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This is West Country
PHOTOS: Demolition latest at former school in TauntonDEMOLITION work is progressing on the former St Augustine of Canterbury School,
This is West Country / Posted 52 minutes ago
DEMOLITION work is progressing on the former St Augustine of Canterbury School, off Lyngford Road, in Taunton. The work is in preparation for Selworthy School, for students with special educational needs, moving it facilities for older students to... Read more
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This is West Country
Appeal to save puppy's leg after mystery accidenthe was fitted with a plaster cast, but his leg is now bowed and he is unable to
This is West Country / Posted 52 minutes ago
he was fitted with a plaster cast, but his leg is now bowed and he is unable to walk and run. Jerri Bosley, of Taunton, a volunteer with pet charity Paws 4 Thought (P4T) has placed Chase with a foster home in Somerset and hopes to raise... Read more
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This is West Country
The benefactor who gave his name to a Taunton streetHAMMET Street is one of the most elegant parts of Taunton with handsome Georgia
This is West Country / Posted 2 hours ago
HAMMET Street is one of the most elegant parts of Taunton with handsome Georgian building facades leading to the beautiful front of St Mary Magdalene Church. But do you know how it got its name? The answer appears in a recent biography of Sir... Read more
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This is West Country
Room badly damaged in arson attack on Taunton sheltered accommodationA ROOM in a shletered housing complex was badly damaged in a fire this morning
This is West Country / Posted 2 hours ago
A ROOM in a shletered housing complex was badly damaged in a fire this morning (Monday). Three fire engines from Taunton Fire Station were sent to the incident in Trinity Road, Taunton, at 8.54am. Firefighters, who were greeted by smoke issuing... Read more
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This is West Country
Mary in trainers, a tractor instead of a donkey - Christ's nativity 2000 years onSteel, a retired priest who enjoys presenting the Christian faith in ways that
This is West Country / Posted 5 hours ago
Steel, a retired priest who enjoys presenting the Christian faith in ways that bring it to life. And it’s all been built by Taunton firm George Bros. On Sunday the congregation and their minister, the Rev Dr Susan Durber, ended the service outside... Read more
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This is West Country
Second 999 fire call in same street in two daysproperty in Cheddon Road shortly after 9pm. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Resc
This is West Country / Posted 5 hours ago
property in Cheddon Road shortly after 9pm. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Two pumps from Taunton were immediately mobilised by fire control. "On arrival the officer in charge confirmed a fire within the kitchen... Read more
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This is West Country
Breaching a court order and speeding - court latestRECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include. Joshua Robert
This is West Country / Posted 6 hours ago
RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include. Joshua Robert Sidney Gill, 20, of Moorland Close, Taunton, breached a community order imposed for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, 12 weeks detention... Read more
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This is West Country
Get tickets for The Pretenders, Simple Minds and KT Tunstall performing in TauntonGLOBAL icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders will be performing their classic h
This is West Country / Posted 6 hours ago
GLOBAL icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders will be performing their classic hits when they come to Taunton next summer. They will be on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid on a UK-wide tour taking in Taunton Racecourse. Simple... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wariness, excitement follow plans to expand drug courtsprogram for federal defendants charged with drug crimes, although not everyone
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
program for federal defendants charged with drug crimes, although not everyone qualifies. Xavier Ramos, a 27-year-old from Taunton, was in court last month awaiting a sentence for his role in a heroin distribution ring. Ramos had no violent... Read more
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Boston Herald
17-old turns himself in after 4 robberiesTAUNTON, Mass. — A second suspect has been taken into custody in connection wit
Boston Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
TAUNTON, Mass. — A second suspect has been taken into custody in connection with multiple robberies in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. East Providence Lt. Raymond Blinn says a 17-year-old boy turned himself into Taunton police Sunday. Police say... Read more
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Boston Herald
Man charged with robbing store, stabbing customerTAUNTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has been charged with robbing a Rhode Isla
Boston Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
TAUNTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has been charged with robbing a Rhode Island liquor store and stabbing a 68-year-old customer who police say tried to intervene. Miguel Gonzalez was charged Friday with robbing the liquor store in East Providence... Read more
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This is West Country
Cancer charity committee lead by example with big fundraising effortsTHE committee of Taunton-based County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiothe
This is West Country / Posted 23 hours ago
THE committee of Taunton-based County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy led the way in fundraising for the charity this week. A week-long raffle they held at the Beacon Centre cancer unit at Musgrove Park Hospital - which it helps equip... Read more
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This is West Country
Slates blown off roof and dent car in high windsTWO people are going to be unhappy when they go out this morning. First, the o
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
TWO people are going to be unhappy when they go out this morning. First, the owner of a property in Wellesley Street, Taunton, will discover a number of slates on the pavement after they were blown off their roof. And the owner of a car parked in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Snowfall totals: How much fell in your area?12/09 Springfield 5.5 1106 PM 12/09 Sterling 7.0 1210 AM 12/10 Sturbridge 5.
