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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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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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SouthCoastToday.com

Burt Wood BEATS Show Choir to begin meeting Sept. 10

The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts is preparing to register students for the Burt Wood BEATS show choir.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

SouthCoast spared brunt of latest storm

Unlike the Independence Day deluge that drowned some parts of the region with up to 8 inches of rain, the latest weather-maker was no big deal.

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WWLP

Taunton man stabbed friend 12 times

A Taunton man was taken into custody after police said he stabbed his friend 12 times during an altercation in the city.

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MassLive.com

Western Massachusetts sees rainfall totals of 2 to 5 inches from storm

SPRINGFIELD - The storm that rolled through Western Massachusetts Wednesday dumped more than 2 inches of rain in places and up to 5 inches in others, while causing widespread street flooding throughout the region.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

Construction Company Owner Sentenced For Fraud Conspiracy

A former construction company owner was sentenced last week for conspiring to defraud the government in connection with the renovation of the John W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse in Boston.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Man gets 2 more years for having makeshift weapon

A Massachusetts man previously sentenced to nearly 22 years on federal drug and gun charges has gotten two additional years for possessing a makeshift weapon.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cold-fueled storm leaves trail of hail, flooding

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and hail barreled through Cape Cod Thursday afternoon and evening causing some flooding and power outages in the region, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton.

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