Sandwich, MA

Sandwich Provides Updated COVID Announcement

SANDWICH – Sandwich Health Director David Mason and Sandwich School Superintendent Dr. Pamela Gould recently delivered a PSA to update the town on COVID-19 protocols in Sandwich schools. They also addressed frustrations among members of the public related to students being sent home because of COVID protocols. Regarding mandatory absences,...
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New Bedford Fire Hospitalizes Two, Displaces Seven

NEW BEDFORD — Two people, including a child, have been hospitalized in a house fire in New Bedford's North End on Sunday afternoon that has also displaced seven people. The city's fire department stated in a Facebook post that fire crews responded to the fire at 269 Tinkham St. at around 3 p.m. yesterday.
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New Bedford High School Violence Must Be Addressed [OPINION]

Spokesman Arthur Motta said New Bedford School Superintendent Thomas Anderson is taking reports of violent fights at New Bedford High School "seriously." But at the same time, Motta seems to dismiss the incidents as simply "students who are having challenges assimilating back to the in-person school environment." WBSM News reached...
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Aerosmith Guitarist Selling Amazing MA Home for $4.5 Million (24 pics)

When you think of legendary American rock bands, Aerosmith has to be at or near the top of that list. The bad boys from Boston have been together for over five decades and have had an incredible influence on not only rock music but rap music alike. Think back to 1986 when Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. teamed up for a rap/rock version of 'Walk This Way.' That was one of the first times (at least on a national level) that people saw rap and rock join together. Now we see it all the time but the idea of combining the two genres was brand new back then. I've been lucky enough to see Aerosmith perform five times and they never put on a subpar show.

New Bedford Police Department promotes three officers to Sergeant

“We are very pleased to announce the promotions of three of our finest officers to the rank of Sergeant. Please give your congratulations and very best wishes to:. The three were promoted on Friday during a ceremony at the beloved Whaling Museum in downtown New Bedford. Chief Oliveira also used...

Fire damages cottage in Sandwich

SANDWICH – Fire broke out in a small cottage in Sandwich shortly after 9:30 PM Sunday. Firefighters were called to 59 Ploughed Neck Road. The fire reportedly started in a bathroom and spread to the attic. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Cape Wide...
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Town could seek override at October TM

ORLEANS -- Who couldn’t use an extra million dollars? It would certainly help with the grocery bills. Orleans wanted an extra million, but not for groceries. On Thursday the Orleans Community Preservation Committee (CPC) declined by a 4-3 vote to supply $1 million to support the proposed 14-unit affordable housing project at 107 Main St., site of the former Masonic Lodge.

Mashpee Tribal Government Center Closed Temporarily Due To COVID-19

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s community and government center is closed temporarily due to an increase in positive COVID-19 case counts. A post on the tribe’s website on Monday, September 20, said the tribe is “taking precautionary measures to safeguard our community” and that all personnel will be transitioning to working from home.

14 Unique Museums in Massachusetts You May Not Know About

Every season is museum season here in Massachusetts. There's nothing like packing sandwich lunches, corralling the whole family into the car and heading out for a whole day of learning and exploration. But maybe you've already done a lot of your "typical" museum trips. You've seen the stunning work of...

Camping on Cape Cod: Nickerson State Park

Nickerson State Park has an ideal location in Brewster, MA. Nickerson’s 2,000 acres offers more than 400 campsites, including yurt and group camping, an amphitheater, hiking trails, an eight mile bike path that connects to the 26-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail, and ponds stocked year-round with trout. Cape Cod Bay is within walking or bicycling distance. There is also a playground conveniently on property for kids to enjoy.
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Vintage wood-bedecked beauties come to Wareham for ‘woodie’ car show

WAREHAM – The vintage beauties that visited A.D. Makepeace’s Tihonet Village Sunday as part of the Yankee Wood Chapter of the National Woodie Club’s Car Show aren’t just for exhibition. The cars known affectionately as “woodies” because they’re from a bygone era where wood was used in a car’s construction...
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1942 postcard found at Edgartown post office

It’s not every day the United States Postal Service finds a lost postcard from 79 years ago. Keith Marino, an employee of the Edgartown Post Office, found the postcard in their daily straggler mail section. Once Marino found out who it was for, he contacted the next of kin, Robert Ciancio.
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Student-run restaurant and salon reopen for the public at Plymouth South High School

PLYMOUTH – Flat breads and coiffed heads are back on the menu in the technical studies program at Plymouth South High School. For the first time in more than a year, the school’s culinary arts and cosmetology programs have opened the doors of their restaurant and hair salon to customers from the general public. The return was much anticipated and appreciated on both sides.