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New Bedford Police Make 10 Arrests at Portuguese Feast

NEW BEDFORD — Police in New Bedford arrested 10 people during the four-day Feast of the Blessed Sacrament this past week, according to police spokesman Lt. Scott Carola. They were taken into custody for a variety of offenses including disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer, and resisting arrest, Carola noted.
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Dartmouth alumnus, 24, dead in New Hampshire

The man was in Hanover for the Dartmouth Class of 2020 commencement. A 24-year-old man died after he was found severely injured on a New Hampshire embankment Sunday, officials said. Around 1:48 a.m. the Hanover Fire Department responded to a report of a person injured on a rocky embankment under...
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Michelle Carter, Conrad Roy case: Carter’s probation has ended; What this means for the woman convicted in the texting-suicide case

Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself through a series of text messages and phone calls when they were teenagers, has completed her probation. Roy was found dead in a Fairhaven Kmart parking lot on July 13, 2014. Officials...

The Return of the 106th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Was a Hot One, but Highly Successful

The 106th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford would not be as successful as it was if it wasn't for the hard work and dedication of the committee and volunteers. When you have any type of outdoor event here on the SouthCoast in the dog days of August, it's going to be hot. There's no doubt about that, but this year felt a little more stifling. Regardless, it didn't stop the crowd of thousands upon thousands from getting their Feast on.

Portuguese Man o' War Sightings Prompt Beach Closings In Massachusetts

Several Massachusetts beaches have been closed in recent days due to sightings of Portuguese men-of-war, venomous marine animals closely related to jellyfish. Harding's Beach in Chatham was closed Sunday and part of Monday due to the animals. The town of Yarmouth closed all south side beaches on Monday for the same reason, warning that a sting from a man-of-war is "excruciatingly painful."

Blackstone River Commons Paddle to Explore ‘Hidden’ Waterway’s Charm

The Blackstone River, known as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, once powered a multitude of mills along its shores, including Slater Mill in Pawtucket. (Colleen Cronin/ecoRI News photos) From Aug. 11-14, a group of advocates for the Blackstone River will travel its entirety, from Worcester, Mass., to Narragansett...

Little League Regionals 10s All-Star Baseball: South Shore responds with a bang, still in mix for playoff round

CRANSTON, R.I. — South Shore responded the best way possible after suffering its first loss of the summer two days ago: With a resounding victory. Chase Curro paced a balanced attack with three hits and five RBI and SSLL exploded out of the gate with a nine-run first inning as it cruised to a 20-4 victory over Maryland in the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regional 10s All-Star Baseball Tournament Monday at Cranston Western Little League.

NBC 10 I-Team: RIPTA driver shortages triggering bus delays

(WJAR) — Doubling down on delays, the NBC 10 I-Team got to the bottom of why RIPTA passengers have been waiting for buses that aren’t coming at their scheduled times. Jayden McGowan told NBC 10 he relies on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, but lately, he never knows if his bus is coming or not.