Rehoboth, MA


Rehoboth Selectmen Approve Land Swap

On Monday, the Board of Selectmen approved a memorandum of purchase and sale of real estate between the Housing Authority and the Town of Rehoboth. In exchange for giving the town a six acre parcel of land off of Anawan Street, the Housing Authority will be given control over 5.41 acres of land on Bay State Road which contains the Anawan School and the adjacent site where the former Council on Aging was located.
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Bristol Sheriff-Elect Heroux Eases Concerns on Staffing and Program Changes

Bristol County Sheriff-Elect Paul Heroux made his first in-studio appearance on WBSM's SouthCoast Tonight since his upset victory over longtime Sheriff Tom Hodgson. Heroux said he and Hodgson haven't had a conversation since the election. Heroux has spoken with Bristol County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Jonathan Darling and he expects that he and Hodgson will meet before Heroux is sworn in as sheriff on January 3.

Friends: Jogger killed in southeastern Massachusetts crash was officer

The name of a southeastern Massachusetts man that died after a pedestrian crash has been announced. According to police, at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Police and Fire units were dispatched to a reported crash involving a pedestrian near the intersection of Cocasset and Oak Streets in Foxborough. Upon arrival,...

Officers Recover a Loaded Firearm After a Traffic Stop in Dorchester

At about 10:06 PM, on Monday, November 28, 2022, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Mekhi Roderique, 18, of Providence, RI, on firearm charges after a traffic stop in the area of 508 Park Street in Dorchester. While on patrol, officers observed a motor vehicle with excessively...

Duo faces several charges

Nov. 29—MANSFIELD — Two Putnam residents face several charges including burglary and the use of drug paraphernalia following their arrests in Mansfield on Thursday. According to Connecticut State Police, at approximately 4:23 p.m. on Thursday, State Troopers from the Troop C barracks in Tolland responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked behind a.

Portsmouth's Greenleaf starts legal marijuana sales on Dec. 1. What you need to know.

PORTSMOUTH – Aquidneck Island residents will no longer have to cross the Massachusetts border to legally purchase marijuana once Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center, and other sites in Rhode Island, start recreational sales on Dec. 1. Pursuant to the Rhode Island Cannabis Act, the dispensary submitted a successful application for a “hybrid retail license” which allows a licensed compassion center to sell both medical marijuana and recreational-use marijuana to Rhode Island adults over the age of 21. ...

News from the Rehoboth Food Pantry

As we once again move into the Holiday Season, our neighbors, individuals, organizations, and businesses alike continue to insure the Pantry has the means to help our neighbors in need!. We had a wonderful Volunteer Appreciation event in October (Thank you Blanding Library and Whitney Pape!) We had a chance...

Holiday decor preparations before heavy wind, rain

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE)– With heavy rain and wind set to come Rhode Island’s way Wednesday, one mayor gave some tips to keep holiday decor secure. Warwick’s Mayor Frank Picozzi has hosted holiday light shows and decorations in his front yard for roughly two decades. “I’ve engineered this...

Former Fall River Mayor, now a Club Fed resident, loses appeal

Former Fall River Mayor, now a Club Fed resident, loses appeal. – News covered by Quincy Quarry News with commentary added. His criminal conviction appeal, that is. Quincy Quarry has no idea how things are going for the showers. Jasiel Corriea II was once a young political star after...

Enjoy THREE nights of WaterFire

Enjoy THREE NIGHTS OF WATERFIRE, with partial lightings Thursday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5:30–9 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 3, Santa’s Village opens at 5:30 p.m. and Santa will arrive by boat during the WaterFire lighting. Each of the three nights of the WaterFire Holiday Celebration will feature Holiday ArtMart vendors and food trucks offering seasonal treats. A toy drive benefitting the families of Children’s Friend will be taking place each night. Additional programming is planned for each night.