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  1. Fur, Fins and Feathers: Well-trained bullmastiff a joy to ownRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... is a joy to own and a loyal, loving family companion. Zoe, a 3-year-old bullmastiff owned by Christina Simmons of Acushnet, recently enthralled visitors to the Acushnet Farmers Market's Dog Day at the Bog . The gentle canine delighted young children ...

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  2. Emotional farewell to Ottiwell School, much more than a buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... look at the central courtyard, a unique feature. David Lira, 76, said he liked it so much that he built a house in Acushnet mimicking it. He and his sister Dolores Fiano, 83, said they lived up the street and walked to Ottiwell. They could even see ...

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  3. Major Section 2 Tournament: Shrewsbury American falls to Fairhaven in final, 8-6Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fairhaven-Acushnet's Brady Becotte drilled a two-run homer to right-center in the bottom of the fifth to provide needed insurance against a never-say-quit Shrewsbury American All-Star offense that came up just short in an 8-6 loss Saturday night in a Little League Major Section 2 final at Dean Park. With the win, Fairhaven will continue on to the state tournament, while Shrewsbury closes out a successful 10-1 run deep into the playoffs.

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  4. Open Season: J and S Guns in Acushnet reports doing $50,000 in...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... a stir among the shooting fraternity that gun shops were booming with business. John Lienard of J and S Guns in Acushnet said they did $50,000 worth of business on Wednesday after the news of the ban hit. “We started at 10 a.m. and didn't get ...

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  5. Q&A: Acushnet Country Whip owner/president talks shopRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Summertime is the time for seeking out ice cream at the end of a hot day, a New England tradition with a tight grip on the SouthCoast, especially in Acushnet with its history of dairy farms. For the past two years it has been owned by 13-year manager Amanda McQuillan and her parents, Robert Pierce Jr. and Patricia Pierce.

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  6. Richard R. Vanasse, 70Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Richard R. Vanasse, 70, of New Bedford passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 in Tobey Hospital after a long illness. Born in Acushnet, a son of the late Raymond and Viola Vanasse he was a lifelong area resident.

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  7. Margaret C. Cunha, 98Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Born in Graciosa, Azores, the daughter of the late Luis S. and Evelyn Coelho, she lived in New Bedford and Acushnet most of her life before moving to Brookdale Assisted Living. Mrs. Cunha was formerly employed as a legal secretary with Atty.

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  8. Leo L. Sylvia, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Grant of Providence, RI, Kim Sylvia of VT and Katherine Gladu of TN; four step daughters, Patricia Saladino of Acushnet, Debra and Kim Saladino both of Fairhaven and Gail Branco of Fairhaven; a stepson, Donald Sylvia of NY; a twin brother, Lionel ...

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  9. Business Newsmaker: New Bedford Area Receives $180,000 Funding to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... High Liner and Symmetry employees are encouraged to contact the GNB CC at 508-979-1616 or visit the GNB CC at 618 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford for priority intake. The WIB sets policy for workforce development programs in the ten-community region ...

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  10. Business Newsmaker: Awards and Officers announced at WIB's Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... next four years. The WIB was also pleased to welcome six new members: Celia Brito, Celia's Boutique; Bill Clark, Acushnet Rubber Company dba Precix®; Haskell Kennedy III, Kennedy Appraisers Inc.; David R. Martin, Heat Transfer Products, Inc. ...

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  11. Acushnet will choose from 36 applications for new town administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    The open town administrator position has drawn 36 applications, according to the Town Administrator Search Committee at its meeting July 18. According to the professional consultant helping Acushnet with the screening process, they will begin interviewing finalists within the next two weeks. Longtime Town Administrator Alan Coutinho officially retired on June 30, the end of the last fiscal year, after 19 years in the position.

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  12. Essay sparks new Whitfield-Manjiro connection in FairhavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Kiyoshi Ueno, president of the John Mung-Whitfield Society. (John Mung is Manjiro). The work of Grace, an Acushnet resident, stood out, Rooney said. "The quality of her submission and her interview with the review committee led to her selection as ...

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  13. Majors Section 2 Tournament: Shrewsbury pounds way to championship game, 12-0, past Bridge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... home half of the first inning. With the win, Shrewsbury (3-0) locks up the top seed and will host either Fairhaven/Acushnet or Milton in the Section 2 title game, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Dean Park. The winner of that game advances to the State ...

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  14. New Bedford streets lined with classic cars, throwback tunes for '50s NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... event is celebrated as a time for classic car buffs to gather and show off their toys - old and new. Bob Hall of Acushnet said he has been coming to '50s Night for about a dozen years as he stood by his blue Studebaker that he acquired just two ...

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  15. Amazon wants to hire 500 at new Fall River warehouse; applications open online FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... and safety levels are among the best she has seen, said Sharon Martin, business service representative at the Acushnet Avenue career center. “It's a big name, very exciting, and a great opportunity for people to join a very good ...

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  16. A Manager's Tale: For first-time Fairhaven-Acushnet Little League coach, winning came from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... baseball team was special in a way that nothing else was. And we watched, each surely reflecting on our Fairhaven Acushnet Little League season in our own way - but together, as we had been since he first picked up a bat as a 5-year-old. I told Ben ...

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  17. New Bedford convenience store robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A man, claiming to have a weapon, robbed the 7-ELEVEN convenience store at 1499 Acushnet Ave. Wednesday night, police said. The suspect walked into the North End store about 8:55 p.m., approached the clerk, stated he had "a weapon" and demanded cash from the register, according to Lt.

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  18. Town administrator post draws 36 applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The open town administrator position has drawn 36 applications, according to the Town Administrator Search Committee at its meeting July 18. According to the professional consultant helping Acushnet with the screening process, they will begin interviewing finalists within the next two weeks. Longtime Town Administrator Alan Coutinho officially retired on July 30, the end of the last fiscal year, after 19 years in the position.

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  19. The changing face of agriculture in AcushnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET – Home to dozens of dairy farms just a few generations ago, Acushnet no longer has any herds of cows grazing in its remaining pasture lands and open fields. Even White's Farm Dairy, the last of the many milk producers once located here, no longer maintains its own herds these days.

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  20. Lions plan free fall festival for SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... do this a lot, for instance, the Mattapoisett Lions do the Harbor Days - that's just happening now - the Acushnet Lions do the Apple Peach Festival, which has gotten very, very popular, and so we've been looking for a while at what can we do for ...

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