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  1. Families remember 2 workers killed in trench floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Families in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are mourning the loss of two construction workers killed when a water main burst, flooding a deep trench in Boston. Members of Robert Higgins' family told the Boston Globe the 47-year old Warren, Rhode Island native had recently taken the job with Atlantic Drain and was excited about improvements in his life.


  2. High School Roundup: Jane Kuphal, Rylie Carreau lead Bishop Stang past Cardinal SpellmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 15 |

    Jane Kuphal scored a pair of goals to help lead the Bishop Stang girls soccer team to a 3-0 non-conference win over previously unbeaten Cardinal Spellman in Dartmouth on Saturday. "Our back line shut down.


  3. Evelyn Archibald, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 |

    Evelyn Archibald, 88, wife of the late Robert E Archibald, passed away September 29, 2016. She was born in Brockton, Mass.


  4. Woman fears thief thought her mom's ashes were drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 |

    I hope they figured out what it was. The thought that somebody could have ingested that, it's mortifying," Parker, 48, said.  Her Jeep was unlocked when a thief went prowling the neighborhood on Bassett Road, rifling through multiple cars late Monday night.


  5. Pin Tales: Short road trip tracks down bowling alley in TauntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 8 |

    He went on to tell me that it was part of an arcade and he had heard, “it was going to be pretty big.” I told him I hadn't heard. My interest was piqued, though, and I told him I would check it out.


  6. @SC_Varsity Highlights of the Day for Oct. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 |

    The senior had two pick sixes and ran for a touchdown, accounting for both of Old Rochester's first half touchdowns in a 48-6 victory over Fairhaven. "We fell behind , but we didn't give in.


  7. Our View: Towns dig in their heelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 |

    The town of Dartmouth's victory this week in Bristol Superior Court reminds us that local communities sometimes prevail when going up against outside forces. Years have passed since the state Department of Environmental Protection approved a plan for a Brockton-based company to cap the so-called Cecil Smith landfill on Old Fall River Road with a million and a half tons of contaminated fill, raising the 50-year-old landfill another six stories, with 65 truckloads a day, six days a week, for three years.


  8. Buddy's Best The Legends: No. 69 Dave Whiteside, a 1930s dynasty at CCNBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 4 |

    He won his first August Fourball championship in 1933. His last came nine years later in 1942.


  9. LaBaron cosmetology school closed after 57 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    LaBaron Hairdressing Academy held its final classes Friday, as owners of the cosmetology school have closed up shop after 57 years downtown. Lois Wroble, who has run the business for more than 40 of those years, said LaBaron is closing all three of its Massachusetts locations.


  10. Bruce W. Tavares, 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    Bruce W. "Boo Boo" Tavares, 61, of Brockton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 13, 2016. He was the husband of Maria Tavares of Brockton and son of Rose G. Pinto of New Bedford and the late Raymond Tavares.


  11. Susan M. Maliski, 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 |

    Susan Marie Maliski, aged 58, of Middleboro, died unexpectedly on September 9, 2016. Born in Brockton; she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Shirley Maliski.


  12. Ready for a riot - Hollywood turns Brockton into a Detroit war zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 |

    Vintage police cruisers and military equipment were brought to Brockton on Tuesday as an army of extras is expected to invade the city as production resumes downtown for an untitled film based during the 1967 Detroit riots. Army-style tents were set up on the Brockton Fairgrounds, where several old-fashioned Detroit police cruisers were also stationed, before Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and her crew are expected to continue filming today for the second week in the City of Champions.


  13. Boys H.S. Roundup: Paul Soucy powers Old Colony soccer to rout of Tri-CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 |

    Paul Soucy scored two goals to lead the Old Colony boys soccer team over Tri-County 6-1 on Tuesday. Evan Boyle, Marcus Ashley and James Pilotte all scored as well, while the sixth score came on an own-goal.


  14. Detroit riots movie begins filming in BrocktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 |

    There will be rioting, explosions and gunfire in downtown Brockton starting on Wednesday - all fake and all for the sake of a major motion picture. Filming for the yet-to-be-titled movie based during the 1967 riots in Detroit, directed by Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow, is expected to last a couple weeks in downtown Brockton, according to a casting company involved with the project.


  15. Beverley G. Moore, 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 |

    Beverley Grace Moore, 91, died Monday, August 29, 2016 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Beverley was born February 28, 1925 to Harold and Aleatha Howes, one of 7 children.


  16. Housemasters history at Brockton HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 |

    The title of “housemaster” is being discarded by Brockton High School over concerns that the term evokes images of slavery. And it's about time, said Tony Branch, chairman of the Brockton Diversity Commission, who appealed to the School Committee to make the change.


  17. Brockton man pleads guilty to sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 |

    Kwamaine J. Wells, 27, pleaded guilty to four counts of transportation of an individual with intent to engage in prostitution and one count of conspiracy to transport an individual for prostitution, according to a press release from the office of United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Between April 2013 and February 2014, Wells transported four women between Maine, Massachusetts and New York with the intent that they engage in prostitution, and used force and threats to coerce two of the women to engage in prostitution, the release said.


  18. Brockton man charged with assaulting pregnant girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 |

    A man who was pulled over Saturday morning later assaulted his pregnant girlfriend, after shouting obscenities at officers, police said. Officers Daniel Barber and Colby Gallagher were on patrol on Monk Street, about 10:45 a.m., when they ran a random query on a car in front of them.


  19. Tribe applauds Justice Department for court challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 |

    The Obama administration on Wednesday challenged a federal court ruling that would strip the Mashpee Wampanoag of its tribal land in southeastern Massachusetts, according to the tribe, reigniting hope for the future of the tribe's planned casino in Taunton. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell cheered the move by the U.S. Justice Department to file a motion to reconsider after U.S. District Court Judge William Young ruled in late July that only tribes federally recognized before 1934 can be eligible for reservation lands.


  20. Tina M. Jennings, 51Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 |

    Tina M. Jennings, aged 51, of Taunton, died at home on Monday, August 15, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph Jennings.


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