OUTSIDE THIS MORNING AND LOOK UP.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Taunton Man Killed In Crash On Route 44 In Raynham

A Taunton man was killed and two other people were injured in a two-car crash on Route 44 in Raynham Friday night.

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Cape Cod Times

Anti-casino canvassers in Bourne today

If you get a knock at your door today in Bourne, don't be surprised if it's someone urging you to vote for a ballot question seeking to ban casinos in Massachusetts.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Howard E. Ricketson

Howard E. Ricketson, 99, of New Bedford died Monday, August 11, 2014 at Sacred Heart Home.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Howard E. Ricketson

Howard E. Ricketson, 99, of New Bedford died Monday, August 11, 2014 at Sacred Heart Home.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Richard M. Lewis, 78

Richard M. Lewis, 78, of Lehigh Acres, FL passed away on Wed., Aug. 13, 2014. He was the owner and broker of Century 21 Lewis Realty Assoc.

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