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The Herald News
Livestrong participants form lasting bondsLinda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood FALL RIVER — The participants of the
The Herald News / Posted 7 hours ago
Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood FALL RIVER — The participants of the YMCA’s Livestrong program expected the program would help them physically in their cancer journey. But they never expected they’d form lasting friendships. Christine... Read more
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The Herald News
Tiverton man named Swansea veterans agent as Sampson, LaChance near retirementexpenses. Their cases range widely from younger and middle-aged veterans needi
The Herald News / Posted 9 hours ago
expenses. Their cases range widely from younger and middle-aged veterans needing work, whom they often refer to the Fall River Career Center. Sometimes there’s been the gratification of an employer calling specifically looking to hire a... Read more
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The Herald News
B-R stays red hot in girls' basketball win over DurfeeMike Thomas Herald News Sports Editor FALL RIVER - This wasn't a good time to
The Herald News / Posted 12 hours ago
Mike Thomas Herald News Sports Editor FALL RIVER - This wasn't a good time to face the Briidgewater-Raynham girls' basketball team. Durfee found that out when the visiting Trojans left Fall River with a 67-54 non-league victory over the Hilltoppers... Read more
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The Herald News
Make noise, get fit at Fall River libraryDeborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard FALL RIVER — The Fall Ri
The Herald News / Posted 12 hours ago
Deborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard FALL RIVER — The Fall River Public Library may be known as a quiet and scholarly space devoted to research and reflection. But, not in the meeting room on Thursdays where no one will be shushed... Read more
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The Herald News
Seeing red at the Greater Fall River Art AssociationLinda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood A pop of color is brightening the wa
The Herald News / Posted 13 hours ago
Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood A pop of color is brightening the walls of the Greater Fall River Art Association for the new exhibit, “Color Me Red.” Challenged to create a piece of artwork related the color red, artists embraced the... Read more
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The Herald News
Viveiros, Sahady get hefty raisesJo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — Two of Mayor Jas
The Herald News / Posted 18 hours ago
Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — Two of Mayor Jasiel Correia II’s top administrators signed two-year employment contracts with each containing hefty raises. City Administrator Cathy Ann Viveiros, who is serving under... Read more
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The Herald News
Merrow launching new dress shirt line but future in Fall River uncertainKevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO FALL RIVER — Merrow Manufa
The Herald News / Posted 18 hours ago
Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO FALL RIVER — Merrow Manufacturing will launch another business Thursday. The company has 20 stitchers making dress shirts. There could be another 70 jobs soon, according to Charlie Merrow, who... Read more
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The Herald News
Dominican national sentenced for running fentanyl ring out of Fall RiverA Dominican national residing in Fall River will spend the next dozen years in
The Herald News / Posted 20 hours ago
A Dominican national residing in Fall River will spend the next dozen years in prison for leading a large-scale heroin and fentanyl trafficking organization in southeastern Massachusetts. Dedwin Cruz-Rivera, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Court... Read more
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The Herald News
Alleged 'inside job' leads to charges against Fall River man after large quantity of medical marijuana stolen in R.I.a portion of what was taken has been recovered. Steven Gomes, a 25-year-old he
The Herald News / Posted 21 hours ago
a portion of what was taken has been recovered. Steven Gomes, a 25-year-old heating and air conditioning contractor from Fall River, was arrested Nov. 27 and charged with breaking and entering, possession of a controlled substance and multiple... Read more
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The Herald News
Livin' and Dion: Taking ownership of Lizzie Bordenmake noise. While I have almost no interest in the Lizzie Borden murder case,
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
make noise. While I have almost no interest in the Lizzie Borden murder case, I do feel vaguely protective of her in a Fall River way, and a new movie about her just means that they’re going to make poor Andrew and Abby’s skeletons dance one... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amherst hacks top state payroll, usual suspects low on listpresidents since, is at No. 29 — $377,883.01 as “executive vice president.” An
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
presidents since, is at No. 29 — $377,883.01 as “executive vice president.” And there’s Ed Lambert, former DCR hack and ex-Fall River mayor at $191,028.11 — he’s the “vice chancellor governmental relations & public affairs.” Lambert is No.... Read more
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The Herald News
THE RIGHT ATTITUDE: Durfee swimming and diving team young and feistyGreg Sullivan Herald News Staff Reporter FALL RIVER – They're young and they'r
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Greg Sullivan Herald News Staff Reporter FALL RIVER – They're young and they're pumped. The Durfee High swimming and diving team keeps striving to get better as a team and as individuals and, on Tuesday, the hard work translated into a W. Facing... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland police calls for Jan. 11-16, 2018police calls • Noon. Vandalism in the 600 block of East Eighth Street. • 1 p.
