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Taunton Man Injured in Mador Ave Shooting

TAUNTON — A Taunton man has been wounded in a city shooting on Wednesday evening, according to Taunton police. Police said in a release that officers responded to the area of Mador Avenue for a report of a shooting at around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday. They arrived to find the...
TAUNTON, MA
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Poll Suggests Rhode Island Congressional Seat Could Flip Red

It is not unusual for Rhode Island, the biggest little blue state in the Union, to send Republicans to Congress. When I was a reporter in Providence, Rhode Island in the 1990s, Republicans Claudine Schneider and Ronald M. Machtley represented the Ocean State in the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican John Chaffee served in the U.S. Senate for years.
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Blues Icon James Montgomery Joins New Bedford’s Cape Verdean Recognition Week

On Thursday, June 30, a festive musical blowout at Cisco Brewers Kitchen and Bar in New Bedford will feature nationally-renowned blues musician James Montgomery, and SouthCoast favorites like Chubby and Tiny Tavares of the Grammy-winning Tavares, Mike "Tunes" Antunes from Beaver Brown Band, Candida Rose and Calu Bana, popular Cape Verdean vocalists Kevin Gomes and Angella K of K G Express, and a first-time appearance for Simpatico, directed by Carlton Pina.
NEW BEDFORD, MA

Wareham Firefighters Put Out Train Car Fire

WAREHAM — Wareham firefighters extinguished a fire in a train car on Tuesday, just days after responding to a gas leak scare at the Cranberry Highway Target. The Wareham Fire Department wrote about the incidents in two Facebook posts late Tuesday night. In the first post, the department described...
WAREHAM, MA

Suspected Brockton Drug Dealers Caught in Massive Bust

BROCKTON — After a massive drug sweep in Brockton on Tuesday morning, state and Brockton police have arrested 15 city residents and one Rockland man for allegedly dealing fentanyl and cocaine. They also issued 24 more arrest warrants for other suspected area drug dealers and took 17 other people...
BROCKTON, MA

Fall River Chick-fil-A Ready to Start Serving the SouthCoast

After months of anticipation, the latest Chick-fil-A on the SouthCoast is officially ready to open. You've likely seen construction underway at SouthCoast Marketplace on William S. Canning Boulevard since the winter and wondered when all the amazing chicken nuggets and waffle fries would be coming your way. Well, that wait is finally over.
FALL RIVER, MA

Fall River Police: Man Caught Discarding Illegal Gun

FALL RIVER — A Fall River man has been arrested after police said they caught him with an unlicensed firearm earlier this week. At around 8:35 a.m. Monday, officers received a tip that 23-year-old Carson Underwood had allegedly threatened someone with a gun, according to police. Officer Marques Pires...
FALL RIVER, MA

Which 2004 Boston Red Sox Player Could Save the 2022 Season?

The 2004 Major League Baseball season was unlike any other in my lifetime. The World Series was pure magic, legendary. It's the stuff that baseball dreams are made of. Not only was the 2004 season historic in that it was the first time that the Boston Red Sox won the World Series since they defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two in the 1918 World Series 86 years before, but it was also the 100th edition of the World Series.
BOSTON, MA

Fairhaven’s Forgotten Fast Food Drive-Thru Is a Blast From the Past

There it sits behind a building on Fairhaven’s Huttleston Avenue – alone, forgotten, a marker of a bygone era few seem to recall. Once, it shone bright, illuminating the night with its offerings of meats, cheeses, vegetables and other delicious options. Now it is a dim, empty, soulless reminder that despite its clever marketing slogan, Blimpie is not “America’s Sub Shop,” at least not on the SouthCoast.
FAIRHAVEN, MA

Taunton Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

TAUNTON — Taunton police have arrested a city man in connection to an armed robbery at a gas station last week in which the clerk was injured. Police said in a release that 38-year-old Christopher Azevedo has been taken into custody and charged in the GeKo gas station robbery last Wednesday.
TAUNTON, MA