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  1. Girl raises spirits of local policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 |

    FREETOWN – Eight-year-old Dakota Matthews from Plainville has a mission: visit all 351 police departments in Massachusetts before she turns 13 as her way of saying thank you for their help and support. Though highly photogenic, Dakota is also very shy when spoken to directly.


  2. Bristol County prosecutor tapped for judge by Gov. BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 |

    Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday tapped a lawyer and a prosecutor from Southeastern Massachusetts to don the robe and serve as judges in state courts. Baker nominated James Harrington, a Fall River native who has specialized in family law and civil litigation in Bristol County for more than 20 years, to serve as an associate justice of the Bristol County Juvenile Court.


  3. Judge stays Michelle Carter's 15-month jail sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 |

    Defense attorney Joseph P. Cataldo requested the stay, saying the case is ripe for appeal because of its complex First Amendment issues. "This case is very unique and has a novel issue involving speech without presence," he said.  This is a case where there is "speech with no true threat," he said. "It needs to be litigated."


  4. Fall River teacher charged with molesting girls at Providence Place MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 |

    A special education teacher from Fall River is accused of molesting and grabbing nine underage girls as they walked around Providence Place mall.  Matthew Labriola, 35, of Plainville, Mass., was arrested on July 12 after girls between 12 and 14 years old told mall security that a man had “intentionally bumped into them” and groped their breasts or shoulders.  The girls were visiting the mall with a group from the Wallingford, Conn., Parks and Recreation, and they'd split off into smaller groups to explore the mall just before noon, according to police.  The girls, who appeared “scared, upset and shaking,” told police and security officers that the same man purposely walked into them and grabbed their bodies.  Meanwhile, Labriola was riding an escalator when mall security director Greg Sion noticed he fit the description of the suspect and ... (more)


  5. William J. Flanagan, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 |

    William J. Flanagan, 78 of Rochester, died June 10, 2017 peacefully at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jeanne L. Flanagan. Born in Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Madeline Flanagan, he lived in Plainville, MA for many years before retiring to Rochester.


  6. Witnesses describe Carter as lonely, starved for attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 |

    TAUNTON - Prosecutors presented several high school acquaintances of Michelle Carter on Wednesday, who painted a picture of her as a lonely adolescent who felt she did not have friends and was starved for attention. The portrait of the adolescent years of Carter, the now 20-year-old Plainville woman charged with involuntary manslaughter in the July 13, 2014, suicide of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III, 18, of Mattapoisett, came on the second day of testimony in Taunton Juvenile Court.


  7. Judge rules medical records OK in texting-suicide trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    A judge has ruled that a Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to take his own life can introduce medical records at trial that allegedly show he had been talking about suicide for years. Michelle Carter faces trial next month in the 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III.


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