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Truck of Man Missing Since 2006 Found at Bottom of Vermont River

The truck of a man missing since 2006 has been found at the bottom of a river in Duxbury, Vermont, after a team of divers Wednesday discovered it in the Winooski River, WCAX reported. Donald Messier, 34, of Waterbury, disappeared 16 years ago on October 15, 2006, after leaving a...
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Duxbury High’s Matt Festa bets on himself in search of a Div. I football scholarship

DUXBURY — It takes some people years to learn to bet on themselves and follow the path less traveled. Duxbury High senior quarterback Matt Festa already understands that. Festa has an undefeated record so far (3-0) guiding the top-ranked football team in the South Shore. He also has generated interest from colleges, but has no Division I football scholarship offer … yet.

One person injured in boat crash in Cape Cod Canal by Mass Maritime Academy

BOURNE – One person was injured after a sailboat reportedly crashed into a tugboat in the Cape Cod Canal by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The victim reportedly suffered an arm injury and was transported to Tobey Hospital in Wareham. There was some damage to the sailboat although the extent was not clear. The incident is under investigation by Massachusetts Environmental Police. Further details were not immediately available.

Rochester Fire Crews Honored for Saving Chief’s Life

ROCHESTER — Firefighters, paramedics, and police in Rochester were awarded at a ceremony last week for saving the life of Rochester Fire Chief Scott Weigel when he suffered a heart attack in August. According to a Facebook post from the Rochester Fire Department, six firefighters and paramedics from the...

Fall Fest at Mashpee Commons Returns Saturday

MASHPEE – The Mashpee Commons Fall Fest will celebrate Autumn with seasonal events this Saturday. Family-friendly activities include pumpkin and face painting, a touch-a-truck event, and photo contest. Local vendors of Mashpee Commons will offer sidewalk shopping and fall foods during the event. Songwriter Catie Flynn will also be...

Restaurant owners feeling impact of Sysco truck driver strike

NEWTON - It has now been five days since drivers went on strike at Sysco Foods, a major supplier based in Plympton. Many restaurants that rely on Sysco are now scrambling to stock up their freezers. The owners at Baramor in Newton were just about out of food at the start of the week. "It was Boston College Parents' Weekend here so that means there's a lot more people in town, so we were just slammed," said Arpit Patel. Patel expected a food delivery on Monday until he got the dreaded text message from his food distributor...

RAQ is BAQ, Part Deux

Back in August, RAQ surprised everyone — including themselves — with a pair of deluxe shows at Soundcheck Studios Pembroke in Massachusetts. Whatever trepidation they might have had about playing out for the first time in four years dissolved the instant they got back together, Chris Michetti noted recently. Originally concerned about the upcoming two-night run at Nectar’s in Burlington, Vermont, Michetti also said they are now primed and ready to see the place full of familiar faces October 14 & 15.

Brownell Boat Stands to move operation to Dartmouth

MATTAPOISETT – A Mattapoisett business will soon move its operation out of town. Brownell Boat Stands was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Accelerate Program to assist in moving its operation to Dartmouth. The company doesn’t currently own the building they’re leasing, so “what [they] can...

Brockton center managing rise in immigrant mental health patients

BROCKTON - Tireless providers at the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center are managing the health and mental health of dozens of new immigrants every week.Some of them have complex mental health issues."Certainly patients who have come through the southern border have had a lot of trauma. There is violence. Some kids are abused," lead pediatrician Dr. Janemarie Dolan told WBZ-TV. "The number of patients has expanded astronomically. We see about 20-to-25 new patients a day."Dolan said every single patient is evaluated by the center's behavioral health team."Some kids have anxiety. Some kids have post-traumatic stress disorder and do need counseling and...


It is our pleasure to announce an exciting new project underway at Bridgewater State University! BSU has retained Carnegie, an industry leader in reputation research and enrollment strategy, to help us with an important research and consensus-building project to clarify and define “who we are,” i.e., the BSU brand.

Solve It 7: Credit Card Payment Mix-up

KINGSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Their goal was to get rid of a big credit card bill. But when a payment mix-up ended with a Kingston couple trying to find their 20-thousand dollars, they called Solve It 7. “This whole thing started when we wanted to put this addition on our...

Teamsters, most of them drivers, on strike at 2 Sysco facilities

Teamsters union members at two distribution centers operated by giant food distributor Sysco are on strike and negotiations have deteriorated significantly in the past day. The Teamsters late Wednesday released a statement that said negotiations for both groups of workers broke down and the strikes are continuing. A strike by...

Vehicle rolls on roof on ramp from Route 25 to the rotary in Bourne

BOURNE – A vehicle apparently lost controlled and landed on its roof in Bourne. The crash happened sometime before 9 AM Wednesday on the ramp from Route 25 to the rotary. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and appeared to have escaped any serious injury. Motorists should expect delays in the area. Mass State Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Severe weather coverage: Strong thunderstorms affecting southern Cape Cod

Continuing coverage of Severe Weather: Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 637 PM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022 …A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southern Barnstable County through 730 PM EDT… At 636 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Dennis, or near Brewster, moving west at 25 mph. […] The post Severe weather coverage: Strong thunderstorms affecting southern Cape Cod appeared first on