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  1. Women arrested for pulling fire alarm, running across Route 18 in New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 |

    NEW BEDFORD - Two women were arrested Tuesday afternoon when they caused a disturbance after one pulled a fire alarm at the Women's Addiction Treatment Center and they ran across Route 18, police said.  Officers responded about 1:25 p.m. to the treatment center at 108 N. Front St. regarding a fire alarm that had been pulled, according to a spokeswoman for the New Bedford Police Department. Two women, including the one charged with pulling the fire alarm, ran in a westerly direction towards Acushnet Avenue. The women climbed a chain link fence and ran across Route 18, forcing motorists to swerve and stop to avoid an accident, she said.


  2. Four Middleboro High School students to attend Student Trooper programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 |

    MIDDLEBORO - Four Middleboro High School students will attend a week-long Student Trooper program staged at the Massachusetts State Police Academy in New Braintree. The students who will attend the highly-disciplined event have displayed an interest in police work and law enforcement.


  3. House debates contentious overhaul of Massachusetts pot lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 |

    The Massachusetts House debated a bill on Wednesday that would repeal and replace the recreational marijuana law approved by the state's voters in November. Critics who lashed out at the proposal accused lawmakers of ignoring the will of the electorate and taking a hostile approach to the legal cannabis industry.


  4. Massachusetts House rewriting pot bill with Monday targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 |

    After tepid support and a procedural snafu forced House leadership to pull the rewrite of the marijuana legalization law from consideration this week, the Marijuana Policy Committee is planning to release a redrafted version of the legislation Monday. Rep. Mark Cusack said he and his staff have been working around the clock to rectify issues with the bill the committee released Wednesday and that the committee has scheduled an executive session for noon Monday to vote on a new bill.


  5. Acushnet music students shine at SEMSBA festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    Acushnet was well represented at the annual SEMSBA music festival. The event, sponsored by the Southeastern Massachusetts School Bandmasters Association, was held in Braintree and four young musicians from Ford Middle School took part.


  6. Arnaldo Monteiro, 66Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    Born in St. Vincente, Cape Verde, he was raised in Dakar, Senegal, he lived in New Bedford most of his life. Survivors include his wife; 2 sons, Orlando "Lannie" Monteiro of Providence and Arnaldo "Nuni" Monteiro Nieives of New Bedford; 4 daughters, Patricia Maysonet and her husband Sabe and Michelle Soto and her husband Alban, all of Florida, Leanne Monteiro and her companion Brian Maldonado and Rudi Fonseca, all of New Bedford; a step-daughter, Mary-Beth Costa and her husband John of Braintree; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


  7. Woman who was foster mother to more than 70 children diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 |

    The Boston Globe reports that 82-year-old Miriam Gannon died of lymphoma at her Braintree home Friday. The Clancy-Lucid Funeral home in Weymouth confirmed the death.


  8. Marijuana committee rolls out hearing scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 |

    The treasurer, state gaming commission chairman, legalization advocates, and representatives from the attorney general's office and a handful of state agencies have been invited to testify Monday, March 20, at the first hearing of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy.  Massachusetts voters in November approved a marijuana legalization law and it became legal for adults to possess, use and gift marijuana in December.


  9. April viewed for groundbreaking on massive Freetown marijuana facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 |

    A massive marijuana facility, one that could be among the largest in the country, is set to break ground next month. Americann of Denver plans to build a marijuana grow house and processing facility on Campanelli Drive.


  10. Your View: We need South Coast Rail to get to Boston and the South ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 |

    The other morning, there was a fatal accident on Interstate 93 just south of Boston. Two lanes closed for accident study, and traffic backed up through Quincy and south though Braintree.


  11. Pot panel chairs will weigh changes against voter preferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 |

    Its membership is not finalized and no bills have been assigned to it, but the Committee on Marijuana Policy is aiming to hear from people around Massachusetts and produce a bill addressing aspects of the state's new marijuana law by the end of June, committee leaders said.  Massachusetts voters approved marijuana legalization at the ballot in November, but the Legislature delayed implementation of most of the bill by six months.


  12. President may have been in Doyle's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 |

    Karen Doyle found out last spring that a former United States president may have once been in her home on Brayton Avenue. Doyle said a consultant doing research on her home for an application for the National Register of Historic Places said John Adams may have once visited the home.


  13. President may have been in Doyle's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 |

    Karen Doyle found out last spring that a former United States president may have once been in her home on Brayton Avenue. Doyle said a consultant doing research on her home for an application for the National Register of Historic Places said John Adams may have once visited the home.


  14. Arrest made after shots fired at Braintree mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 |

    Police say a man has been arrested after a confrontation between rival gang members led to shots being fired at a shopping mall south of Boston. No injuries were reported but the Friday evening incident created a chaotic scene at South Shore Plaza in Braintree with terrified shoppers running for safety and a SWAT team descending on the scene.


  15. Instant tickets slumping, Mass. lottery sales flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 |

    As cash becomes a rarer means of making purchases and more sales move online, the Massachusetts Lottery has struggled in its core money-making areas, undergirding officials' case for legalizing online games.  "If we don't do something, it's going to get critical," Anthony Salvidio, a member of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, said after a presentation on the long-term trends Tuesday.  Instant tickets - which Lottery Commission Executive Director Michael Sweeney described as a "core driver"  - are down $29.8 million in fiscal 2017 through Oct. 29 compared to a year earlier. Sweeney told the News Service instant tickets could be down 2 percent this year "if not more."


  16. Buddy's Best The Legends: No. 51 Frank Nightingale, who led New Bedford hoops to the 1961 titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 |

    The 1960-61 season didn't start very well for New Bedford High School's boys basketball team. Two losses in the first three games and a 2-3 record at the quarter-point of the regular season didn't exactly inspire optimism in those who had hoped for better results.


  17. Million dollar ticket bought at Somerset storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 |

    The Indian Spring Revocable Trust of Somerset has claimed a $1 million Powerball prize after matching the first five winning numbers in the multi-state game's drawing held on Saturday, Aug. 20, when the jackpot was $112.6 million. The Trust, represented by attorney John C. Farrissey, whose office is at 942 County St. in Somerset, claimed its $1 million prize at the Massachusetts State Lottery's Braintree headquarters on Tuesday, Sept.


  18. Mass. authorities urge caution, not fear, as NY bombing investigation unfoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    While intelligence officers have found no Massachusetts links to the weekend's bombings in New York and New Jersey, law enforcement personnel are on alert for suspicious activity and plan to increase security for Thursday's Patriots game. The MBTA's Braintree Station was briefly shut down Monday morning after a police officer responded to a report of an unattended bag.


  19. Drug cases dismissed after probe into police evidence theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 |

    Six drug cases have been dismissed this week and hundreds more are being reviewed following an investigation into drugs, money and guns missing from a Massachusetts police department's evidence room. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said Wednesday that prosecutors in his office are reviewing between 200 and 400 criminal drug cases as a result of an audit to determine the scope of problems related to the Braintree police evidence room.


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