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  1. Sheila A. Costa, at 68,a of Middleboro, nurseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Sheila A. Costa of Middleboro, a retired nurse, died Tuesday at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 68. Born and raised in Taunton, Mrs. Costa was a graduate of St Mary's Elementary School, Bishop Cassidy High School and St Ann's Hospital School of Nursing.

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  2. Child safety zone proposal submitted for Yarmouth town meeting warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... the public riveted for about two weeks in November, his bus was last seen in the parking lot of Morton Hospital in Taunton. It was towed away after a flurry of media attention. Records Officer Kathleen Hinckley, who registers the sex offenders for ...

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  3. Coast Guard cautions marinersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

    ... stage for the Cape to potentially break both temperature and precipitation records. The National Weather Service in Taunton also issued a flood watch for the region because of the bands of rain. The warm, humid air might also trigger a few ...

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  4. Community Good WorksRead the original story

    Yesterday | Banker & Tradesman

    ... the items across its nine branches during its annual "Stuff a Stocking" program. Mechanics Cooperative Bank in Taunton recently donated $2,500 to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's local fuel assistance program. The program supports more than 25 ...

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  5. GoLocalWorcester | News | Finneran: Help Wanted, Help Needed, Now More Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... families. On December 14, Operation Homefront will host a "Holiday Toys for Military Kids" event in Wellesly Hills, Taunton, and Springfield from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Toys are limited and are on a first come, first serve registration process. Once your ...

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  6. Masked man fires shot during Taunton bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WHDH

    A masked gunman stormed into a bank in Taunton Wednesday and even fired a shot with workers and customers inside. While investigators are searching for him the bank manager is crediting his workers and police with keeping everyone safe during this frightening encounter.

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  7. Masked man robs Taunton bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    The robber arrived at First Citizens Federal Credit Union on Winthrop Street Wednesday afternoon armed with a short-barreled rifle, Taunton police said in a statement. During the robbery, he fired one shot into a wall.

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  8. Court ruling could impact tribe's casino questRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Cape Cod Times

    At every turn in its pursuit of a $500 million casino in Taunton, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has pointed to another tribe in a similar position to show it's a matter of when, not if, they win federal approval for a gambling facility. Earlier this month, a U.S. District Court judge sided with the Cowlitz Tribe in Washington - a decision that Mashpee tribe leaders say bodes well for Project First Light.

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  9. Festival of Lights is a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... people coming in from all around Southeastern Massachusetts - New Bedford and Plymouth, Bridgewater, Raynham, Taunton… all around.” Dalpe says the Festival of Lights even had its first international guests, as a group on holiday ...

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  10. Mashpee tribe hoping for reservation to build casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... won federal recognition in 2007 after a 30-year quest, has proposed a $500 million casino in an industrial park in Taunton. It has submitted an application to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to designate about 150 acres in Taunton and about 170 ...

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  11. Protective vests for sheriff's K9sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... sts $950 and has a five-year warranty. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, call the East Taunton, Mass.,-based organization at 508-824-6978 or go to its website, www.vik9s.org .

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  12. Spree killer Gary Lee Sampson's trial postponed to SeptemberRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Boston Herald

    ... and the court." Sampson, 55, of Abington, pleaded guilty to the carjacking murders of Philip McCloskey, 69, of Taunton and Jonathan Rizzo, 19, of Kingston, as well as the murder of Robert Whitney, 58, of Concord, N.H., in a cottage at Lake ...

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  13. 'Wet Christmas' on tap for Pioneer Valley; up to 3 inches of rain may dampen festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | MassLive.com

    ... which could impact travel. Temperatures are expected also to be in the mid- to upper-50s. The weather service in Taunton has issued a forecast predicting that a strong low-pressure system will pass through Southern New England Wednesday night and ...

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  14. Lompoc Police K9 Awarded Ballistic VestRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Noozhawk

    The Lompoc Police Department's K9 Bolt has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. and a generous donation from the Hausman Family Foundation. Vested Interest in K9s is a charity located in East Taunton, Mass., whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States.

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  15. High school roundups: Sandwich tames Tiger tourney in TauntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Cape Cod Times

    Bryon Hopkins led four Sandwich wrestlers with undefeated days as the Blue Knights finished on top of the pack at the Tiger Invitational at Taunton High School on Saturday. Sandwich tallied 171 points as a team to edge BC High and Foxboro .

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  16. Joshua D. McCrohan, 34,a of N. Dighton, plumberRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Boston Herald

    Joshua D. "Josh" McCrohan of North Dighton, formerly of Berkley, a plumber, died unexpectedly Wednesday at Morton Hospital in Taunton. He was 34. Born in Taunton, Mr. McCrohan was raised in Berkley.

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  17. Our View: It's about justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... around domestic crimes and addiction, the DA's office has a key role in maintaining civic peace. In cities like Taunton, Fall River, Attleboro and New Bedford, that means having policies that recognize the need to provide justice for members of ...

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  18. Obituary: Barbara Saunders, of ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Patch.com

    ... Joseph and Theresa Saunders. Sister of the late Jeanne S. Saunders. Survived by her goddaughter Janice Metoyer of Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON, on Tuesday from 9:30 -10 ...

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  19. Police Log: Lost Dog From Wilmington Found, Shoplifting, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    ... of South Main Street and Route 495 North, Ruddy Sanchez Rodriguez, 20, of Providence, and Shaine Sargent, 23, of Taunton, were arrested on warrants. 11:19 a.m. - A larceny of paper was reported on South Main Street. The reporting party told police ...

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  20. Becker's Hospital Review Names 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to KnowRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PR Log

    ... hospital and health system leaders to know" includes the following leaders: Carmen Acker. CFO of Morton Hospital (Taunton, Mass.) Nancy Howell Agee. President and CEO of Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, Va.) Abha Agrawal, MD. COO and CMO at Norwegian ...

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