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  1. Nurse, correction officers, attacked by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    BRIDGEWATER, M.A. A nurse and three correctional officers were assaulted by a patient at Bridgewater State Hospital on Tuesday, authorities say. According to the Massachusetts Department of Corrections spokesman Christopher Fallon, around 8:41 a.m., an unidentified patient charged a nurse from behind and punched her in the head.


  2. Patient attacks nurse, corrections officers at Bridgewater State HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

     A nurse and three corrections officers were injured by a patient at Bridgewater State Hospital on Tuesday.  The patient, who was not identified, charged a nurse from behind and punched her hard enough to knock her to the ground, according ...


  3. High School Roundup: Westport caps tremendous regular season with winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Eighth-grade guard Laura Mendell scored a tean-high 17 points to help Westport cap a tremendous regular season with a 39-33 non-conference win at home over Wareham on Wednesday, Senior co-captains Hailey Charest and Kara Figueiredo both had seven points for the Wildcats, who finished 19-1 overall and co-champions in the Mayflower Athletic Comprehensive Division with West Bridgewater. Westport stormed to a 21-12 halftime lead and never looked back, even with a couple of key players held out as a precaution.


  4. H.S. Roundup: Tired Westport falls in regular-season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 |

    Seeking to carry a three-game win streak into the state tournament, the Wildcats fell short of that in their regular-season finale on Saturday with a 69-58 loss at home to Holbrook. Westport needed to win two of its final three games to qualify for the postseason and knocked off Diman on Wednesday and West Bridgewater on Friday night in the tourney clincher before falling to the Bulldogs.


  5. Girls Basketball: Seniors step up late in Westport win over West BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 |

    Westport's two seniors took the lead Friday night as the young Wildcats came back in the final three minutes to top West Bridgewater 52-50 and take a major step toward a share of the Mayflower Athletic Conference Comprehensive Division title with the visiting Wildcats. Westport can clinch a piece of the coveted crown Saturday with a win over Holbrook, a team it beat in dominant fashion on Jan. 25. Figueiredo and senior Hailey Charest came through down the stretch with their aggressive play around the basket.


  6. Minors destroys competition for FPURead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... in the event. It was one of two top-20 performances for the Ravens on the day, as junior Emily Quinn (West Bridgewater, Mass.) added a 17th-place finish in the weight throw, with a heave of 15.56 meters. Farther back in the weight throw, senior ...


  7. James R. Morris, at 57, W. Bridgewater residentRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Boston Herald

    ... Braintree; a brother, Mark Days of Taunton; three sisters, Janice Troy of Savannah, Ga., Deborah Noyes of West Bridgewater and Sandra Haynes of Bridgewater; a stepmother, Delores "Dolly" of Brockton; two stepsisters, Theresa Sullivan of Fall River ...


  8. Raynham rapist once called - too dangerous to release'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Boston Herald

    ... a judge deemed Simmons too dangerous to release, so he was committed to the Massachusetts Treatment Center in Bridgewater, according to a spokesman for Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn. When a Suffolk Superior Court jury freed Simmons in ...


  9. Why knit a scarf? A mermaid tail is so much coolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Do-It-Yourself craft sites instead of one-offs from unfamiliar blogs or pages. In 2015, Colleen Gaudet of West Bridgewater decided to crochet mermaid tail blankets as part of a bedroom remodel for her twin daughters, who were turning 3 at the time. ...


  10. SouthCoast residents give legislators earful at Commonwealth Conversations forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    ... urging legislators to increase the minimum wage law so citizens don't choose between work and health.  Bridgewater State University President Fred Clark Jr. later substantiated the unequal, expanding financial wallops: “We have the ...


  11. Dartmouth gets first look at design for $13.6 M Tucker Road police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    ... The estimated price tag would be more than $13.6 million, according to Project Manager Richard Pomroy of East Bridgewater-based Pomroy Associates. Pomroy said the committee's next step is to hear feedback from residents and town officials, to put ...


  12. Looking Back: Building a Seven-Mile Canal in Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Construction Equipment Guide

    National Archive photo Arute Bros. Inc. of Bridgewater, Mass., held the contract for the relocation of the highway on the south side of canal made necessary by the canal widening project.


  13. Joseph Bettencourt, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    ... sector and became a correctional officer for the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and was assigned to the Bridgewater Correctional Complex, in which he spent a lengthy career until his retirement. He was a loving, devoted brother who spent ...


  14. Tickets Now on Sale for Un-Common's Young Performers Production...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    ... the young lion encounters a colorful cast of characters including spunky lioness Nala (Natanya Daniels, West Bridgewater, MA and Sadie Dussault, Sharon, MA), charismatic meerkat Timon (Samantha Grosshandler, Sharon, MA), and loveable warthog Pumbaa ...


  15. Don White to stop at UU church in BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 |

    The Off the Common Coffeehouse in Bridgewater will host a concert on Saturday, February 4 at 7:30pm featuring Don White. This coffeehouse features a mix of Americana and Folk music right in the downtown area of Bridgewater at the U. U. Church at 50 School St. The doors open at 7:00pm with Quentin Callewaert kicking off the evening of music at 7:30pm.


  16. Taunton man charged with murder in New Bedford stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 |

    Police have arrested a Taunton man in the Sunday night stabbing death of a homeless man in the city's North End. Jorge Arce, 37, of 172 Oak Street, Taunton, was arrested Wednesday night by a Massachusetts State Police Trooper on Route 24 in Bridgewater, the Bristol County District Attorney's office reported.


  17. MA: Five Things to Know About Bridgewater Transit X ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Mass Transit

    Jan. 31--BRIDGEWATER -- A Boston-based mass transit start-up is eyeing Bridgewater as the perfect test case for it's prototype system. Thursday night, residents are invited to an informational meeting to hear more details about the Jetsons-esque pod-based transportation proposal and field their own questions or concerns.


  18. Westboro voters to decide on recreational marijuana banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... retail component of the law. To date, the attorney general's office has approved a temporary moratorium in West Bridgewater. The office is also reviewing proposed temporary moratoriums in Millbury and Ashland.


  19. Eric M. Browne Jr., 82, of Bridgewater, veteranRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | Boston Herald

    Mr. Browne served on the board of the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center for 20 years, coached the Betrocci Club football team, was a board member at Massasoit Community College and Brockton Interfaith Council and served as camera man for the Brockton Community Cable Access Channel. Mr. Browne enjoyed working on cars, camping with his family, traveling with his family and sweeping and cleaning West Rossetter Street in Brockton.


  20. State pols blast crackdown as - un-American'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Boston Herald

    ... Elizabeth Warren is seen during the event, " A Conversation with Elizabeth Warren and Madeleine Albright". in Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Thursday, March 29, 2012. Photo by Chitose Suzuki Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks ...


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