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12/09 Springfield 5.5 1106 PM 12/09 Sterling 7.0 1210 AM 12/10 Sturbridge 5.0 743 PM 12/09 Sudbury 6.0 1112 PM 12/09 Taunton 3.7 1158 PM 12/09 Tewksbury 6.0 1037 PM 12/09 Topsfield 6.5 1101 PM 12/09 Turners Falls 3.0 1047 PM 12/09 Ware... Read more
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The Herald News
Sen. Pacheco: Communities should sue state over South Coast Railand build a new station in the town should consider cooperating in a lawsuit ag
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
and build a new station in the town should consider cooperating in a lawsuit against the state, Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, has said. Pacheco first made the comment in November, at a meeting of the Middleboro Board of Selectmen. Only one... Read more
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This is West Country
Exhibition of proposals for riverside retirement apartments in TauntonTHERE was plenty of interest at a public exhibition of a proposed retirement co
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
THERE was plenty of interest at a public exhibition of a proposed retirement complex beside the River Tone off Taunton town centre. Churchill Retirement Living wants to build 72 one and two-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Lidl store on... Read more
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This is West Country
Dogs cheering up patients at Musgrove Park Hospitalas Therapy charity and also accompanies them on visits to Cedar Lodge care home
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
as Therapy charity and also accompanies them on visits to Cedar Lodge care home across town. Mrs Budd, of Kingston Road, Taunton, said: "The patients love them, particularly in Musgrove, because the patients are quite isolated in their beds. "It... Read more
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TribLIVE
John Weagraff of Gibsonia had lifelong love of educationdescribed her father as a man of deep faith who not only attended church but al
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
described her father as a man of deep faith who not only attended church but also served on church boards in Taunton, N.Y., Murrysville and East Dennis, Mass. He was a financial adviser and treasurer for the churches he attended. “He... Read more
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Boston Globe
This holiday season, shop till you drop is going out of stylethings, we have to start early,” said Cook, who founded and runs the Matthew Mi
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
things, we have to start early,” said Cook, who founded and runs the Matthew Mission, a homeless-outreach center based in Taunton. This is the third year that Cook has run a holiday gift program for teens who are on their own. Last year, 100... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Stoughton man arrested for two-state robbery spreeCharles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – One of tw
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – One of two men suspected in a string of robberies in Rhode Island, Taunton and Raynham was nabbed by a Taunton cop on routine patrol Thursday night. Miguel Gonzalez, 19, 13 Dino... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Armed robbery spree suspect nabbed in Taunton held without bailCharles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – A Stought
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – A Stoughton man police say was part of a two-man team that robbed four Bay State and Rhode Island businesses within a week was ordered held without bail at his arraignment... Read more
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The Herald News
Holiday Fund top donorsThe Herald News and Taunton Gazette would like to recognize the following top d
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
The Herald News and Taunton Gazette would like to recognize the following top donors to the 2017 Holiday Fund: GOLD CLUB $500 from Auclair Funeral Home $300 from Carl F. Sawejko and Suzanne Dore $250 In memory of Arlene Cabral from her sons $500... Read more
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The Herald News
2017 Herald News Newsmaker of the Year nominee: Jack Sbregacommunities, but BCC was considered to be those buildings in Fall River. Sbreg
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
communities, but BCC was considered to be those buildings in Fall River. Sbrega increased the institution’s presence in Taunton, Attleboro, and New Bedford, pushing for satellite campuses. His tenure as president of the school saw growth at the... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Match Preview: Yeovil Town v Lincoln Cityjust as they did for the away games at both Exeter City and Forest Green Rovers
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
