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  1. New Bedford murder suspect ordered held without bail, after...Read the original story

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... system, at 1:37 a.m. on Aug. 2, Sylvia's body was found lying across from the vehicle at Blackmer Street and Acushnet Avenue, he said. Sylvia was shot once in the face and his pants pockets were turned inside out in an apparent robbery. Business and ...

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  2. Second man charged in New Bedford murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SouthCoastToday.com

    He was arraigned Aug. 14 and ordered held without bail.  The city's Shot Spotter gun shot detection system notified police of shots fired near the intersection of Acushnet Avenue and Blackmer Street around 1:37 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2. When first responders arrived in the area minutes later, they found the victim, identified as Sylvia, 24, lying dead in the street at the intersection.

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  3. New Bedford man arrested on suspicion of North End theft, break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Vicente said. A backpack leaf blower and a weed whacker were stolen Thursday from a driveway in the 2000 block of Acushnet Avenue, near Brooklawn Park in the North End, Vicente said. Sunshine Coffee & Donuts, at 535 Belleville Ave. in the North End, ...

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  4. Ruth D. Ashley, at 67,a New Bedford resident,a a registered nurseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Boston Herald

    ... nurse, died Friday at her home after a brief illness. She was 67. Born in New Bedford, Ms. Ashley had lived in the Acushnet and New Bedford area for most of her life. Ms. Ashley is survived by two sons, Marc P. Vercellone of Wareham and David A. ...

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  5. Pin Tales: Dinner prediction turns true with 300 game for Acushnet's Isaac LaplanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Isaac Laplante, 19, of Acushnet, started the Junior Handicap Doubles summer league at Wonder Bowl three weeks late last May. “I hadn't bowled in league play since last May ,” the right-handed bowler said. “When I was on semester break last winter, I only bowled a couple of practice games.” Just prior to bowling league that night, three weeks into the summer league, Laplante and his best friend, Tyler Perry, went to dinner.

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  6. Ruth D. Ashley, 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Ruth D. Ashley, 67, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, Friday, August 28, 2015 after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Elton A. and Susan H. Ashley, she had lived in the Acushnet/New Bedford area for most of her life.

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  7. Adelaide Soares, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Mother of John Amaral of New Bedford, James Amaral of Dartmouth, Joseph Soares of Fairhaven, Sherry Morrison of Florida, and Frances Sousa of Acushnet.

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  8. Evelyn Travers, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Evelyn Travers, 87, of Acushnet, passed away on Friday, August 28, 205 at home. She was the wife of the late August L. Travers.

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  9. COA suggests higher pay for new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET – With the town preparing to hire a new Council on Aging director, several members of the council came before selectmen Aug. 24 to ask them to consider making the position a full-time job with increased pay. Council on Aging board members have been interviewing candidates to replace recently departed COA director Heather Sylvia, who was hired as director of the Dartmouth Council on Aging.

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  10. Commitment to caringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in the U.S. military. The office, the paperwork, the people and places of Westport - these are all new to the Acushnet native who grew up in New Bedford and eventually moved back to his hometown. But Fish has been tuned into the needs of veterans ...

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  11. LNG coalition intends to weigh in on Acushnet Eversource proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... cost the region $5.4 billion by the end of the decade. Both of these groups are backing projects such as the one in Acushnet to increase the region's capacity to weather sharp spikes in energy demand that push up prices and hurt the economy.

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  12. New Bedford man injured in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD - A 55-year-old New Bedford man was injured early Friday in a motorcycle crash in the area of Acushnet Avenue and Forbes Street, police said. Detective Capt.

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  13. Rep. Koczera holding local office hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    He will be at the Acushnet Council on Aging, Friday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.; and at the New Bedford Public Library, Saturday, Sept.

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  14. Muriel D. Sargent, 88, of New Bedford, homemakerRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston Herald

    Muriel D. Sargent of New Bedford, a homemaker, died Monday at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was 88. Wife of the late William E., Mrs. Sargent is survived by three sons, William E. Jr. and James B., both of New Bedford, and Ralph R. of Brockton; three daughters, Peggy A. Deterra of New Bedford, Diane Braley of Acushnet, and Jane J. DeRego of Fairhaven; a sister, Mercedes Palmer of Fairhaven; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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  15. Selectmen decide sewer problems take priority in AcushnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... with the town. But sentiment recently changed. The family now says it would prefer to cooperate with Acushnet instead of selling the property to developers, Harris said. Though the ambitious water initiative is placed aside for now, ...

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  16. SouthCoast Recreational CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pants, hockey shin guards, hockey skates, hockey stick. There is some equipment to borrow, but this is limited. ACUSHNET YOUTH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE: First annual A.Y.A.A. (Acushnet Youth Athletic Association Basketball League) Golf ...

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  17. Your View: Franco-American singer brings Quebec to SouthCoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Francophiles from all over SouthCoast, I attended the ACA Fete St.Jean-Baptiste banquet at the Century House in Acushnet on June 28. Attendees indulged in a scrumptious meal of traditional French meat pie and tasty pea soup before President Patnaude ...

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  18. Acushnet selectmen will schedule meeting with public and LNG plant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET – Selectmen announced Monday night they will convene a meeting after Labor Day in which townspeople with concerns about the EverSource plan to construct two liquefied natural gas storage tanks that will be much larger than the present two tanks can $500 million proposal. Selectmen emphasized the town and EverSource are still in the “early phase” of review and ultimately a regulatory process in which residents can participate.

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  19. Water and sewer issues fill selectmen's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET – The final figures for municipal utilities operations in Fiscal Year 2015 were reported by Town Administrator Alan Coutinho at the Aug. 10 Board of Selectmen's meeting, with distribution figures indicating sales are up for the water department, and collection data showing sewer system usage also increasing. Projected revenues for the water department were $1.45 million, and actual billings were $1.55 million for the year, Coutinho indicated.

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  20. New Bedford Election 2015: What are the key issues? A selection of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... more arts and culture efforts downtown and in residential neighborhoods.  Blake cited revitalization work on Acushnet Avenue in the North End, but said that idea could extend south, too.  “I'd like to see something going on along ... 1 comment

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