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Teen Rescued From Water at Beach on Cape Cod

A 15-year-old who was having trouble swimming was rescued by three other teens at a beach in the Centerville section of Barnstable, Massachusetts Wednesday. Centerville Fire Department officials said the three teens, who are from Red Hook, New York, were fishing from the bridge when they spotted the victim struggling in the river near Craigville Beach. Two of the teens jumped off the bridge to help the swimmer while the third kept track of everyone in the water.
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Video: Hundreds attend candlelight vigil For 5-year-old Sandwich boy who nearly drowned

SANDWICH – Hundreds of people attended a candlelight vigil for 5 year old Zohaib Malik-Mohammad of Sandwich who nearly drowned at Snake Pond Beach in Sandwich Sunday. State Representative Steven Xiarhos posted: We continue to fight and pray for 5-year-old Zohaib Malik-Mohammad and his family as he continues to fight hard to survive a near drowning accident at Snake Pond.

Four downtown New Bedford restaurants close — what does this mean for the dining scene?

NEW BEDFORD — Last week, food lovers of the city's downtown restaurant scene were shocked with the news that four places were closing. Whaling City Diner, Cafe Italia Ristorante, Juice'd Cafe and The Vault Music Hall (which used to be known as Greasy Luck) announced on their respective Facebook pages they would be shutting down indefinitely. ...

The Blue Point Restaurant Starts a New Chapter in Acushnet

If you’re a fan of the the Blue Point Restaurant on social media you may have noticed that their has been a flurry of activity recently. If you’re a regular, you might have seen a couple of new faces at the bar or working in the kitchen. One of those individuals is Juan Gomez who is actually returning to his roots as the new chef/ co-owner of the Blue Point. Years ago, Juan got his start working in the kitchen along side longtime owner David Riccardi. After venturing off to chart his own path and culinary career, he’s returning to a place that kickstarted his journey. For the past few years Juan has been the head chef at Knuckleheads, but when an opportunity presents itself you have to take a leap of faith. The other half of this dynamic team is Natasha Silva, who brings extensive restaurant experience of her own as a bartender and front of the house manager. Its her presence that you see on social media and her drive to reach and engage new fans of the amazing food that Juan will be creating.

Police: Man arrested for domestic assault in Duxbury

DUXBURY — A 48-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Duxbury yesterday. Authorities say they were notified of a domestic disturbance at Tabor Lane at around 4:45 p.m. An investigation leads to the arrest of Brett Hill for domestic assault. Hill was issued a citation and held at...

One person hospitalized after shooting in Taunton

TAUNTON, Mass. — An investigation is underway following a shooting in Taunton Wednesday night that left one person injured. Police responded to the area of Mador Ave. around 8 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 44-year-old Taunton man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He...

Southcoast Health Welcomes Renowned Cardiologist to the Heart and Vascular Center

Southcoast Health announced today that cardiologist Bruce Brown, MD FACC, officially joined the not-for-profit community health system this month. Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, he is now practicing at the Southcoast Health Rosebrook location in Wareham while continuing to provide inpatient consultative service at Tobey Hospital. “The...

Teens jump off bridge to save 15-year-old from drowning in Barnstable

CENTERVILLE - An afternoon of fun and fishing for young friends from New York Wednesday quickly turned tense when they watched a stranger jump off a bridge into the Centerville River near Craigville Beach."He was bobbing up and down in the water and then he went under, and I couldn't see him," Will Anagnos said. "I didn't really know what to do. I just pulled him out from under the water and then I brought him back to shore."Firefighters credit Will and his friends for saving the 15-year-old's life. Will's mother credits years of swim lessons, water safety, and his...

Man shot in Taunton

TAUNTON, Mass. (WLNE) –A man man was shot Wednesday night in Taunton. The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. in the area of Mador Avenue. The man, who’s 44 years old, was taken to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. His name wasn’t immediately released.

Pickup truck rolls on roof on Route 6 in Sandwich

SANDWICH – A pickup truck rolled on its roof in Sandwich sometime before 11:30 PM Wednesday. The crash happened on Route 6 westbound between exit 63 (Chase Road) and exit 61 (Quaker Meetinghouse Road). The driver was able to get out of the truck and was evaluated. Mass State Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Falmouth Town Manager Julian Suso removed by Select Board

Select Board member Onjalé Scott—Price made the motion to dismiss Suso, which was affirmed by her and fellow board members Chair Nancy Taylor, Douglas Brown and Samuel Patterson. Member Edwin Zylinski abstained. At April 25 meeting, the board read its performance evaluation of Suso in which members said...

$1 million in funding will transform New Bedford's former Hillman Firehouse into apartments

NEW BEDFORD — The fate of the historic Hillman Firehouse has been secured with its transformation into affordable housing expected to begin by the end of the year. A $1.05 million grant from New Bedford’s Housing Expansion Initiative fills the gap in funding that will allow the Waterfront Area Historic League, or WHALE, to move forward with its plans for eight affordable housing units in the former fire station originally built in 1892.

Fireworks, food trucks, music and ice cream: Fall River's plans for the Fourth of July

FALL RIVER — The city's annual Fourth of July celebration will include music and food trucks before capping off with fireworks over the Taunton River. “Bringing back the fireworks last year felt like bringing back a sense of normalcy and community," said Mayor Paul Coogan. "People seemed excited to be celebrating together again and the crowd was incredibly respectful, to each other and to the parks."  ...