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
police calls • Noon. Vandalism in the 600 block of East Eighth Street. • 1 p.m. Theft in the 1800 block of Fall River Drive. • 1 p.m. Noninjury motor vehicle accident in the 600 block of North Denver Avenue. • 1 p.m. Noninjury... Read more
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The Herald News
City Council approves March 6 election date for Durfee fundingJo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — The City Council
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — The City Council assembles tonight to vote on the date to hold a special election regarding funding for a new $260 million B.M.C. Durfee High School. The special meeting was called a... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘It’s the worst part of the job’ to call (or not call) a snow dayto call, or not to call, a snow day. “It’s the worst part of the job,” said Ma
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
to call, or not to call, a snow day. “It’s the worst part of the job,” said Matt Malone, superintendent of schools in Fall River. “We get into this work to educate kids, and what do we do? We get in trouble for making snow calls.” The... Read more
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The Herald News
Elderly couple allegedly robbed by Fall River manBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested a Fall River man who is alleged to have stolen two iPads and credit cards belonging to an elderly couple this past weekend. Shaun Cabral, 32, of 237 Tuttle St., is... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘It’s the worst part of the job’ to call (or not call) a snow dayto call, or not to call, a snow day. “It’s the worst part of the job,” said Ma
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
to call, or not to call, a snow day. “It’s the worst part of the job,” said Matt Malone, superintendent of schools in Fall River. “We get into this work to educate kids, and what do we do? We get in trouble for making snow calls.” The... Read more
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The Herald News
FOLLOW LIVE: City Council votes on Durfee election dateJo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — The City Council
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — The City Council assembles tonight to vote on the date to hold a special election regarding funding for a new $260 million B.M.C. Durfee High School. The special meeting was called a... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police seek tips following pair of shots fired incidents during weekendBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are inves
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are investigating two confirmed shots-fired incidents from over the weekend in Fall River. A home on Lowell Street and a parked vehicle at Maple Gardens were struck by gunfire.... Read more
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The Herald News
Any new plans for King Philip Mill? Fall River to find out Thursdaywill be a positive development plan and we can get something going.” Jo C. Goo
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
will be a positive development plan and we can get something going.” Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — As part of the second effort to auction off and redevelop the King Philip Mill complex, the public is invited to... Read more
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The Herald News
76-old man allegedly robbed in Fall RiverBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are inves
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are investigating a reported armed robbery Saturday night on the 600 block of North Main Street. The victim, a 76-year-old man, told police that he dropped a bag as he was getting... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sundance Film Festival 2018: Here are 5 films getting advance buzzWW2. pic.twitter.com/5VfAUaCNDm (Craig William Macneill, director) Based on
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
WW2. pic.twitter.com/5VfAUaCNDm (Craig William Macneill, director) Based on the 1892 murder of Lizzie Borden's family in Fall River, Mass., theplaylist.net says "this tense psychological thriller lays bare the legend of Lizzie Borden (Chloe... Read more
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The Herald News
Footlights' musical, 'Urinetown,' opens Jan. 25FALL RIVER — Footlights Junior Repertory Company will bring the musical," Urine
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
FALL RIVER — Footlights Junior Repertory Company will bring the musical," Urinetown," to the stage at Morton Middle School Thursday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 27. Premiering in 2001,"Urinetown" is a comedy musical that satirizes the legal... Read more
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The Herald News
'A Streetcar Named Desire' opens Thursday at Firebarn TheatreFALL RIVER — "A Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Little Theatre’s Firebarn Thea
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
FALL RIVER — "A Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Little Theatre’s Firebarn Theatre on Thursday and runs for two weekend performances. Considered by many to be the greatest of Tennessee Williams’ dramas, it is set in New Orleans and tells the story of... Read more
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The Herald News
'United Tastes' delves into America's first cookbookLinda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood Keith Stavely, the former director o
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood Keith Stavely, the former director of the Fall River Public Library will return to the library with his wife, Kathleen Fitzgerald, to discuss their recently published book, “United Tastes: The Making of the... Read more
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The Herald News
BCC's Grimshaw Gudewicz Gallery opens 2018 with 'Untitled'FALL RIVER — Bristol Community College's Grimshaw Gudewicz Gallery opens 2018 w
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
