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  1. Thousands pay respects to fallen Worcester firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Thousands of firefighters from Worcester and elsewhere turned out Saturday to honor a fallen city firefighter who died battling an early morning house fire last weekend. A procession of firefighters, fire trucks, and bag pipers made its way through city streets to St. John's Catholic Church for the funeral of 36-year-old firefighter Christopher Roy.

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  2. Worcester firefighter dies in blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WORCESTER - A Worcester firefighter died Sunday shortly after he and another firefighter were rescued from a burning apartment building on Lowell Street. Fire crews went just before 4 a.m. to the apartment building at 7 Lowell St. Two firefighters became trapped and were pulled from the second-floor by colleagues who escaped the flames on ladders.

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  3. Marijuana lessons learned from Leicester: As pot shops roll out,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | SouthCoastToday.com

    That's the advice Leicester Police Chief James J. Hurley is giving fellow community leaders after a barrage of marijuana-seeking out-of-towners descended on his central Massachusetts town, knotting traffic and frustrating local residents. “We always say, 'Plan for the worst and hope for the best,'” Hurley said.

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  4. Orrall vows to eliminate inefficiencies if elected state treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Charging “Inefficiencies, backlogs, budgeting issues,” Keiko Orrall is taking aim at the performance and policy decisions of state Treasurer Deborah Goldberg. Orrall, a Lakeville resident who has been in office since 2011, has been making personal appearances and giving interviews as the Nov. 6 voting day approaches.

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  5. UMass sticking to policies, no matter Q3 outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Repealing the state law that bans discrimination based on gender identity could subject the University of Massachusetts to legal challenges over its policies, system officials cautioned Monday. Question 3 on November's ballot asks voters whether to uphold or repeal the 2016 law that protects transgender people against discrimination in public places and allows them to use sex-segregated facilities that correspond with their gender identity regardless of their assigned sex at birth.

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  6. You look like a fungi: Rainy weather leads to large mushroom haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Dugie Russell opened the back end of his hatchback to reveal a trove of treasures, but it wasn't what you might expect. Inside were enormous mushrooms, two of which weighed about 30 pounds each.

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  7. Scary, but fun HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    When a place asks, “How much fear can you take?” it's a sure sign things are gonna get creepy, scary and probably, downright terrifying. Described as “a massive outdoor haunted attraction that is unlike anything you have ever experienced,” Fear Town takes those who dare on a terrifying journey through a deserted run-down town deep in the woods behind Seekonk Speedway.

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  8. State boo$ts community college studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WORCESTER - Gov. Charlie Baker and other state officials visited Quinsigamond Community College to tout the state's latest investment in financial aid for community college students, the largest such increase in that funding in over two decades, they said. The $7.1 million expansion of the state's existing MassGrant program is intended to provide need-based assistance to community college students, including, for the first time, part-time students.

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  9. Public meeting set in Dartmouth on plan to reduce nitrogen in Slocum RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The state Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, seeking comments on a draft document identifying the need to limit and reduce the nutrient nitrogen in the coastal waters of the Slocum River estuary system.

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  10. Fall River golf tourney for cancer research exceeds fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Piping Systems Inc. in Assonet hosted its first annual “Tee for Cancer-Free” Charity Golf Tournament on the fairways at Fall River Country Club Aug. 14. The event was supported by 18 teams, four of which consisted of friends, family, PSI vendors and clients and other community members. All came out to raise money for the Megan Lally Memorial Fund, which benefits breast cancer research at UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center of Excellence in Worcester.

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  11. Officials cite optimism in growing Worcester art sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Worcester's cultural and artistic history involves many stories of openings and closings, restorations, revivals, re-closings, re-openings, reinventions and remakings. The rise and opening 10 years ago of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is seen by some as an important milestone, both artistically and psychologically.

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  12. After PawSox announcement, Worcester company wastes no time printing shirts and hatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    It will be a few years before a Triple A team plays its first game in Worcester, but a local graphics company believes it's time to say, “Play Ball!” Guertin Graphics & Awards on Southbridge Street began printing unofficial Worcester Red Sox merchandise the day it was announced the Pawtucket, Rhode Island, team was moving to Massachusetts, and the business can't keep up with the demand. The company is not far from where the new Polar Stadium will be built.

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  13. Pawtucket Red Sox moving to WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WORCESTER - The Pawtucket Red Sox and the city of Worcester have signed an agreement that clears the way for the Triple A team to move to the city and play in a stadium that will be built on the former Wyman-Gordon property near Kelley Square. The deal includes a development blueprint that calls for a ballpark, an apartment building, a hotel and retail space.

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  14. Wallace Miranda making an impact for AdmiralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    While much of the Admirals' confidence moving forward has to do with optimizing players' positions, they likely wouldn't be able to hold their heads so high - especially after Saturday's 34-28 loss to the Worcester Mass Fury - if it was not for Wallace Miranda. The Admirals defensive end could be considered the heart of the team, as he's stuck with the New Bedford club since its first days as the Whaling City Clippers.

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  15. Our View: State needs to fix education funding system nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    And it is facing those circumstances because of the failure of the Legislature and governor to adequately reform the way public education is funded in Massachusetts. If the application of Alma for 1,188 additional charter school seats is approved, it will help additional city students benefit from some of the school's strong performance metrics.

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  16. Admirals looking to rebound from blowout loss, injury to leading receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD – When Admirals owner and head coach Peter Kane took over the Southeastern Hurricanes after last season, he imagined a completely new team, one that was rooted deep in the city it plays for. The team's name was changed to the Whaling City Admirals to connect directly to the city's maritime heritage, and its colors changed to the iconic local New Bedford High School's red and white, matching the stadium the team plays its home games in.

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  17. Buddy's Best - Unforgettable 100: No. 10 Kate O'Shaughnessy, Old RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    She will forever be known as the spunky 5-8 guard who helped power the Old Rochester girls basketball team to the first Div. 3 State Championship in school history.

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  18. Our View: A strategic plan is the key to airport's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The city of New Bedford is keenly aware of that fact and is in the midst of developing a strategic plan to make the most of its municipal airport, one of the most valuable transportation assets that New Bedford possesses. Mayor Jon Mitchell announced last month that business and civics leaders have come together in a “blue ribbon commission” to work on a strategic plan that will improve the facility's role as a job creator for the local economy.

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  19. UMass Dartmouth picks interim director for Center for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Phil Adams, the former CEO of a Massachusetts-based energy management software firm that grew from seven to 130 employees, has been appointed interim director of the UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. “I have approached my career as a vehicle to help people and enterprises reach their full potential, so this is an especially exciting opportunity for me,” Adams said in a statement.

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  20. Somerset's Aguiar to play soccer for AssumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Somerset resident John Aguiar certainly was a force for the Bishop Connolly High School boys' soccer team in his senior season, scoring 17 goals for a team that had an 18-2-1 record. He will hope to have similar success at Assumption College where he will be playing soccer in the fall.

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