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Winery partners enjoy fruit of their labors
Running Brook Vineyard and Winery has been growing grapes since 1998 and making wine since 2005, and everyone knows these things only get better with age.
Bishop to bestow Pope St. Pius X Youth Awards
Fifty-nine young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will receive the Pope St.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bike ride to benefit Westport River watershed
On June 8, the Westport River Watershed Alliance is sponsoring a bike tour of the Westport River watershed to show off the natural beauty of the area and to impart some knowledge about it.
Community Advocate Newspaper
Richard Quitadamo, 55
On May 27, 1957, Richard was born to Virginia Quitadamo and the late Ralph Quitadamo.
Luciano V. Flor, 92
Luciano V. Flor, "Lucky," age 92, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends after a period of declining health.
Mon May 13, 2013
AGUIAR: of New Bedford, Sunday, May 12, 2013, Fernando F., 76. Husband of Maria Odelta Aguiar.
UMD grads leave college older, definitely wiser
Carnations handed out for Mother's Day and "UMass Dartmouth Strong" buttons dotted the campus Sunday morning as 1,369 undergraduates geared up to received their first degree.
Sun May 12, 2013
Community reaches out to family whose Westport home was destroyed by fire
Deborah Novo was at her Westport home on the afternoon of April 30 when suddenly she "heard the most blood-curdling screaming." Novo said she realized it was coming from the home of her Meadowbrook Lane neighbors, Ana and Rob Habib and their children Caitlyn, 15, and Cory, 20.
Paul J. Berube
A member of Durfee High School, Class of 1981, he was employed by Bradley's, Hyannis and T.J. Max, Dartmouth.
Daniel F. Vieira
An accomplished musician, martial arts enthusiast and teacher, Daniel was a loving son, brother, nephew and friend.
Sat May 11, 2013
With policymakers demanding action, early childhood educators look for funding
Advocates of early childhood education in Massachusetts cheered earlier this year when both President Barack Obama and Gov.
Fri May 10, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Avoiding toxins can cut cancer
Dear EarthTalk: I know that some of us are genetically predisposed to get cancer, but what are some ways we can avoid known environmental triggers for it? - B. Northrup, Westport, Mass.
Thu May 09, 2013
Marilyn M. Cobb
Marilyn M. Cobb, 82, of Westport, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Brandon Woods of New Bedford.
Two Westport men charged in Dartmouth break
Two Westport men were arrested early Tuesday for attempting to break into a safe at a Dartmouth tanning salon, police said.
Bourne Beach Memorial Day Festival: At Weary Travelers Club, May 25-26. Large indoor and outdoor fair.
Wed May 08, 2013
Southern comedy wraps YTI season
Eight area actors will perform "The Hallelujah Girls," a zany comic production that caps Your Theatre Inc.'s 66th season.
Tue May 07, 2013
Jillian Road home damaged in Westport fire
A neighbor walking his dog spotted a fire at a home on 89 Jillian Way and reported it to firefighters at 8:39 a.m. today, fire officials said in a news release.
Sun May 05, 2013
Hartnett takes helm as Westport planner
After a lengthy stint working in Fall River's Planning Department, the Westport native was named April 1 to fill his hometown's vacant town planner position at an annual salary of $66,000. Hartnett previously spent 23 years in Fall River's Planning department, including 15 years as planner.
Sat May 04, 2013
In retirement, she's barking up a new tree
After 35 years as a reading and writing specialist at public schools in Dartmouth, Marcia Albert retired.
Braitmayer Foundation awards $35,000 grant to Lloyd Center climate program
The Lloyd Center for the Environment has received a $35,000 grant from the Braitmayer Foundation in support of the center's Climate Science Learning Project.