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Freetown Man Sentenced for Raping Girlfriend’s Daughter

FALL RIVER — A Freetown man has been sent to state prison after he was convicted of raping his girlfriend’s young daughter. According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Travis Taylor, 51, has been sentenced to serve eight to 12 years in state prison after pleading guilty in Fall River Superior Court to indictments charging him with rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a person under the age of 14. He will also serve 10 years of supervised probation following his release.
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23-year-old New Bedford man sentenced to state prison for 2020 stabbing

A 23-year-old New Bedford man was sentenced to serve two-and-a-half to four years in state prison yesterday after pleading guilty to a stabbing, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Tarus Veal pleaded guilty in Fall River Superior Court to an indictment charging him with aggravated assault and...
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New Bedford Man Sentenced for Stabbing

NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man has been sentenced to serve up to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to a city stabbing that took place last year. According to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, Tarus Veal, 23, admitted in Fall River Superior Court to charges of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
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New Bedford and Fall River Slow to Vaccinate [OPINION]

Perhaps they are waiting for the start of the Mass VaxMillions lottery game to launch next week. Maybe they haven't been convinced of the threat. It's possible they just don't trust the science. Whatever the reason, residents of Bristol and Hampden Counties here in Massachusetts have been reluctant to be...
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Attleboro area voke schools say they're on board with new state admission policies

Area vocational school officials are reviewing the state’s decision this week to drop certain admission requirements, but say they already take steps toward that goal. Vocational schools no longer will be required to consider grades, attendance, discipline records, and guidance counselor recommendations in their admissions. The new regulations will apply...
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Bristol Community College celebrated High School Equivalency graduates with a virtual ceremony

Bristol Community College celebrated its 2021 High School Equivalency (HSE) graduates with a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 6 p.m., on Bristol’s Adult Education Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/bristolccadulteducation and webpage, www.bristolcc.edu/adulteducation. Recipients were recognized for their dedication to successfully completing Bristol’s HSE classes and state-wide examination credential. “We...
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Fall River Man Killed After Car Went ‘Airborne’

FALL RIVER — A Fall River man died last night after a single-car crash on the city's High Street in which the car flew off a steep part of the road. According to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, the driver, a 31-year-old Fall River resident, will not be identified until his next of kin is notified.
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Driver dead after going airborne, crashing into parked car

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE)- A man has died following a crash in Fall River on Sunday night. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office says that the 31-year-old man died at around 11:30 on Sunday night. The man was driving on President Avenue in Fall River when his car went airborne...
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Repeat domestic abuser to serve a decade in prison

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE)- A New Bedford man was sentenced to 10 years in state prison on Friday after numerous domestic assault charges. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office announced on Monday that 30-year-old Pedro Fuentes plead guilty to the following charges in Fall River Superior Court:. Four counts of...
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Blithewold's Music at Sunset concert series returns this summer

Bristol — The Music at Sunset concert series has returned on Wednesdays through September at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol R.I. Spread out the picnic, soak up the warmth of the summer sun over Narragansett Bay, and enjoy a variety of musical performances by local musicians on Wednesday nights at Blithewold.
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Ten Years in Prison for Repeat Domestic Abuser

NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man with a history of domestic violence was sentenced Friday to serve a decade in state prison after he was convicted of several assault and home invasion-related crimes. Pedro Fuentes, 30, pleaded guilty in Fall River Superior Court to four counts of armed assault...