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  1. School breakfast a la carteRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET – The nutrition program in the Acushnet Public Schools took a big step forward Feb. 1,with the first offerings from “grab and go” breakfast carts at Ford Middle School snatched up by hungry youngsters. About 20 children stopped at the breakfast carts in the school lobby and picked out a healthy meal from choices including muffins, fresh fruit, juice and milk.

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  2. Enrollment, preschool screenings availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Acushnet residents interested in enrolling a child in the preschool program please contact Special Education at 508-998-0258. Preschool screenings are held for children 2 ½ to 4 years of age.

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  3. Real Estate NewsmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to all their clients," said, David A. Pelletier, president of Pelletier Realty. Pat currently resides in Acushnet and can be reached at 508-965-5427 while Dee resides in East Freetown and can be reached at 508-965-6523. Monica Kavanaugh , Realtor at ...

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  4. New Colonial in heart of AcushnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Our Home of the Week is the perfect place to reinvigorate your life with a brand new home that is simple in style yet luxurious in comfort and convenience. Located on a quiet street in the heart of Acushnet, this modest, three-bedroom Colonial boasts modern amenities that one expects in today's home.

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  5. Downed lines canceled some Westport school buses; parents had to pick some students upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Some students had to be picked up by their parents Thursday afternoon after five Westport Community Schools buses were cancelled due to downed power lines on their routes. “We did have some downed wires in town and some students were kept at our extended day program until parents could pick them up,” said Superintendent of Schools She declined to say how many students were affected but said there were two students waiting to be picked up, according to the email sent at 4:55 p.m. Although New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven and Acushnet chose to take a snow day, Westport Community Schools remained open as the snow began to fall on Friday.

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  6. February events at Acushnet public libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The following events are planned for February at the new Acushnet Public Library at 232 Middle Road.

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  7. Patnaude's to close after 70 years of selling pets, supplies in New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... he said. He said he plans to spend more time in his retirement helping out at his church, St. Francis Xavier in Acushnet, and with other charitable endeavors. He also wants to “dabble in real estate'' and focus on apartments he owns in the ...

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  8. LNG opponents ask selectmen to join themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... new storage facilities, but “our money” will be used to build them. “This project is not about Acushnet in any way,” he added, saying there were more risks than benefits to the community. “Let's not do this for ...

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  9. Hawthorn Medical offering scholarships for students in health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Old Rochester Regional High School and Westport High School. Students must be a high school senior residing in Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, Marion, New Bedford, Rochester or Westport and be pursuing further ...

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  10. Koczera holds office hours in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    State Rep. Robert Koczera will hold office hours this month in New Bedford and Acushnet. Constituents of the 11th Bristol District should feel free to stop by to discuss their concerns with him and his staff.

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  11. Bits & PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Substantial hors d'oevres and cash bar. "Wine pull." $50. Call (508) 994-9625 ext. 22. Century House, Main Street, Acushnet. New Bedford Chess Club: Meets Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. in the Market Basket Food Court. Bring a set and a chess clock ...

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  12. Three foundations donate to the Lloyd Center's capital campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the earth,” according to a news release. Through the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Acushnet Foundation Fund committed $25,000 to be paid over the next five years in support of “efforts that safeguard the ...

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  13. Our View: LNG in Acushnet needs good information from allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Area residents opposed to the plan to build two massive Liquefied Natural Gas tanks on 250 acres not far from residential neighborhoods in both Acushnet and New Bedford have a tough battle ahead of them. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Acushnet's town counsel, has the authority to allow the project to proceed without regard for local or state concerns.

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  14. Marion town administrator taking medical leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... said town administrators from other communities including Mattapoisett's Michael Gagne, Dartmouth's David Cressman, Acushnet's Alan Coutinho, and Carver's Michael Milanoski had offered to make themselves available to assist Marion during his ...

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  15. Lloyd Center receives three grants for upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to “support plants and the earth." Through the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Acushnet Foundation Fund has committed $25,000 to be paid over the next five years in support of “efforts that safeguard the ...

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  16. New Bedford proposal for ads on public buildings stirs debate as city upgrades its tourism bannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... 30 larger banners along Route 18. Ashley said the Destination New Bedford banner program eventually could expand to Acushnet Avenue in the North End, Fort Taber in the South End and Buttonwood Park. It also could be part of a larger conversation in ...

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  17. Program seeks applicants for Wareham homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... household, $30,450 to $60,900. Applicants must live or work in Habitat for Humanity's service area (Dartmouth, Acushnet, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester and Wareham). They must also have a critical need for a decent ...

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  18. Jeannine Madeira, 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Jeannine Madeira, 67, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Beatrice Despres Sr. She was born in Acushnet and lived in this area all of her life.

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  19. Two injured in New Bedford crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Detective Capt. Steven Vicente, public information officer of the New Bedford Police Department, said a 1998 Jeep was traveling north on Acushnet Avenue about 5 p.m. when it swerved into oncoming traffic and in the southbound lane.

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  20. Acushnet Town Counsel: feds will have final say on LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | SouthCoastToday.com

    More than a hundred people turned out Monday in opposition to a large LNG facility off Peckham Road, only to hear the news that neither the town nor the state can stop the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from approving the project if it wants to. Town Counsel Jonathan Eichmann of the Boston law firm Kopelman and Paige told those gathered at the senior center, “The federal government has priority over local regulations.” For example, he said that the courts took just six days to throw a lawsuit out of court over another pipeline in Dedham.

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