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Martha's Vineyard Times

Iozzo was with family when moped crash happened

A 20-year-old West Brookfield woman was with her parents, who were also on a moped, at the time the moped she was on crashed into an oncoming car, according to a Chilmark police report. On Sept. 28 Hannah Iozzo was in a group of three mopeds on South Road in...
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Man Who Died Near Johns Pond In Mashpee Identified

Police are investigating a fatality near the Johns Pond area of Mashpee after a man’s body was found Monday morning, September 13. The Mashpee Police Department responded to a report of a missing person around 7:40 AM on Monday. A man was found dead after a police search in the wooded area near Johns Pond.
Wicked Local

Here comes the story of the hurricanes in Wareham

WAREHAM - The Wareham Historical Society invites the public to share pictures and memories of the hurricanes that impacted our community and the New England area at the Wareham Historical Society presentation Monday: Remembering hurricanes that impacted Southcoast. There will be displays of books, pictures and articles on the 1938,...
Sun Chronicle

Attleboro man faces charges of indecently touching, secretly videotaping teenage girl

ATTLEBORO — A 37-year-old city man is facing charges he indecently touched a teenage girl and later secretly videotaped her taking off her clothes during visits to his home. Joshua W. Gohring pleaded innocent last week in Attleboro District Court to charges of indecent assault and battery, videotaping an unsuspecting person under the age of 18 in the nude, and possession of child pornography.

Westport Police Make Two Drugs Arrests in Two Days

WESTPORT — Westport Police have made two separate drugs-related arrests in the past two days after stopping the vehicles for other reasons. Police said a Fall River man was pulled over on motor vehicle offenses early this morning before police found him to be driving drunk with multiple bags of marijuana.

Harbor View Hotel Sues MVC Over Strict Conditions on Spa Expansion

The Harbor View Hotel has sued the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, challenging the conditions attached to the recent approval of an expansion to the hotel’s spa, calling them unduly onerous, irrelevant and even illegal. The commission approved the spa expansion in a 9-5 vote on July 22, with more than a...
Sun Chronicle

Rockland man gets up to 7 1/2 years in prison for gunpoint pot robbery in Attleboro

ATTLEBORO — A 22-year-old Rockland man has been sentenced to up to 7 ½ years in prison for robbing an Attleboro marijuana dealer at gunpoint last April. After pleading guilty in Fall River Superior Court earlier this week, Ivan Andjuar was given a 4- to 7 ½-year prison term followed by three years’ probation after his release, Gregg Miliote, spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, said Friday.

Meet the Candidates: Who’s running for Fall River mayor?

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — On Tuesday, Sept. 21, voters will head to the polls to cast their ballot in the preliminary election for Fall River mayor. Incumbent Mayor Paul Coogan is facing challenges from three other candidates: City Council President Cliff Ponte, Jonathan James Albernaz and Michael Vandal. The two highest-ranking candidates will go head-to-head in the general election in November.
Patriot Ledger

Norwell officials slam studies that say High Street 40B project won't add traffic

NORWELL – Traffic continues to be a point of concern for town officials and neighbors when it comes to a 56-unit housing project proposed for High Street. Members of the Norwell Zoning Board of Appeals and the public questioned the national data used to calculate how much traffic a development will create during a recent meeting on the proposed development.

Fairhaven Issues Boil Water Order After E. Coli Found

FAIRHAVEN — Fairhaven residents are being advised to boil their water through next Tuesday after E. coli was found in the water system. The order comes from the town's Superintendent of Public Works Vincent Furtado, who stated that samples collected on Tuesday showed one hit of E. coli bacteria in the untreated water well.