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The decision of some Democratic members of Congress — including U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark — to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration has prompted criticism from both sides of the aisle in Massachusetts this week. Rep. Geoff... [Read More]
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, left, and Matt Albence, assistant director of enforcement for ICE, sign a memorandum of agreement at the Sheriff's Department Wednesday. Herald News Photo | Jack Foley... [Read More]
Police arrested and charged four men on cocaine and heroin trafficking valued at more than $80,000 Tuesday. Members of the New Bedford Police Department narcotics unit seized 700 grams of cocaine and 95 grams of... [Read More]
NEW BEDFORD — Police are investigating a Tuesday night armed robbery at a local convenience store.Police were called at 7:48 p.m. to JC's Corner Variety Store at 377 Cedar St. when a clerk reported... [Read More]
Selectmen Tuesday night revealed some good news in their efforts to rehabilitate the historic former Tremont Nail Factory property that the town acquired in 2004. In a hearing scheduled to discuss seeking state Community... [Read More]
The play was all set for Jovahn Thomas to get his three points, reach 1,000 for his Wareham High career and move on to the business of playing Fairhaven High Tuesday night."The coach... [Read More]
Her grandmother insisted that napkins be set on the table at mealtime, even when there was no food and the napkins looked like rags. Napkins symbolized the dignity the Nazis couldn't take away,... [Read More]
DARTMOUTH — The Parks and Recreation Board is looking for some new diamonds because the existing ones are likely to disappear.   If residents approve a plan for a new police station to be built at... [Read More]
"Don't worry, just stay awake, stay awake.""Stay with me."Aaron "Murdock" Lynk was by his daughter's side trying to keep her head straight and her body warm."I'm thinking, 'am I in a nightmare right... [Read More]
When he steps on the football field, Nate Solder is free for a while. Whether it be at practice or during game days, it has became his sanctuary. It's a place where his... [Read More]
FALL RIVER — Sabrina Harding — a New Bedford woman charged in connection with the 2015 discovery of 46 dead or malnourished animals in her South End apartment — pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges, but... [Read More]
When Danny Renwick decided to give up his ice skates for running shoes, Old Rochester hockey coach Eric Labonte thought it was just to give track and field a try.Boy was he wrong."The... [Read More]
The appointment of Laura L. Douglas, new president of Bristol Community College, became official on Tuesday after unanimous approval from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.Douglas - currently the provost of Des Moines... [Read More]
The New Bedford Homeless Service Providers Network will conduct its annual count of the homeless for a 24-hour period on Jan. 25 through 26.The point-in-time count takes place during the fourth week of... [Read More]
Expressing a commitment to energy reliability and clean energy technologies, Eversource filed a rate request with state regulators Tuesday that would boost charges to its eastern Massachusetts customers by 7 percent and hit... [Read More]
A Warwick woman who fled Rhode Island in 1985 with her two young daughters in a custody dispute with her husband has been arrested in Houston. Elaine C. Yates is facing charges of child snatching... [Read More]
NEW BEDFORD — Police have charged a second New Bedford man in connection with the murder investigation of 21-year-old Justin Ortiz last month, the district attorney's office has confirmed.Justin Camacho, 21, of 122 David... [Read More]
FALL RIVER — A 37-year-old Fall River man — indicted for striking a state police cruiser, fleeing the scene and distributing heroin — was sentenced last week to 5 to 6 years in state prison, the district... [Read More]
NEW BEDFORD — Detectives are investigating three armed robberies to local convenience stores over the weekend, including two at the same store, police said. Lt. Amos Melo, a spokesman for the New Bedford Police Department,... [Read More]
"American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks was on Cape Cod last summer not to sing, but to sing the praises of iconic local foods — including fish and chips — for his new show,... [Read More]