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  1. Blue Christmas ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 |

    East Freetown Congregational Christian Church, 4 Washburn Road, East Freetown, will hold a Blue Christmas Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Rev. Don Bliss, pastor, will preside.


  2. Louise HierholcerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 |

    Louise was born and raised in Freetown the daughter of the late James A. Bismore Sr. and Alice Bismore. After moving to New Bedford Louise married William F. Hierholcer, Jr. they were married for 60 years.


  3. Freetown working to become more climate resilientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 |

    FREETOWN – Inspired by state funding and worsening weather conditions, the Board of Selectmen motioned to conduct a grant-funded study under the state's Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program to determine what needs to be done for the town to become more resilient to climate change. Town Administrator David DeManche said at last week's meeting that conducting this study, which identifies vulnerabilities, priorities, and plans of action related to extreme weather and climate-related hazards, was supposed to start last year when the town was awarded $10,000 by the state.


  4. Early voting set on SouthCoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 |

    Eight SouthCoast communities will participate Saturday in early voting, and Marion will be open Sunday, too, according to the Secretary of State's office. While cities and towns are required to offer early voting during the local election official's business hours, most communities in Massachusetts have opted to offer weekend hours.


  5. Freetown-Lakeville School Committee returns Excel DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 |

    FREETOWN – Two weeks after accepting a donation from a local company, the Freetown-Lakeville Regional School Committee decided Tuesday to return the money. “I think everyone had good intentions here, but we heard from folks, and we want to be responsive,” said Jean Fox, committee co-chair, who had helped set in motion the $8,720 donation from Excel Recycling, a scrap metal processing facility embroiled in a legal battle with the Town of Freetown.


  6. Fairhaven man, charged in prostitute attacks, ordered held without bail for up to 6 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 |

    A Fairhaven contractor, charged with picking up prostitutes in New Bedford and assaulting and abandoning them near Freetown State Forest, will be held without bail for up to six months, according to the clerk's office in Superior Court. Jeffrey A. Couture, 47, of 378 Main St., Apartment 1, was found to be a danger to public safety and ordered held without bail in a decision reached Oct. 4 by Judge Thomas F. McGuire Jr. in Superior Court, after a dangerousness hearing on Sept.


  7. Excel Recycling helps pay for security system at Freetown schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 |

    FREETOWN – Excel Recycling donated $8,720 to the Freetown-Lakeville Regional School District to fund new security measures for Freetown Elementary School. Excel owners Marty Costa and Jon Costa, along with family, presented a symbolic check during Wednesday's School Committee meeting.


  8. Albert E. Comeau, 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 |

    Albert E. “Al” Comeau, 83, of East Freetown passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford after a period of declining health. He was the devoted husband of 57 years to Mary E. Comeau.


  9. Robert J. Tisdelle, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 |

    Robert J. "Bobby T." Tisdelle, 75, of Acushnet, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family at his side, on Friday evening August 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Dianne R. Tisdelle.


  10. What you need to know about the upcoming primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 |

    The last day to register to vote in the primary or change your party affiliation for the primary is Aug. 15. Absentee ballots are available during normal business hours at clerk's offices across SouthCoast to those who qualify. Residents eligible for an absentee ballot application include following: Those who will be absent from their city or town during the voting hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. the day of the election.


  11. Third-graders become Freetown selectmen for a nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 |

    FREETOWN - In a sweet gesture, the winners of an end-of-year essay contest at Freetown Elementary School became honorary selectmen at Monday's meeting. Third-graders Michael Demoranville, Sidney Levitre, Tayla Levaque and Daniel Campos received awards of recognition by the Board of Selectmen for being contest winners.


  12. Freetown boy's T-shirt has winning messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 |

    Wearing a bright blue shirt bearing his design, Blake Deneault explained what inspired the drawing that's featured on Freetown's July 4th celebration fundraising T-shirt. “I have Type 1 Diabetes.


  13. Freetown voters say no to Chace Road waterline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 |

    FREETOWN - With a decision to abstain from public discussion and a count of 380-1, residents overwhelmingly voted no on the controversial waterline proposed for Chace Road. The annual Town Meeting, which had been postponed from the previous night due to exceeding capacity limits at Freetown Elementary School auditorium, was relocated Tuesday night to Apponequet High School.


  14. Budget, controversial waterline highlight Town Meeting for FreetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    FREETOWN – The upcoming annual and special town meetings will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Freetown Elementary School auditorium. Special Town Meeting: The night will begin with the Special Town Meeting containing articles related to acquiring land on Beechwood Road for conservation purposes, transferring unused funds to the Capital Stabilization Account, and updating provisions to the other post-employment liability trust fund .


  15. Skepticism defined public talks about Freetown waterlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 |

    FREETOWN – The town hosted the first of two informational sessions this week on the much-discussed proposal to install a miles' long waterline along Chace Road. Board of Selectmen Chair Lisa Pacheco, along with Town Administrator David DeManche and Engineering Consultant from Environmental Partners Group Ryan Trahan moderated the discussion Tuesday at the Council on Aging in front of a packed room of residents, most of whom reside on the busy Chace Road.


  16. Freetown to talk about contentious Chace Road planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 |

    FREETOWN - Residents are invited to two meetings to discuss what has turned out to be a controversial water line project. The proposed project calls for installing a water line along Chace Road.


  17. Gabriel De Melo, 66Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 |

    Gabriel De Melo, 66, of Acushnet, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Alice De Melo with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.


  18. Freetown selectmen revoke Excel Recycling licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 |

    FREETOWN - It was a moment of stunned silence from both sides of the fight as the Board of Selectmen handed down its decision: Excel Recycling's town license to operate is revoked. “Justice has been done.


  19. Freetown allows Excel Recycling extra time to install sound barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 |

    Selectmen on Tuesday passed a motion to allow Excel Recycling LLC extra operating hours over the next two weeks to allow it time to install a new soundproof panel enclosure for the industrial shredder. It will be granted two shifts during this time.


  20. Ernest Girouard, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 |

    Ernest Girouard, age 86, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Brandon Woods of New Bedford. He was the loving husband of Doris E. Girouard to whom he was married for 64 years.


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