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  1. How much snow fell? It's all in how you measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    An unrelenting cycle of storms has dumped massive amounts of snow across New England, eclipsing single-month totals and inching toward historic tallies. Boston, as of Feb. 16, had 95.7 inches of total snowfall this winter, 13 of which fell during the Valentine's weekend storm.

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  2. UMass Dartmouth Roundup: Women's hoops takes over 1st place in LECRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Senior point guard Kelsey Garrity scored 19 points to help lead the UMass Dartmouth women's basketball team to a 56-48 Little East Conference win over Eastern Connecticut State at the Tripp Athletic Center on Saturday. The victory moved the Corsairs into first place in the league standings, a game ahead of the Warriors .

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  3. UMass Dartmouth Roundup: Women's hoops takes over 1st place in LECRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Senior point guard Kelsey Garrity scored 19 points to help lead the UMass Dartmouth women's basketball team to a 56-48 Little East Conference win over Eastern Connecticut State at the Tripp Athletic Center on Saturday. The victory moved the Corsairs into first place in the league standings, a game ahead of the Warriors .

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  4. New Bedford mayor: 'Remain off the roads'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The snow may have stopped and the sun might even be shining through clouds in some parts of the city this afternoon, but New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell said residents should remain off the roads whenever possible to help plow drivers clear roads multiple times in gusting winds. “It will make plowing so much easier if our streets are as free of cars as possible,” Mitchell said today.

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  5. CMSgt Donat E. Robitaille USAFRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    CMSgt Donat E. Robitaille USAF , age 86, passed away on January 11, 2015 in Saint Cloud, Florida. Donat was born in new Bedford, MA on April 10,1928.

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  6. Sickly bald eagles from Lakeville treated at Tufts Wildlife ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    LAKEVILLE - Three ailing bald eagles found Wednesday on the shores of Assawompset Pond were taken for care to the Tufts Wildlife Clinic, said Middleboro Conservation Agent Patricia Cassady. She told The Standard-Times on Saturday that she had a brief conversation with Lakeville Conservation Agent Nancy Yeatts, and learned the birds were being re-hydrated at the clinic, located in North Grafton near the Massachusetts Turnpike outside Worcester.

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  7. Your View: Study history if you hope to learn from itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Jan. 28 marks the anniversary of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy. “We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning,” President Ronald Reagan told the nation, “as they … waved goodbye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth' to 'touch the face of God'.” The country grieved, especially Massachusetts, because among the crew members killed was Framingham native Christa McAuliffe, a U.S. history teacher and the first educator-astronaut.

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  8. Blog: Moths in winter can mean trouble in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Recognize these drab little moths? If you saw them flying around your yard or clinging to the window-screen on some warm nights this fall and winter, you can expect some damage next spring. Winter moths have increased their presence in SouthCoast during the past few years and are expanding westward to Worcester and beyond.

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  9. Mass. health insurance deadline is TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Massachusetts residents who need health insurance starting Jan. 1, 2015, through the Commonwealth can access the state's online application system and receive help from customer service centers or local agencies through Tuesday, Dec. 23. Tuesday is the deadline for residents without Jan. 1, 2015, coverage to complete an application, find out what program they are eligible for, and then pick a plan and pay a premium if necessary. The Commonwealth's integrated online application and eligibility system, found at MAhealthconnector.org, gives applicants the ability to take all of those steps in one sitting.

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  10. Mass. health insurance deadline is TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Massachusetts residents who need health insurance starting Jan. 1, 2015, through the Commonwealth can access the state's online application system and receive help from customer service centers or local agencies through Tuesday, Dec. 23. Tuesday is the deadline for residents without Jan. 1, 2015, coverage to complete an application, find out what program they are eligible for, and then pick a plan and pay a premium if necessary. The Commonwealth's integrated online application and eligibility system, found at MAhealthconnector.org, gives applicants the ability to take all of those steps in one sitting.

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  11. Wareham residents hear emergency plans in case dams failRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WAREHAM - While stressing there's no immediate danger, the failure of four dams in town would threaten life and property, Police Lieutenant and Emergency Management Director John Walcek told a group of residents at an informational meeting Monday. “The first thing I want you to know is there's no present threat, no dams are going to burst,” Walcek told the group before outlining emergency services' two-phase action plan for such an event and the actions residents should take if threatened by flood.

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  12. Brian K. MendesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Brian K. "Shaft" Mendes, 54, of Fall River, died unexpectedly, Friday, November 28, 2014 at home. He was the son of the late George Grovell and Charlotte Mendes.

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  13. Stewart P. WashburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Stewart P. Washburn, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of South Dartmouth and Worcester, Mass., died Sunday, November 23, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H., April 6, 1929, son of the late Walter H. and Josephine E. Washburn, and grew up in Windsor, Vt.

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  14. Stewart P. WashburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Stewart P. Washburn, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of South Dartmouth and Worcester, Mass., died Sunday, November 23, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H., April 6, 1929, son of the late Walter H. and Josephine E. Washburn, and grew up in Windsor, Vt.

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  15. Religion: Women rabbis leading Worcester templesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester has been "taken over" by women, she said, with various ladies on the bima, or pulpit, as of late. And Beth Israel isn't the only temple now led by women – at the newly integrated Temple Emanuel Sinai, the rabbi, cantor and both co-presidents are all female.

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  16. Coakley, Baker battling to wire for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker battled for governor of Massachusetts in a nail-biter Tuesday, with each seeking a measure of political redemption. At press time, 90.9 WBUR reported that with 89.5 percent of the vote tallied, Baker led Coakley with 47.7 percent of the vote to 47.4 percent.

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  17. Report: SouthCoast roads cost drivers $1,600 a year on averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Driving on SouthCoast roads costs an average of $1,608 a year in maintenance, fuel costs and accident repair, according to research from a transportation group. TRIP, a research organization based in Washington, D.C., released a report Tuesday on transportation across Massachusetts, saying SouthCoast is the cheapest in the state for motorists in some categories, but the most expensive in another - safety.

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  18. Cobras begin postseason with familiar foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Cobras, who enter the Eastern Football League playoffs as the number two seed with an 8-2 record and earned a first-round bye, are back in the semifinals and facing an opponent they know very well. Seeking a third EFL championship in four years, the Cobras will first need to get by the third-seeded Taunton Gladiators, who advanced to the semifinals with a 34-0 win over the Quincy Militia last week.

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  19. Talk of the TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Battis Field promises to be rockin' this Saturday night, as the Middleboro Cobras host the Taunton Gladiators in an Eastern Football League semifinal round playoff game. Kickoff is set for 7:45 p.m. The Cobras finished the regular season with an 8-2 record, including a run of three straight wins to close out the schedule, and are the #2 seed in the EFL playoffs.

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  20. UMass endowment grows to a record high of $757MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The University of Massachusetts' endowment has grown to a record high $757 million after fundraising efforts exceeded expectations during the latest fiscal year, system President Robert Caret said. The five-campus system raised almost $117 million in gifts and pledges during the 2014 fiscal year, a 12 percent increase over the previous year and about $12 million more than the goal, he said.

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