44 min ago
New Bedford police conduct crisis response scenario with school bus company
The explosion rocked the parking lot with sound and noise, setting off a car alarm and - police hoped - distracting the two suspects inside the school bus.
4 hrs ago
Westport native announces release of new novel, The Rockin' Chair
Southeastern Massachusetts author Steven Manchester, a Westport native, is proud to announce the release of his long-anticipated novel, The Rockin' Chair, an emotional story that is guaranteed to make readers reach for the tissue box.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Rain delays summer veggies, floods farms
Heavy rains have put a damper on summer crops and gardens this year and growers are struggling with stunted growth and flooded fields.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
A few pranks, lots of thanks at Westport graduation
"Go build a better tomorrow," Superintendent Carlos Colley read aloud from his address to the Class of 2013.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
High fidelity: Digital tech provides affordable way to make records
Earlier this year, rock musician and filmmaker Dave Grohl released "Sound City," a critically acclaimed documentary which chronicles the rise and fall of analog tape recording in music.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Towns concerned with rising water level at Long Pond
With several docks under water after the recent rains, residents living along the shores of Long Pond are fearful of the rising waters and a repeat of the extensive flooding that occurred in 2010.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Unitarian Memorial Church, 102 Green St., Fairhaven. Yard Sale: Presented by Boy Scout Troop 26 of Lakeville, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15. Old Lakeville Town Hall, 2 Precinct St., Lakeville.
Homeless to Hero: Family says adopted dog saved their lives
A Westport Massachusetts mom is crediting her adopted dog with saving her family's life.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Elder abuse conference is Thursday in Westport
Bristol Elder Services Inc. has received more than 2,000 elder abuse reports since last July and officials say they want to bring public attention to the problem.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Holden rector named to bishop's staff
The Rev. Richard M. Simpson, a longtime rector at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Holden, has been named a canon to the ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Diman photo students show off their best work at Narrows
The Narrows Center for the Arts has hosted many nationally and internationally known artists in their front gallery, from Richie Havens to Anthony Quinn.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Dartmouth Farmer's Market opens 8th season on Friday
There will be plenty of salad greens, kale, chard, mustard greens, arugula, vegetable plants, and herbs available this Friday between 1 and 6 p.m. at the Dartmouth Farmer's Market, located at St. Peter's Church on Rex Field at 351 Elm Street in Padanaram Village in South Dartmouth.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Where are the barn swallows? Mass Audubon wants residents to help find out
The Mass Audubon Society is asking for residents' assistance in spotting barn swallows to help the society gain greater understanding of the birds.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Westport Town Farm wins state historic preservation award
The Westport Town Farm has received a state historic preservation award after major restoration efforts replaced the aging farmhouse's crumbling basement walls and stairs and fixed other structural issues.
Thu May 30, 2013
Corky Row neighborhood remembers two of its own
Members of the Corky Row Club gathered on the eve of Memorial Day to remember two neighborhood men who died in combat during World War II and to honor all veterans who proudly served their country in conflicts across the globe.
The heat goes on in SouthCoast
Starting today and continuing through much of the weekend, temperatures will climb into the 80s in SouthCoast, with some inland towns reaching or topping 90 degrees, the National Weather Service said.
Nantucket-based novel was in the 'Stars'
Upcoming appearances include: 9:45 a.m. June 4, Buttonwood Books, Cohasset; 7 p.m. June 6, Books on the Square, Providence; 7 p.m. June 20, The Concord Bookshop; Nantucket Book Festival, June 20-23; and 4:30 p.m. July 25, Partners Village Store in Westport.
Wed May 29, 2013
Shattuck Gallery mounts Antonsen show
Courtesy of the artist "Nocturama: Lasse Antonsen" at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport includes "Magic Lantern: Natural History: Scheuchzeris Dream," an inkjet on watercolor paper photograph from 2013.
Selectmen fill COA vacancies
Looking to fill vacancies on the Council on Aging board and the building inspector position, Selectmen interviewed several applicants for the posts at their last meeting.