Popular Discount Supermarket Closes Doors, Leaving Shoppers Stunned in Warwick, Rhode IslandEmily Rose KentNewsBreak Contributor
Slang words to use when you travel to Massachusetts: No one will know you're a tourist!Dr. T (yes, I have the degree!)NewsBreak Contributor
Rhode Island Man Charged with Cocaine Possession Near Canadian Border on Lake ChamplainDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Taunton Police Officers Injured in Encounter with Knife-Wielding SuspectRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
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Taunton Officers Injured at Suspect's Residence, One Stabbed Multiple Times; Suspect in Custody
Several Taunton police officers were injured in an incident on Tuesday evening. The situation arose when officers tried to halt another driver who acted aggressively during a different traffic stop. Recognized by the police, the driver fled but crashed his car into what's believed to be his house and then ran inside.
Police: Body of missing Fall River man found
Fall River Police confirmed that the body of a missing 21-year-old man was found Tuesday morning.
Fundraiser For Foxborough Mom Of 3 Young Children Who Died Unexpectedly Nears $200K
The amount of money raised for a Foxborough mom is a testament to the hole she left in the community, her friends and family said. Christine McDonough died unexpectedly Sept. 17 after suffering a cardiac arrest while out to eat with her husband and three young children. In the days since her p…
‘Unsettling situation’: Authorities reveal cause of puppy deaths in Berkley
Authorities have revealed the cause of death for a pair of puppies who passed away in late August while receiving veterinary care in Berkley.
Police chief in Massachusetts charged with insider trading will resign
A Massachusetts police chief charged with insider trading that allegedly netted a group of men more than $2.2 million in illegal profits will resign.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Cats Of taunton, MA Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of taunton..
Recently released Rhode Island man arrested in Massachusetts, suspect in murder of 27-year-old Emmanuel Torres Plaza
Police have released the name of a suspect in a fatal shooting that took place on Saturday evening. According to police, officers responded to a reported shooting in the area of Dexter Street and Sumner Avenue in Central Falls just after 9:15 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located a Hispanic man...
Mass. State Lottery winner: $100,000 ‘Mass Cash’ prize won at 7-Eleven
A lottery player in Massachusetts won $100,000 when they bought a ticket for the daily “Mass Cash” drawing on Monday, Sept. 25, from a 7-Eleven store with a Dunkin’ inside. The winning numbers for the drawing on 8, 12, 15, 24 and 30. The winner had bought...
Savor the Slice: A Guide to the 2 Essential Pizza Stores in Raynham
In this article, we explore two delightful pizza stores in Raynham. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Cumberland fatal stabbing suspect held without bail
A Pawtucket man accused of fatally stabbing a man in Cumberland was held without bail at his arraignment on Wednesday. Robert Perry, 34, was charged with one count of first-degree murder at 6th Division District Court, according to court documents. Perry did not enter a plea in court as the...
Bomb threat forces evacuation of all Abington schools, students now back in class
A bomb threat made to Abington school buildings forced the evacuation of all of the town’s schools on Tuesday morning, the school superintendent said.
Local Alert: Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts Test Scheduled for October 4, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plan to test the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on October 4, 2023, at 2:20 PM ET. This will be the third EAS test and the second for mobile devices. The goal is to ensure these systems effectively alert the public in emergencies. If severe weather occurs, the test will be moved to October 11.
Six Rhode Island Teens Caught in Mansfield, Massachusetts Car Break-In Spree
Yesterday, the town of Mansfield, Massachusetts, experienced a wave of car break-ins. The burglaries, which began around 3:19 a.m., resulted in the arrest of six juvenile males from Rhode Island according to Mansfield Police Department. The first call to the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Emergency Communications Center (SEMRECC) alerted authorities of...
Keniel Diaz-Romero pleads not guilty to charges in Nathan Paul killing
After he was arrested in Puerto Rico and brought back to Massachusetts for trial, an 18-year-old pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a February 2022 killing of a 17-year-old Weymouth student, officials said. Keniel Diaz-Romero, formerly of Quincy, was ordered held without bail following his arraignment in Norfolk...
Bingo, large seating events postponed at Taunton Council on Aging due to renovations
TAUNTON - The Taunton Council on Aging has temporarily relocated its services until the end of the year while the current space undergoes renovation. According to the Council on Aging newsletter, the senior center at 30 Olney St. closed on Sept. 5 and will remain closed through Dec. 31. Fitness and yoga classes that are typically held at Olney Street have been relocated to the Taunton City Building Department headquarters at 141 Oak St. All off-site events...
MA hanson's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around hanson.
(Almost) halfway there: Week 4 picks and previews for Greater Taunton area teams
TAUNTON— The final week of September is here, and with it, the mid point of the high school football regular season here in the Greater Taunton area. Last week, Taunton (2-1) went up 14-0 before succumbing to a three touchdown comeback effort by Middleboro in an 18-14 loss to the Sachems. Bridgewater-Raynham (0-3) put up their highest point total of the season, even leading at the half, before ultimately falling 31-21 to Barnstable. Bristol-Plymouth (1-2) recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown before Mashpee put up four unanswered touchdowns to win 26-7.
Taunton students learn to become referees, earn class credit
TAUNTON - Taunton High School students are learning from a different type of playbook. They are getting schooled inside and outside the classroom to become future referees. The Sports Officiating Class is a first of its kind in Taunton and part of a school to work program. "Where we are able to give them the background, the knowledge of rules, the mechanics, the training, everything they need and hopefully we can place them out into the officiating workforce," Taunton Public Schools Athletic Director Mark Ottavianelli said. This particular class is made up of juniors and seniors. Here they get full course class...
Taunton landfill solar array finally approved. How much money will the city make?
TAUNTON — The former Taunton landfill will soon be home to a massive solar array. The City Council unanimously approved a lease agreement on Sept. 19 with developer Nextgrid to install a little over 7,800 solar panels on the southern side of the landfill. The project won’t cost the city or its taxpayers any...
New owners of former Squires restaurant in Hanover may demolish building
Chef Andrea Schnell is familiar with what can happen when taking over the space of a treasured restaurant. Her very first restaurant, Sorelle Bar & Grill, opened in 2016 at the site of Vin & Eddie’s in Abington. She faced what she called a “small kind of backlash,” with some complaining that it would “never be as good.” After all, she was up against an Italian restaurant that had a six-decade presence in the town.