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  1. School nurses receive Narcan trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | SouthCoastToday.com

    School nurses at Somerset Berkley Regional High School went through training on how to administer narcan and recognize opioid overdoses last week. The training was done at the high school by Ann Marie Klaver, a consultant hired by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health who is doing the training for nurses at schools in southeastern Massachusetts.

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  2. Stun gun suspect hits 2 more stores in New Bedford, comes up empty-handedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A man suspected of robbing convenience stores in New Bedford, Fairhaven and Taunton with a stun gun tried to rob two stores last weekend, but came away empty-handed, police said. Detective Capt.

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  3. High School Roundup: Clutch homer by Mia Vercellone helps Old Rochester end on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Senior Mia Vercellone hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning to snap a 8-8 tie and help lead the Old Rochester softball team to a 10-8 non-conference win over Coyle-Cassidy on Friday in Taunton. Maddie Lee also had a good day at the plate with a double and three RBIs.

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  4. Louise R. Hubacheck, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Louise R. Hubacheck, aged 90, of Tucson, AZ, formerly longtime resident of Middleboro, died on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. She was the wife of the late George J. Hubacheck.

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  5. Judge sets new hearing date for indicted fishing magnate Carlos Rafael, sheriff's deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The next scheduled court date for indicted fishing magnate Carlos Rafael is a June 22 status conference in Boston, and a trial would have to begin by early September should the case go that far, according to court documents filed this week. The status conference also will include indicted Bristol County Sheriff's Office deputy Antonio M. Freitas, a 46-year-old Taunton resident.

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  6. Governor honors correctional officer for Dartmouth rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The recent Correctional Employee of the Year ceremony at the Statehouse was truly a family affair for Lt. Samuel Rapoza of the Bristol County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Miriam I. Shaw, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Miriam Iris Shaw quietly passed away on May 3, 2016, from natural causes, age 92 years, at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. The loving wife of Julius Shaw; Daughter of the late Jacob Dimond and Pauline Dimond; Sister of Harold Dimond of Cincinnati, OH.

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  8. Ballot petitioners gear up for new round of signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A new round of signature collections is now all that stands between a half-dozen state ballot initiatives and Massachusetts voters in November. “We anticipated the legislature wouldn't do anything, and they didn't, so we've been planning for this round of signatures,” said Jim Borghesani, director of communications for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.

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  9. Retired judge Bettina Borders wins 2016 Jacobs Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Bettina Borders may have retired in December after serving 15 years as a Bristol County Juvenile Court judge, but many of the efforts and causes she championed during her distinguished, innovative career will continue growing for years to come, friends and colleagues said. “She was the heart and soul of our court,” said Roger Oliveira, the court's acting clerk-magistrate.

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  10. Massachusetts personal care attendants applaud new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Personal care attendants and the people who rely on their care are hailing a new contract with the state as a win for everyone. “They're wonderful, hardworking people that deserve to be paid for the quality job they do,” said Quincy resident Anne Johansen, who has muscular dystrophy and couldn't live in her home without the assistance personal care attendants provide.

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  11. 911 calls detail frantic moments during Taunton stabbing rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Officials have released 911 calls made during the frantic moments after a man went on a stabbing rampage in Taunton last week. Stabbing survivor Kathleen Slavin, 58, is heard pleading for emergency crews to hurry after she and her mother, Patricia Slavin, 80, were stabbed inside their home.

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  12. Lillian A. Royer, 94Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Lillian A. Royer, 94 years old, passed from this earth to join her beloved Ralph; her husband of 70 years, on Friday, May 13, 2016. A lifelong resident of New Bedford, Lilllian was the fourth daughter of Azorean immigrants Joao and Maria Freitas.

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  13. Leo "Frank" Follett, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Leo "Frank" Follett passed away peacefully in Ocala, Florida on April 8, 2016, age 76. His wife and daughter were at his side. Frank was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, on March 11, 1940, to Welden "Bill" and Emma Follett.

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  14. Town Manager will contact tribe about land purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Question of the week: What does the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe plan to do with the Middleboro land it has purchased from its former casino investors? The selectmen hope Chairman Cedric Cromwell and members of his tribal council will be willing to at least share the options they're considering. The board voted Monday night to have Town Manager Robert Nunes contact the tribe.

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  15. Petitioners gear up for new round of signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A new round of signature collections is now all that stands between a half-dozen state ballot initiatives and Massachusetts voters in November. “We anticipated the legislature wouldn't do anything, and they didn't, so we've been planning for this round of signatures,” said Jim Borghesani, director of communications for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.

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  16. 'One very special lady'; Taunton stabbing victim remembered at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The East Taunton woman brutally murdered last week in her Myricks Street home was remembered at her funeral Mass as a compassionate person full of humor and with a strong devotion to her Catholic faith. A near-capacity crowd of about 400 people attended Wednesday morning's funeral at Holy Family Catholic Church on Middleboro Avenue where Slavin used to attend daily Mass.

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  17. Game Show Night Spectacular rundraising benefit is May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Rogue Theatre Company presents an annual fundraising benefit in a whole new light, with Rogue's Game Show Night Spectacular , on Saturday, May 21, at Roseland Ballroom Function Room, 174 Broadway, Rte. 138, Taunton.

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  18. Stabbing victim offers gratitude to George Heath, as he's honored in New Bedford, TauntonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Stabbing victim Sheenah Savoy has reached out to thank the man who saved her life - and lost his in the process.

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  19. Family, students gather at Taunton Green to honor GNB Voc-Tech teacher George HeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Friends, family and students of Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech teacher George Heath gathered Thursday night at Taunton Green for a prayer vigil to honor the man who gave his life to save a waitress who was being stabbed at the Silver City Galleria. "He was just an amazing man," said Heath's widow, Rosemary, who was among a group of more than 50 people who held candles and spoke about the Tiverton native and Taunton resident, who died Tuesday while trying to protect a waitress in Bertucci's restaurant.

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  20. As family says attacks could have been avoided, Morton Hospital...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Officials of the Taunton hospital that released a suicidal man hours before he went on a rampage Tuesday that left two dead are terminating the state contractor they say handled the psychiatric evaluation that led to his release. State officials promised to investigate the treatment of Arthur DaRosa, 28, of Taunton, who his family said arrived by ambulance to Morton Hospital around 5 p.m. Monday because he was suicidal and making irrational statements.

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