FALL RIVER — Bristol Community College's Grimshaw Gudewicz Gallery opens 2018 with Untitled (Still Not Titled Yet), an exhibition by Sam Duket and Brad Fesmire. The show will run from Jan. 25 through Feb. 22, and features new works created... Read more
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The Herald News
Diman done in by mistakesFALL RIVER - One of the most crucial aspects to winning any sort of competition
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
FALL RIVER - One of the most crucial aspects to winning any sort of competition is minimizing the mistakes that your opponent can use against you. In a 6-2 loss to Sacred Heart at Driscoll Arena on Saturday night, two Diman penalties proved to the... Read more
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The Herald News
Durfee Hilltoppers able to hold off the BengalsFALL RIVER - It all came down to the second period in an intracity hockey match
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
FALL RIVER - It all came down to the second period in an intracity hockey matchup at Driscoll Arena as Durfee took advantage of the power play to beat Diman 2-1 on Monday afternoon. The majority of the first period saw the teams at a deadlock. Diman... Read more
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The Herald News
Kids use Martin Luther King Day to share their thoughts with American troops serving overseasimportant in any context, but, for those serving America overseas, traditional
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
important in any context, but, for those serving America overseas, traditional mail is very welcome. On Monday, at the Fall River Boys & Girls Club on Bedford Street, kids from the Mayor’s Youth Council, and the Boys and Girls Club’s Keystone... Read more
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The Herald News
At BCC's annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast, the struggle for equality goes onLaura Douglas. “We cannot let hate speech hide behind free speech,” she added.
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
Laura Douglas. “We cannot let hate speech hide behind free speech,” she added. The Rev. Darryl Malden, pastor of the Fall River African Methodist Episcopal Church, gave the blessing, and spoke a few words about King, quoting him. “Dr. King... Read more
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The Herald News
City Pier work unearths old hunk of Fall River graniteKevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO FALL RIVER — There were th
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO FALL RIVER — There were those moments when the workers had to stop, to make time for admiration, Ken Fiola said. Tradesmen working on the City Pier were unearthing a granite culvert, 150 years... Read more
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The Herald News
CVS opening drug disposal units in 40 locations, including 2 in Greater Fall Rivergrants to programs at Boston Medical Center, Mattapan Community Health Center a
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
grants to programs at Boston Medical Center, Mattapan Community Health Center and Greater Lawrence Family Health Center. The two units opening in Greater Fall River are: Fall River: 685 Pleasant Street Swansea: 1700 Grand Army of the Republi... Read more
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The Herald News
IV bag shortage hits Fall River hospitalsDeborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard FALL RIVER – At Southcoa
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Deborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard FALL RIVER – At Southcoast Health’s three hospitals, it’s taken cooperation and creativity to deal with a national shortage of intravenous bags, something hospitals and clinics use every day to... Read more
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The Herald News
Learning through songLinda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood FALL RIVER — As Mary Zema sang, “You
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood FALL RIVER — As Mary Zema sang, “You’re making music, yes, indeed…” she stopped in front of each student letting the little hands strum the acoustic guitar. A few minutes later, the group of mostly autistic... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
WWII vet receives overdue military honorsnow has his overdue Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other prestigious honors. Vo
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 3 days ago
now has his overdue Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other prestigious honors. Voigt, of Warwick, Rhode Island, grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts, and joined the U.S. Army after graduating from high school in 1943. He was wounded from grenade... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
WWII vet receives overdue military honorsnow has his overdue Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other prestigious honors. Vo
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
now has his overdue Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other prestigious honors. Voigt, of Warwick, Rhode Island, grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts, and joined the U.S. Army after graduating from high school in 1943. He was wounded from grenade... Read more
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The Herald News
Library Corner: Week of Jan. 15Here's what's happening at area libraries for the Week of Jan. 15: FALL RIVER
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
Here's what's happening at area libraries for the Week of Jan. 15: FALL RIVER Fall River Public Library, 104 North Main St. Phone: 508-324-2700 • Fax: 508-324-2707 • South Branch Phone: 508-324-2708 • Email: frweb@sailsinc.org’. HOURS: Mon. -... Read more
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The Herald News
Trips for Week of Jan. 14- Saturday, Jan. 27 - price $25 - receive free buffet or $10 Food Voucher and $
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
