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  1. Big trucks big worry for Freetown Stop & Shop neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    For many residents who live near its massive 1.3 million square foot distribution center in Assonet, Stop & Shop is not a good neighbor. Last Monday night, a group of local residents presented their growing concern that trucks using Exit 9 off Route 24 to access the Stop & Shop distribution facility are a growing nuisance, and a safety threat, to their neighborhood.

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  2. Wilfred M. Canto, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Wilfred M. Canto, 78, of Fall River, formerly of Assonet, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Brookdale of Dartmouth Village. He was the husband of fifty-eight years to Patricia A. Canto.

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  3. Darleen S. Hall, 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... three sons Todd Hicks of Quincy, John Hicks and his wife Cynthia of Wareham and Stephen Hicks and his wife Nia of Assonet; two sisters, Rita Vipon and her husband Robert and Genevieve Florent and her husband Bruce all of New Bedford; grandchildren, ...

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  4. Swansea Town Hall feasibility bid receivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Bids were received from Leib Architects of Lynnfield, Compass Group Architecture of Assonet, Donham & Sweeny of Boston, Di Martinisi & Wolfe of Boston, Turowski 2 Architects of Marion and William Starck Architects of Fall River. The deadline for companies to submit proposals for the requests for qualifications was 11 a.m. last Friday.

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  5. Cultural council seeks funding proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... public.aspx . Paper grant applications will be available at the Freetown Town Hall, 3 N. Main St., Assonet. Resident surveys, that will be used by the council to ensure the funding decisions meet the needs and priorities of residents, will be ...

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  6. Daniel Mello Bizarro, 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Bedford. His Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, August 11, at 10am at St. Bernard's Church, 32 South Main Street, Assonet. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200SE 1st Street, ...

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  7. Freetown, Massachusetts, stalls petition against recyclerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Recycling Today

    The Taunton Daily Gazette reports that the Freetown Board of Appeals voted Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Freetown Elementary School, to delay action on a petition to block a recycling facility in Assonet. The town's building inspector permitted Dartmouth-based Excel Recycling LLC to build the facility without special requirements.

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  8. Neighbors turn out in force to challenge Freetown scrap metal operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Facing a crowd of about 100 people, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously decided Wednesday night to delay action until Aug. 31 on a petition to block a commercial recycling facility in Assonet. Neighbors of the proposed operation, asked that the appeals board stop Westport-based Excel Recycling, LLC, the property owner, from running a scrap medal shredder at 17 Ridge Hill Road without a special permit from the Planning Board.

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  9. Pin Tales: Backyard lane another 'game' for DeTerra familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | SouthCoastToday.com

    On two and a half acres of land in the woods of Assonet behind Jim and Nicole DeTerra's home is a playground for their family. Nestled in the forest that is the family's back yard, among a full-size ice skating rink, trampoline, zip line, water slide and numerous other attractions, is a 20-foot long bowling lane that Jim built.

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  10. The Closing of the American MindRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 | The Washington Monthly

    ... firefighter has been removed from the force after the fire chief was alerted to a racist comment he made about an Assonet house, owned by a black family, where a house party drew more than 1,000 guests earlier this month. "I can see the next fire ...

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  11. MuseumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... February in the Grimshaw Meeting Room. Mondays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weather permitting. (508) 644-5310. 1 Slab Bridge Road, Assonet. The Marion Natural History Museum: Opening Saturdays from July 9 - 30 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Along with an impressive lego ...

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  12. MA Firefighter Fired After Racial Facebook CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    July 01--FREETOWN -- A Freetown call firefighter has been removed from the force after the fire chief was alerted to a racist comment he made about an Assonet house, owned by a black family, where a house party drew more than 1,000 guests earlier this month. "I can see the next fire call will be this house on fire and I'll make sure I can't find the hydrant lol," Kyle Grenier, a volunteer, paid-by-call firefighter for the Freetown Fire Department for the past five years, posted in a June 22 Facebook conversation.

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  13. Freetown Firefighter terminated after racist Facebook rant about Assonet house partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A Freetown call firefighter has been removed from the force after the fire chief was alerted to a racist rant he made about an Assonet house, owned by a black family, where a house party drew more than 1,000 guests earlier this month. "I can see the next fire call will be this house on fire and I'll make sure I can't find the hydrant lol," Kyle Grenier, a volunteer, paid-by-call firefighter for the Freetown Fire Department for the past five years, posted in a June 22 Facebook conversation.

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  14. Longtime emergency responder to be honored during July 4th paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Part of the reason for recognizing Roberts is because, whenever there's been an emergency in East Freetown and Assonet for over the last four decades, he's frequently been one of the first responders on the scene. Roberts started fighting fires at ...

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  15. Bottlenose dolphin rescued from Massachusetts river diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WWSB

    Wildlife officials announced Monday that they were unable to stabilize the dolphin, which was swimming in circles in the Assonet River in Freetown on Saturday. A spokeswoman for the International Fund for Animal Welfare says the dolphin died about 15 minutes after being rescued.

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  16. Dolphin rescued from Assonet River diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WWLP

    Wildlife officials announced Monday that they were unable to stabilize the dolphin, which was swimming in circles in the Assonet River in Freetown on Saturday. A spokeswoman for the International Fund for Animal Welfare says the dolphin died about 15 minutes after being rescued.

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  17. “It never should have happened" said residents, officials upset about massive Freetown partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    What if my child was hit by a speeding car? What if my 85-year-old mother needed an ambulance? What if the crowd had erupted into violence? Upset residents had plenty of “what if”s for police and town leaders at a Board of Selectmen meeting Monday discussing an out-of-control house party June 18 that drew an estimated 1,000 guests to a quiet Assonet neighborhood. “Our entire neighborhood was a parking lot,” said Craig Veira, a Leonard Avenue resident who said his wife came home at 10:30 p.m.and couldn't safely pull the minivan into their driveway.

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  18. Freetown party host has pending OUI case from DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Assonet woman who hosted a house party this month that drew about 1,000 guests and paralyzed her neighborhood with traffic was arrested six months ago and charged with drunken driving, according to records in Taunton District Court. Ashley Lochard, 25, of 18 Leonard Ave., Freetown, ws released on personal recognizance with a warning that her bail could be revoked if she were arrested again, according to court documents.

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  19. Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WTNH

    Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts river after getting stuck in the mud in a cove. Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped the dolphin out of the Assonet River on Saturday.

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  20. Dolphin Stuck In Mud Rescued In RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts river after getting stuck in the mud in a cove. Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped the dolphin out of the Assonet River on Saturday.

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