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  1. Christian Science lecture planned June 4 in Buzzards BayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Take a journey exploring insights from the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy at a lecture June 4 in Buzzards Bay. This lecture, “Learn to pray and heal ,” will be given by Nate Frederick, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.


  2. Dartmouth Congregational Church to collect bikes for charity June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 |

    The Outreach Ministry at the Congregational Church of South Dartmouth will be accepting old bikes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 4 at 17 Middle St. In conjunction with the national program “Bikes not Bombs,” church members will be repairing and packaging the bikes which are then brought to a central location and shipped to help people in Africa or Latin America. “We don't participate every year, but this is our third time being a part of it,” said Dave Nielson, outreach ministry lead.


  3. Low inventory puts squeeze on first-time home buyersRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 |

    Evan Wondolowski was ready to buy his first home more than a year ago. He offered 5 percent over the listing price of a small two-bedroom condominium in Jamaica Plain and started planning where the furniture would go in his new place.


  4. House approves POW/MIA remembrance billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 |

    The House has approved legislation proposed by Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, to place an empty chair bearing an insignia for prisoners of war and those missing in action on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol. “This commemorative chair will serve as a daily reminder to our POW/MIA and their families that we will never forget them,” Lynch said.


  5. William C. Hopey, 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 |

    William C. Hopey, 72, of Wareham, formerly of Whitman and Jamaica Plain passed away unexpectedly at home on February 26, 2016. Loving son of the late Charles V. & Evelyn G. Hopey.


  6. Taunton State Hospital to treat female addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 |

    Over this last year, 15 beds at TSH have been set aside for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Another 30 beds this summer will be added at TSH, notes Michelle Hillman, deputy director of communications for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.


  7. 'God's got my back,' Boston firefighter saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 |

    Today when Boston firefighter Larry Smith, a 27-year veteran, rushes into burning buildings, his courage is fueled by faith. Twenty-two years ago he was blinded in a raging house fire.


  8. New Bedford museum receives Civil War hero's medalRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 |

    The Fort Taber Fort Rodman Historical Association received a rare donation Wednesday - the Medal of Honor, given to New Bedford Civil War hero William Downey. The presentation was made quietly in an office at the Fort Taber Museum in the city's South End as several people checked out and admired the collection of local war memorabilia there on Veterans Day.


  9. Weather doesn't dampen the joy at 15th John Manjiro FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 |

    Inclement weather drove the 15th John Manjiro Festival indoors on Saturday, creating a crowded, happy and semi-chaotic celebration of the ever-stronger friendship built around the legendary rescue of a Japanese sailor by an American whaleship in 1841. Over the years the roster of events has come to include the essentials such as calligraphy class, the tea ceremony and Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, demonstrated in the “quiet room” downstairs where Keiko Thayer, 77, methodically created spare and elegant traditional designs.


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