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  1. Sea Notes: Figawi Race coming next weekend to our shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    The 44th annual Figawi Race weekend, May 23-25, kicks of the yacht racing season in southeastern Massachusetts, the Cape, and Nantucket. More than 240 boats, including 30 power boats and 215 sailboats head to Nantucket from the starting line off the Hyannisport jetty Saturday, May 23 at 10 a.m. Bob Warren and crew aboard his Dufour 38 In Deep is back again for the 16th time, hoping to capture his third first-place trophy in as many years.


  2. Camp in New Bedford depicts a day in the life of a WWI soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 |

    NEW BEDFORD - There aren't a lot of World War I re-enactment camps, and not a lot of re-enactors, either. But the centennial observance of WWI is bringing more of them out, and about 20 have assembled at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman to depict typical life on the battlefield for soldiers a century ago.


  3. Marie A. BourdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 |

    Marie A. Bourdon, 63, of Mattapoisett died April 9, 2015 at New Bedford Rehabilitation Hospital after a long illness. Born in Newton, MA, the daughter of the late Augusto and Mary Berardi, she was raised in Watertown before moving to Mattapoisett in 1978.


  4. Dozens of New England roofs buckle under heavy snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 |

    No building is safe from the incredible stress from 8 feet of snow that has piled up on roofs across New England, and things are expected to get worse before they get better, experts said today. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has received 74 reports of roof collapses, partial collapses or major structural issues since Feb. 9, and that doesn't account for those that have not been reported, spokesman Chris Besse said.


  5. Betsey J. PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 |

    Betsey Jane Perry of South Dartmouth died on January 26, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was 84 years old and born in Boston.


  6. Ursel Robinson-ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 |

    Ursel Robinson-Clark, born Ursel Isabella Ollivierre, on September 11, 1926, in New Bedford, MA, to the late George F. and Adelaide Ollivierre, died peacefully after a long illness on December 25, 2014, in Hampton, VA. She was the sister of James Ollivierre of Denair, CA, Herbert Ollivierre of New Bedford, Rowenna Tench McLaughlin of Riverdale, MD, and Franklin "Parker" Ollivierre of Newton, MA.


  7. AP Interview: Rep. Joe Kennedy reflects on first termRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 |

    U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is wrapping up his first term in Congress, saying he remains committed to the bread and butter of local constituent services while batting down talk of future higher office. In an interview with The Associated Press, the Massachusetts Democrat acknowledged that while his famous last name has helped open some doors, he faces the same challenges as any member of a minority party in the House.


  8. Guest View: What your U.S. representative does during 'recess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 |

    If you're like me, the word “recess” probably conjures up images of playgrounds, monkey bars and foursquare. But when you're a member of Congress, that word means something a bit different.


  9. The widening cap to be discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 |

    The widening gap between the rich and the poor and the shrinking of the middle class that a lot of people say is going on in America will be the subject at the Congregational Christian Church in Somerset on Nov. 12. The Christian Outreach Committee will be approaching that topic by showing the documentary "Inequality for All" and then having a discussion. "Inequality for All" was made by former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.


  10. BCC Astronomy Day a Five-Star SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    His parents would tuck him in the back seat of the car in the wee hours of the morning and get an early start on the road. "My parents would say, 'Go to sleep, Mike!' and I'd be looking out the rear window.


  11. Howard SampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    He was born May 8, 1926 in Anderson, Indiana, grew up in Colorado and lived in Dedham and Wareham, MA. He was married to his loving wife, Alice Sample, who preceded him in death in 2003.


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