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Wareham DNR Reports ‘Boo Boo’ the Black Bear Is in Town

“Boo Boo” the bear has apparently made his way down to Wareham. The black bear who has been nicknamed “Boo Boo” by area police departments and residents has been spotted in a number of communities in Southeastern Massachusetts in recent weeks, working his way through Norton, Taunton, Lakeville, Middleboro, Kingston, and Carver, and now it is believed he is the same black bear seen over the past few days in South Wareham.
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Falmouth, MAcapecod.com

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash in Falmouth

FALMOUTH – A car and motorcycle collided in Falmouth around 6:45 PM Sunday. The crash happened on Main Street (Route 28) near Falmouth Heights Road. The motorcyclist reportedly suffered serious leg injuries and was rushed to Falmouth Hospital where a MedFlight helicopter was requested to land to fly the victim to a trauma center. Falmouth Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
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Bourne, MAcapecod.com

Lt. Gov. Polito to Welcome Training Ship Home

BOURNE – The public has been invited to join Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Rear Admiral Francis McDonald and other state officials in welcoming home the Training Ship Kennedy and its crew. The 510 foot vessel and its 400 cadets will have been away for 26 days when it returns home...
Somerset, MAHerald News

Summer on the SouthCoast: Try these 10 can't-miss dining adventures

NEW BEDFORD — "Summer loving" is here on the SouthCoast and now that we’ve entered a post-COVID world, maybe this means a normalized summertime on the menu. Well-a well-a well-a, add these food and drink adventures to your “must-try” list for a SouthCoast summer of dining out — we'll tell you more, tell you more ... 10 more, in fact.
New Bedford, MAcapeandislands.org

A Joyous Juneteenth in New Bedford

Music, food and art highlighted Saturday’s Juneteenth Jubilee in New Bedford. The city’s NAACP Branch and Collective for Change hosted the celebration of Black emancipation. Seirra, of Collective for Change, helped organize the festivities and was thrilled with the turnout, which included groups of friends, couples and families. “The day...
Wareham, MASouth Coast Today

Lucky Goat Brewing a lucky break for beer lovers in Wareham

WAREHAM – It’s not just the gleaming, brand-new wooden bar that runs along the length of Lucky Goat Brewing’s main room at 379 Main St. that gives the combination brewery and tap room its pristine air. It’s also the product of hard work transforming what had been a former fish...
South Coast Today

'A positive force': A New Bedford graduate's hope for the planet's future

NEW BEDFORD — When Raquel Reis was in middle school, her older sister — then a high school junior — started taking an environmental science class. On many days, her sister would come home with nuggets of knowledge that she'd share with the family, like the environmental impact of single-use plastics or meat consumption.
Oak Bluffs, MAvineyardgazette.com

Juneteenth at the Narragansett House Is a Powerful Combination

Over 45 people gathered at the Narragansett House in Oak Bluffs Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, and its new status as a federal holiday. The event began with a communal rendition of Lift Every Voice and Sing, often referred to as the Black National Anthem. The audience then heard from three...
Wareham, MAcapecodtimes.com

Bats power Cotuit past Wareham in Cape League opener

Cotuit’s momentum couldn’t have felt further up in the air late Sunday night. The Kettleers stepped onto the field with a five-run lead in the top of the ninth, and all they needed were three outs to end their first game of the 2021 season victorious. But 25 pitches later,...
Falmouth, MAcapecodtimes.com

Cape Cod Baseball League season opener: Bourne pitching leads to win

Nick Zwack pitched 4 innings, allowed a hit, a walk and struck out 6 for the Braves as they shutout the Harbor Hawks 3-0 in the season opener for both teams on Sunday. Gordon Graceffo pitched 4 innings, allowed 4 hits and struck out 5, Eric Adler pitched 1 inning and allowed 2 hits and struck out 3 for Bourne (1-0). Dalton Rushing scored a run and had a RBI, Braylen Wimmer had a run scored and 2 RBIs and Colby Thomas scored a run for Bourne.
Aerospace & Defensevineyardgazette.com

Vineyard Roots Helped Republic Airways Captain Soar

Ten years ago, Anthony Piland Jr. was an aspiring pilot shadowing Martha’s Vineyard Airport manager Colin Ewing during the Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative’s first annual job shadow day. This summer, Captain Piland, 28, is flying into that same airport as a Republic Airways captain. On Friday, after his second...
Wareham, MAHerald News

'Our home away from home': UMass Dartmouth, local families make baseball team feel welcome

WAREHAM — After a skipped season during the pandemic, the Wareham Gatemen are back with a bit of a different housing situation this year. Traditionally, the collegiate Cape Cod Baseball League players are welcomed into the homes of host families in the SouthCoast region. Recognizing that some families may not feel comfortable inviting players from all over the country into their homes right as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, the team worked out a partnership with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to house its players for the summer season.