- Saturday, Jan. 27 - price $25 - receive free buffet or $10 Food Voucher and $10 Slot Play. Leave from Mattress Firm in Fall River at 7 a.m., leave 103 Park & Ride in Somerset at 7:15 a.m. Departure from Foxwoods, 4 p.m. For more information,... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Hull, a bald eagle sighting creates a stira new record topping the previous year’s record of 59. She said eagle nests hav
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
a new record topping the previous year’s record of 59. She said eagle nests have been spotted south of Boston in Lakeville, Fall River, the Westport River area, and Mashpee. Larson said this is a good time of year to spot bald eagles because the... Read more
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The Herald News
Durfee teachers shift focus to learning after water damageBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Students sociali
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Students socialized in the hallways and walked to their classes like a regular school day. Other than the industrial cleaning equipment outside the west entrance and the cordoned-off... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River Fitness Challenge gives participants a healthy outlookNews Staff Reporter It’s not just about losing weight. It’s good to lose weig
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
News Staff Reporter It’s not just about losing weight. It’s good to lose weight if you need to lose, but the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge is about fitness, as the name suggests. "We don't want it to be totally weight-focused,” said... Read more
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The Herald News
New Lizzie Borden film taking intriguing libertiesbe fact and what may be fiction in the latest Lizzie Borden movie Deborah Alla
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
be fact and what may be fiction in the latest Lizzie Borden movie Deborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard FALL RIVER — When the film Lizzie makes its debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19, movie-goers will see a side of... Read more
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The Herald News
CHARLEY SOARES: Food for thoughtpotato and some roasted peppers rolled in tin foil. The club, those chouricio s
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
potato and some roasted peppers rolled in tin foil. The club, those chouricio sandwiches, and the heart of the North End of Fall River was erased off the map as the west side of Lindsey Street to the Somerset shore was taken for the Route 79... Read more
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The Herald News
Shedding pounds in YMCA's Diabetes Prevention ProgramLinda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood As the half a dozen or so people in
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood As the half a dozen or so people in the Diabetes Prevention Program at the Fall River YMCA edged closer to the end of the year-long program they unabashedly ticked off their weight loss amounts: 40 pounds,... Read more
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The Herald News
BIG 3 BATTLE: Durfee girls survive against BrocktonMike Thomas Herald News Sports Editor FALL RIVER - It was a little too close f
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Mike Thomas Herald News Sports Editor FALL RIVER - It was a little too close for comfort, but Durfee didn't let this one slip away. The Hilltoppers maintained a lead for the entire second half and held on for an exciting 62-57 Big 3 girls'... Read more
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The Herald News
State rep. hears about Fall River's efforts to address opioid problemBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — State Rep. Denis
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — State Rep. Denise Garlick, D-Norfolk, said she was in Fall River to listen. She got an earful. Garlick, the chairwoman of the Massachusetts House Chair of the Joint Committee on Mental... Read more
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The Herald News
Hearing in lawsuit between FROED, Fall River canceled after judge is unavailableJo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — A hearing in Bri
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — A hearing in Bristol County Superior Court set for Thursday in the case brought by the city against the Fall River Office of Economic Development for alleged back rent was... Read more
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The Herald News
Livin' and Dion: Welcome to our hillbillyholeof immigrants,” and “diversity is our strength.” The overused phrases are like
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
of immigrants,” and “diversity is our strength.” The overused phrases are like pennies with the date worn smooth. Here in Fall River, we have always been right at the grinding, pushing, moving, intermarrying, confusing, “This customer doesn’t... Read more
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The Herald News
Joshua Brewer, Alison Andrade wedJoshua Brewer and Alison Andrade, of Fall River, were married Oct. 14, 2017 at
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Joshua Brewer and Alison Andrade, of Fall River, were married Oct. 14, 2017 at Venus de Milo, Swansea. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Diane Andrade of Fall River. She is a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School graduate, class of 2009. She... Read more
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The Herald News
Two Fall River homes hit by bullets on Thursday nightFALL RIVER — Police are investigating a reported shots fired incident from Thur
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
FALL RIVER — Police are investigating a reported shots fired incident from Thursday night. Police spokesman Detective John Robinson said officers responded to the area of 760 King Philip St. aruond 9:30 p.m. after the city's ShotSpotter system... Read more
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