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  1. Titcomb family celebrates role in Cape Cod literary historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 |

    The Route 6A store on the Cape traces its roots back to Canterbury, Connecticut, where Ralph and Nancy Titcomb bought a house in 1966. In their early exploration of the sprawling property, some of the then-six Titcomb children found treasure in one of several barns near the house - two tin boxes filled with papers dating back to the 1600s, including ones signed by Declaration of Independence signatory Samuel Huntington.


  2. Berniece M. Childs, 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 |

    Berniece M. Childs, aged 81, of Marion, died on Sunday July 16, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was the wife of Richard N. Childs.


  3. New Bedford Bay Sox drop third straight gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 |

    After allowing 17 runs in their last two games combined, the combination of Brad Case , Zack Reid and Andrew Tumbelty gave up just two runs on Monday evening at Forges Field. But the Bay Sox' offense continued to struggle, scoring just one run in the eighth inning while stranding 13 runners in yet another frustrating loss.


  4. Plymouth's little-noticed prison camp begins troubled new chapter as detox facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 |

    Men in orange jump suits amble from building to building as security guards, some with dogs, stand watch. The complex, known at various points in its history as Restoration Camp #1, MCI-Plymouth or simply “the forestry camp,” has operated in the heart of the largest publicly owned park in Southeastern Massachusetts for more than 60 years, barely noticed by visitors or residents who live along its rural fringes.


  5. Greater New Bedford Health Center names new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 |

    It took a little over a year, but the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center has found their new CEO: former Alosa Health CEO Cheryl Bartlett.  After lifelong New Bedford resident Daniel Bertoldo held the interim position following Peter C. Georgeopoulos stepping down in May of 2016, Bartlett, a Plymouth resident, saw this as an opportunity to get back to her roots both in her career and her family.  "I try to give a voice to those who don't have one," she said. "I believe access to healthcare is a right to everyone in this country.


  6. Lucy P. Napoli, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 |

    She was the wife of Lt. Colonel Joseph F. Napoli, Sr. . They had been married for 62 years.  Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Rinaldo.


  7. Adrien Rosario, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 |

    Adrien Rosario, age 86, of Plymouth, passed away at home on Sunday, June 11, 2017 after an 8 year battle with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. He was the beloved husband of Beverly Rosario, and son of the late Adriano and Mary Rosario.


  8. Middleboro artist to showcase creations at The Pinehills in PlymouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 |

    MIDDLEBORO - “Art on the Green,” an art exhibit and market featuring 80 local and regional artists, will this year feature Middleboro's own Amanda Heroux owner of Re-Wine It, a company that upcycles wine bottles into beautiful and useful household creations. Created items include candles, drinking glasses, shot glasses, wind chimes, spoon rests and cheese platters.


  9. Faelton Crowninshield Perkins, Jr., 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    Faelton Crowninshield Perkins, Jr. 96, died at home April 15, 2017. Born July 30, 1920 in Plymouth MA to Faelton C. Perkins and Dorothy F. Perkins and raised in W. Bridgewater MA.


  10. Recollecting Nemasket: A History of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 |

    Fortunately for residents, Middleborough has a rich tradition of local history writing.  Since the early nineteenth century, local historians and writers have diligently worked not only to preserve the history of Middleborough, but to make it better known to the community.To ensure that this tradition continues, the Middleborough Historical Commission is seeking to name a subcommittee to investigate the writing and publication of a new volume for the town's existing two-volume history, a proposal suggested by local pastry chef and business owner, Arthur Battistini. In a letter to the Commission, Battisitini detailed the reasons for his suggestion.


  11. 22-year-old man dies in Fall River motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 |

    FALL RIVER - A 22-year-old Seekonk man died Thursday night in a motorcycle crash on Route 24, state police said. The death is the fourth in a 24-hour period on southeastern Massachusetts roads.


  12. Two women die in Plymouth crash, state police suspect speed, no seat belts as factorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 |

    State police said they are investigating whether excessive speed was "a potential contributing factor," and are also examining whether the victims were wearing seat belts. One occupant, a 20-year-old Sagamore Beach woman, was determined to be deceased at the scene, state police said.


  13. Business Newsmaker: New appointments at First Citizens' Federal Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 |

    First Citizens' Federal Credit Union has announced the appointment of Giselle Crowell to the position of Mortgage Originator for Plymouth County and James Snyder to the position of Senior Mortgage Originator for Southeastern Cape Cod. They will concentrate on the development and growth of the Credit Union's loan portfolio and work with prospective and current homeowners to meet their needs.


  14. Peek at the future: Portraits of UMass Dartmouth graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 |

    Among the nearly 2,400 UMass Dartmouth students receiving diplomas this year are budding artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and historians - all looking to create better lives for themselves while making a positive impact on the world, not necessarily in that order. We asked a dozen members from the class of 2107 to briefly share their thoughts about the time spent in college, along with plans for the immediate future.


  15. Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 |

    The remains of the Wampanoag leader who forged a peaceful relationship with the Pilgrims will be reburied Saturday at his original gravesite in Rhode Island. Members of the Wampanoag Nation have spent 20 years tracking down the remains and artifacts of Massasoit Ousamequin.


  16. Detox center escapes worry Myles Standish park users, neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 |

    Instead, the manhunt was prompted by nine patients who had “walked away” from a state-run addiction recovery center that had just moved into a former minimum-security prison that has been in the park for more than 50 years. But Skinner, who lives on Rocky Pond Road in Plymouth with her sister and mother, wasn't reassured.  “They could make it down this way,” she said.


  17. Open Season: Trout-stocking demonstration a success at Long PondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 |

    Rain didn't dampen spirits during a special trout-stocking demonstration held at Long Pond in Plymouth last week with MarineFisheries Southeast District Fisheries Manager Steve Hurley. Hurley, dressed in foul weather gear, addressed a crowd at the boat ramp, which included Mass.


  18. Two arrested for tagging Profile Rock in FreetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 |

    FREETOWN - State and local police caught two Plymouth men in the act of spraying graffiti on Profile Rock Thursday afternoon, thanks to an alert phone call from a hiker, police said. The hiker saw the suspects, Casey Ortiz, 18, of 71 Samoset St. and Michael Paton, 29, of 12 Wood St., Apartment 2, spray painting graffiti markings with multiple colors of spray paint, police said.


  19. Middleborough Enters the First World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 |

    Middleborough entered the First World War after a series of events propelled America to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917. Up to that time, the nation had maintained only a small standing army for political and strategic reasons and it consequently needed to build an expeditionary force quickly following the collapse of the Allied offensive in the spring and early summer of 1917.  In April 1917, a number of Middleborough men were already serving in the American armed forces, several as members of Company D, 5th Regiment, Massachusetts National Guard of Plymouth, including Simeon L. Nickerson, John Glass, Jr., Walter Campbell, John E. Morrison, Samuel Rullo and Emile Savard.


  20. Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more commonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 |

    A group of marine scientists says collisions of whales and boats off of the New England coast may be more common than previously thought. The scientists focused on the humpback whale population in the southern Gulf of Maine, a body of water off of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.


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