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  1. Still time to enter lottery for renovated New Bedford homeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Would you like to live within walking distance of Buttonwood Park Zoo, the Whaling Museum and St. Luke's Hospital? And, if you're a first-time homebuyer on a budget, you could be eligible for a "real deal" on an historic recently renovated multi-family home at 149 Allen St. The Waterfront Historic Area League Inc. in collaboration with the city's Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development has completed the restoration of this two-family home as part of an ongoing effort by the city to promote new homeownership opportunities while restoring vacant and distressed properties, according to a news release.

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  2. New 11-screen cineplex to open Friday in Fall RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Her son had a role in the movie “Two Good Guys.” It was made in Fall River and had a red carpet premier at the Loew's Cineplex on May 18, 2001. So she doesn't expect the Picture Show, which will open an 11-screen theater on Friday, to top that, but she still plans to see movies there.

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  3. Local animal lovers weigh in on animal welfare billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Legislature's Municipalities Committee met last week to hear testimony regarding several animal welfare bills, aimed at preventing situations like the July 2016 incident in Westport when more than 1,000 animals were found dead or in poor health on a farm. In this case, 27 Fall River and New Bedford residents were indicted on multiple charges of animal cruelty, housing them on 23 lots among other dead animals and dangerous debris.

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  4. The Reformation - 500 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    To celebrate the 500-year anniversary of Reformation, an ecumenical worship service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at St. Mary's Cathedral at the corner of Spring and Second Streets in Fall River. “I look forward to welcoming Protestant and Catholic clergy and faithful alike to our Cathedral Church for this important ecumenical worship service,” Bishop da Cunha said.

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  5. SouthCoast sites for Amazon HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    "The Southcoast/Riverfront site offers Amazon 501 acres of buildable land, which can accommodate 4.55 million square feet of build out. This site is unique in that it pulls from Massachusetts and Rhode Island labor pools to easily accommodate employment  demands.

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  6. State pitches New Bedford as possible Amazon homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    New Bedford is one of 26 sites the state put forth in its bid to attract the online-retail giant and the 50,000 jobs that will accompany it, according to a proposal state officials released Friday. "The historic city of New Bedford is the SouthCoast's hotspot for dining and the arts, while retaining its authentic character as the nation's largest fishing port," the state wrote in its bid.

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  7. Every day is a giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Every day is a gift, a very special treasure that we oftentimes overlook as we get caught up with daily living and an endless list of tasks and responsibilities. Sometimes, it's important just to stop, reflect and smell the flowers.

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  8. Francisco puts arts center stage in Fall River schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    As Jacqueline Francisco embarks on her third year as the Fall River school system's director of fine and performing arts she has a lot to celebrate - and some big plans for the future. A former high school art teacher herself, Francisco said she loves working with the 45 art, music and performing arts teachers across the district.

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  9. BCC Entrepreneurial Day is Oct. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit at Bristol Community College's Entrepreneurship Day on Thursday, October 26, from 9 a.m – noon, in the Jackson Arts Center Atrium , BCC Fall River campus, 777 Elsbree St. This event is sponsored by the BCC Academic Center for Entrepreneurship and is free and open to the public. According to a news release, those attending can "Take this opportunity to meet small business owners, sample their products, and learn about becoming an entrepreneur."

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  10. Halloween happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's frightful how many Halloween activities are on tap around the SouthCoast in the coming weeks and days. So dust off your favorite costume and get that trick-or-treat bucket warmed up.

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  11. Everything's Coming Up Roses as BSU Theater presents 'GYPSY'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    This talented cast hails from all parts of the Commonwealth. Among them are Michael Eckenreiter of Fairhaven, Ladymir Ortiz-Gonzales of Fall River and Olivia Marques , admission is $19 for the general public, $14 for seniors, military and BSU students with a valid ID.

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  12. CONCERTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Narrows Center for the Arts: All shows at 8 p.m. unless noted. Oct. 19, Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends, $22/$25; Oct 20, Holly Bowling, $24/$27; Oct. 21, Mike Zito, $25/$27; Oct. 26, Dayna Kurtz and Milton, $22/$25; Oct. 27, America's Master Mentalist Jon Stetson, $25/$27; Oct. 28, Peter Rowan, $27/$30; Oct. 29, The Yardbirds, $58/$63/$88 VIP.

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  13. Somerset unites in a town-wide day of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    On Saturday, Oct. 14, residents of Somerset, Swansea and Fall River, as well as students at Somerset Berkley Regional High School, united to make the world a better place in a town-wide day of service from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Despite the approximately 60 people who arrived at the Somerset Open Air Market to help out, it all started with two siblings: Lindsey and Casey Arruda. The town-wide day of service is “unifying the town and it's helping people: we're giving recent hurricane victims hope that things will get better for them,” Lindsey said.

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  14. Pair get 6 months in jail for beating elderly manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Two men will serve six months in jail after being convicted on assault charges stemming from the beating of an elderly man last summer at a Fall River Hotel. Al Marceau, 80, the victim who suffered facial injuries and had difficulty breathing for weeks after the attack, said the convictions late last week in Fall River District Court gave him some satisfaction.

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  15. Kenneth D. Langley, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Kenneth Davol Langley, 75, of Tiverton, Rhode Island and Mason Township, Maine, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Saint Anne's Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of forty-five years to Maryann Langley.

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  16. Formerly vacant property sold to first-time homebuyer in New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A formerly vacant single-family home in the city's North End was sold to a first-time home buyer recently through a lottery process. The property on Jireh Street had been abandoned for several years when it was identified through the Receivership Program, a collaborative effort through which the City of New Bedford and the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office target vacant and abandoned properties and promote their restoration and return to productive reuse.

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  17. Jeannette Butler, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Jeannette Butler, 90, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Catholic Memorial Home. She was the wife of the late William Butler, Jr. Mrs. Butler was born in Westport, daughter of the late Alfred and Alphonsine Desmarais and had been a lifelong resident of the town.

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  18. Church NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Please Note: Due to the large number of holiday bazaars and fairs, this church calendar will publish "who, what, when and where." An effort to run each listing two times will be made, however items in the calendar are published as we have room.

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  19. EforAll: A bump for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | SouthCoastToday.com

    EforAll South Coast celebrated the most recent 14 local business that completed the 12-week entrepreneurship accelerator program Thursday, Sept. 21, at Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree St., Fall River.

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  20. DA may seek indictment against New Bedford man for domestic attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The DA's office is considering seeking indictments against a New Bedford man, charged with cutting a family member's throat with a box cutter last month, a prosecutor said Thursday. John J. Mello Jr., 57, is charged with armed assault with intent to commit murder and assault and battery on a family/household member in the incident that happened Sept.

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