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  1. Norman Gamache, at 62, resident of Fall RiverRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Mr. Gamache is survived by his brother, Michael C. of Westport; four sisters, Gretchen A. Roussin of Farmington, N.H., Corinne Manchester of Fall River, Monique Ponte of Arizona and Michelle I. of Westport; and several nieces and nephews.

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  2. Michael J. Sweeney, 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... His family includes 3 sons, Shawn Sweeney and his wife, Catherine of Tiverton, RI, Michael Sweeney of Fall River and Patrick Sweeney and his wife, Jessica of Dartmouth; 4 grandsons, Christian, Ryan, Daniel and Caleb Sweeney; 1 brother, John J. ...

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  3. New Bedford man avoids prison after stealing $100,000 from 93-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD - A city man, who stole roughly $100,000 from a 93-year-old New Bedford man he was caring for, was convicted this week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III said. Robert Paige, 57, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a two-count indictment, charging him with larceny over $250 of a person over 60 years old and larceny over $250, Quinn spokesman Gregg Miliote said in a statement.

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  4. TLC Premieres New Season of Kindred Spirits + New Series Evil Things, 9/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... SPIRITS, Amy and Adam investigate one of the MOST INFAMOUS haunted homes in America: the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Mass. What was once a private residence-turned-murder scene is now a museum and B&B, where many paranormal teams have ...

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  5. BankFive awards charter school grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    The BankFive Foundation, a fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, recently awarded $25,000 to Argosy Collegiate Charter School for construction of a gymnasium at its new high school on Dover Street in Fall River. Argosy Collegiate's mission is to prepare scholars with the academic foundation and character skills necessary for success in college, career, and life.

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  6. BCC 'on-the-spot' workshops set this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... se, a news release said. The course will run from Sept. 6 to Dec. 20, on Wednesdays, from 6-8:50 p.m., on the BCC Fall River campus, 777 Elsbree St.

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  7. Herren Shootout: Noah Fernandes, Brycen Goodine will be teammates for first time in a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's been five months since they shared a court and a year since they teamed up, but two of the SouthCoast's best basketball products from recent years will share a jersey on Friday and Saturday nights in Fall River. For the third straight year, Brycen Goodine and Noah Fernandes will join some of the biggest area hoops names while taking on a pair of AAU teams during the Fourth Annual Herren Shootout at the Fall River Thomas Chew Memorial Boys and Girls Club.

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  8. SouthCoast Catholic schools reach out to Latino studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    In his recent pastoral letter “Rebuilding in Faith and Hope,” Bishop Edgar da Cunha, in part, called for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fall River to “pro-actively and successfully reach out to and enroll diverse student populations."

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  9. Fall River author to talk about historic blazesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    As a part of its ongoing writers series, Partners Village Store and Kitchen will host a riveting discussion with local author Stefani Koorey as she discusses her latest book, “Historic Fires of Fall River.” Fall River's textile boom in the nineteenth century brought with it a series of fiery disasters. The Big Fire of 1843 left more than 1,000 people homeless and destroyed 200 buildings, as well as 20-some acres of land.

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  10. Married: Kelly Anne Gouveia and Tyler David Tavares of DartmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Gouveia Jr. of Dartmouth, graduated from Stonehill College. She is a third-grade teacher in Fall River. The groom, son of Ms. Cheryl Tavares and Mr. & Mrs. David Tavares Jr. of Dartmouth, graduated from UMass Dartmouth. He is a ...

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  11. Solar eclipse gives Westport astronomy buff another reason to look up in aweRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... He also shares his passion for the universe as an instructor with The Second Half Lifelong Learning Institute in Fall River, and at events throughout the region as a member of the astronomical society. He said he hopes people leave his presentations ...

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  12. Mary S. PachecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Mary S. Pacheco of Dartmouth passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017 surrounded by her family and her beloved dog, Bailey. She is survived by her son, John Derrick Pacheco and his wife Debbie of Fairhaven; a daughter, Debbie Pacheco and her spouse Holly Vierra of Fall River; and a son, Brian Pacheco of New Bedford.

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  13. Five firefighters added to ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Carreiro, who will serve at Station IV, were recognized. Beaudry had his badge pinned by his grandfather, retired Fall River Firefighter Norman Aguiar. Caron had his badge pinned by his father Scott, while Coffey had his badge pinned by his father ...

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  14. Swansea gets $1 million to revitalize waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Sampson, who chairs the waterfront committee. Carreiro said the vote by the Seaport council, which includes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II and New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, was unanimous. “We're very passionate about (the project), and ...

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  15. Claudette T. Dumaine, 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the loving wife of Donald F. Dumaine, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage. Claudette was employed in the Fall River garment industry for many years and was a member of the ILGWU. Later, she worked as a home health aid until her retirement. ...

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  16. Swansea man jailed after police stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A Swansea man who authorities said forced his girlfriend to elude police while at knife point in Seekonk last September has been sentenced to serve three years in state prison. Jaron Albanese, 32, pleaded guilty late last week in Fall River Superior Court to a five-count indictment charging him with kidnapping, violating a restraining order, resisting arrest and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced.

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  17. Port-a-potty plan causes stink in WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... landing is our concern as it brings with it a new set of issues and concerns.” In an interview with the Fall River Herald News earlier this summer, Field announced that his business would offer uncooked fish, clams, oysters, scallops, crabs ...

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  18. R.I. prison takes a leap into comprehensive addiction careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Boston.com

    ... thanks her lucky stars that she lives on the Rhode Island side. If Furtado had been arrested across the street in Fall River, she believes, her story might not have taken such an optimistic turn. Prisons and jails in Massachusetts, as in most of the ...

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  19. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Closing the achievement gap, one summer camp at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Boston.com

    ... can't do it all in 180 days," said Matt Malone, a former state education secretary who is now superintendent in Fall River. Malone said he would like to serve 2,000 or 3,000 students in Fall River during the summer instead of a few hundred, but the ...

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  20. Brian Souza retires after 33 memorable years in public safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... up. He's definitely going to be missed." Souza always wanted to be a firefighter or police officer. He grew up in Fall River where his father, Joseph Souza, was a motorcycle cop for 30 years. When people see Souza on his motorcycle now, he is ...

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