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  1. Open Season: Poaching? Lose your boat until a judgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... County League of Sportsmen's Clubs at the group's annual banquet held recently at the Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea. Gately has been a member of his club for 39 years, is the financial secretary and served on the board of directors. For the ...

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  2. Swansea Police re-accreditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    For the second time since the department received full accreditation, the Swansea Police Department was re-accredited after a process of evaluations held in November of last year. The department is one of only 61 cities and towns in the state to be accredited.

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  3. Library Building group discusses layoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... with the waterfront revitalization. Pallotta noted that there was no guarantee that the MBLC would approve the Swansea work on the first attempt. He noted that as many as 35 libraries could apply and that they are placed in order. He pointed out ...

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  4. Honoring Case's best athletesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the Wizard of Oz saying, “There's no place like home” and then added “my home will always be Swansea.” Norma and Bill Hyde received the Roger Gibeau Service award. While they were unable to attend the event, they sent a ...

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  5. Money approved for Quaker meetinghouse roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... O'Rourke said Somerset would be a different community if it were not for the Quakers and still might be part of Swansea. The name of the building is the Swansea Friends Meetinghouse because Somerset was part of Swansea at the time it was built. ...

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  6. Passerby snaps viral photo of Dartmouth-based state trooper and his moment of compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... on the bumper of his cruiser. She sat in the grass on the side of the road. They shared a meal and a conversation. Swansea resident Jake Morse took the photo last Wednesday, May 11, and immediately shared it to the Facebook group “Threw Up in ...

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  7. No water line to Purchase StreetRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Voters rejected an article that would have brought the water line to a hydrant on Baker Road, during the annual meeting of the Swansea Water District held Monday night at Case High school. After close to 45 minutes of discussion on the expansion of the water line ended up in a 32-32 tie with one vote not being counted because the voter used the wrong ballot.

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  8. Westport's Logan Branco shines at Bristol AggieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... efficient scorer, shooting at higher percentage. Last year, Branco had a 21-point game against Division 3 Case of Swansea and 18 points against Avon. This year he led his team in scoring with 412 points in 19 games. He has had some impressive ...

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  9. Somerset boat ramp to close this month for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... "It's going to be an inconvenience for the people in town," Ganem said. "They can use the Fall River ramp, the Swansea ramp." Selectmen Chairman Scott Lebeau said some people in Somerset have moorings and want to know how they will get to them ...

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  10. Albert Sunderland Jr., 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Albert “Al” Sunderland Jr., 87, of Swansea, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Somerset Ridge Center. He was the husband of Joyce A. Sunderland to whom he has been married for the past 63 years.

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  11. Earl F. Britland Sr., 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Earl F. Britland Sr., age 89, of Swansea, passed away, Monday, May 2, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Lois E. Britland.

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  12. Michael S. Miranda, 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Miranda of Westport and Jordan M. Miranda of Westport; 2 brothers: Matthew Miranda of Westport and Mark Miranda of Swansea; 2 sisters: Michelle Borden of Fall River and Melaine Miranda of Hyannis; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Herbert and Judith ...

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  13. Chinese students attend SBRHS for a weekRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... a beach in Newport, R.I. He said he liked going bowling at Somerset AMF Lanes and to Macy's department store in the Swansea Mall. Jing said the students bowled for the first time. Xin said he also enjoyed going to the Teamworks indoor sports ...

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  14. Two candidates running for water commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    There are two candidates seeking a position on the Swansea Water District Board of Commissioners for the seat being left open by Thomas Reynolds. The election is being held Monday, May 9 at Case High School with polls open 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The election will decide whether Brian Clark or Peter Travis will fill the seat left open by the 18 year veteran of the board.

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  15. Mellor inducted into Warren High School Athletic Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Herald Gazette

    Tom Mellor, the founder of the Midcoast Sports Hall of Fame, longtime Midcoast educator and coach, as well as state-wide basketball, soccer and baseball official, has been inducted into his high school's athletic hall of fame. Mellor, who lives in Thomaston, was enshrined into the Warren High School Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Saturday, April 9 at Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, Mass.

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  16. Boy and Girl Scouts to dedicate an afternoon to serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday May 3 | Warwickonline.com

    Boy and Girl Scouts from across southern New England are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual "Afternoon of Service" this upcoming Sunday, April 24. The afternoon of service will take place at Camp Promising Acres in Swansea, Massachusetts and is open to scouts between the ages of 10 and 17 and runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This interfaith ... (more)

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  17. Like a 'Jet': Speedy border collie from Fairhaven takes national stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... border collie,” begins Botelho, a physical therapist and owner of Mount Hope Physical and Aquatic Therapy in Swansea. The dog owner adds that he was attracted to the energetic herding breed by its keen intelligence, loyalty and strong work ...

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  18. Governor's Council vets Bristol judge nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... respect and an application of the law through a prism of human compassion." Souza, a Rehoboth resident and native of Swansea, has served as an assistant regional counsel in the DCF's southeast legal division since December. She previously worked in ...

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  19. Funeral home finishes additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the business until it started to expand in 1972. He said his family and the funeral home had a lot of Somerset and Swansea connections and people said the funeral home should have a location on the other side of the bridge since it could sometimes ...

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  20. Historic District to be explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in that area, such as the shipbuilding that went on in the Somerset Village. O'Rourke said other towns, such as Swansea, have National Historic Register Districts. He said Somerset Village has been deemed as eligible for a National Historic Register ...

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