just as they did for the away games at both Exeter City and Forest Green Rovers, before continuing their journey to Taunton where they will stay overnight. I expect Danny Cowley to make some changes to the starting line-up that came out... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Taunton police nab suspect in string of armed robberies in MA and RICharles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – One of tw
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON – One of two men suspected in a string of robberies in Rhode Island, Taunton and Raynham was nabbed by a Taunton cop on routine patrol Thursday night. Miguel Gonzalez, 19, 13 Dino... Read more
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This is West Country
Musgrove cancer care is 'fourth best in the country' despite failing on waiting time targetPark is the fourth best hospital in the country for patient experience of cance
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
Park is the fourth best hospital in the country for patient experience of cancer care, the managing trust has revealed. Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (TST) highlighted the survey results after recent annual figures showed that more... Read more
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This is West Country
Andrew Margetts jailed for years of abuse in 'modern day horror story' has jail sentence cutperiod. London’s Court of Appeal has ruled he will now only serve 20 years of
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
period. London’s Court of Appeal has ruled he will now only serve 20 years of the original sentenced handed to him at Taunton Crown Court in January. He stood trial accused of 23 charges, seven counts of rape, seven of indecent assault, three... Read more
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The Herald News
Prayer trees latest addition to Forest of Light at First Parish in TauntonBy Jordan Deschenesjdeschenes@tauntongazette.com TAUNTON --- The First Parish
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
By Jordan Deschenesjdeschenes@tauntongazette.com TAUNTON --- The First Parish Church is continuing a festive tradition this year, with around 80 Christmas trees already erected on its grounds for the annual Forest of Light display. The holiday... Read more
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This is West Country
House linked to suspected drug dealing closed down and boarded up by policeboarded up the Hamilton Road property after securing a closure order against it
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
boarded up the Hamilton Road property after securing a closure order against it. The Halcon One Team, in partnership with Taunton Deane Borough Council, has been working with residents to obtain the order at Taunton Crown Court, which has led to... Read more
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Business Wire
Fine Woodworking Taps Tom McLaughlin as Host, Teams up with Public Televison Producer WGBH for Season 8 of an All-New “Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking” Television Series Premiering on Public Television in April 2018impairments. More info at www.wgbh.org. About Fine Woodworking For more than
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
impairments. More info at www.wgbh.org. About Fine Woodworking For more than 40 years, Fine Woodworking, published by Taunton, has been teaching, inspiring, and connecting with a passionate audience of woodworkers eager for reliable... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Middleboro, other towns mull South Coast Rail lawsuitand build a new station in the town should consider cooperating in a lawsuit ag
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
and build a new station in the town should consider cooperating in a lawsuit against the state, Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, has said. Pacheco first made the comment in November, at a meeting of the Middleboro Board of Selectmen. Only one... Read more
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metro
This beautiful rottweiler with vitiligo is looking for his forever homeAdorable Duke has beautiful markings on his face from vitiligo. He ended up at
metro / Posted 2 days ago
Adorable Duke has beautiful markings on his face from vitiligo. He ended up at the RSPCA animal centre in Taunton, Somerset, in October when his owner could no longer care for him (Picture: RSPCA/Mercury Press This beautiful dog with vitiligo is... Read more
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This is West Country
How much 'snow' Taunton will actually see during weather warning for iceA WARNING for ice and snow remains in place for Somerset but how much of the wh
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
A WARNING for ice and snow remains in place for Somerset but how much of the white stuff are we likely to see in Taunton? Hardly any at all, according to the Met Office, which will come as no surprise. While the temperature is unlikely to rise... Read more
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This is West Country
Taunton trying to put a smile on homeless people's faces this ChristmasA TAUNTON charity has launched its Christmas appeal to help those most in need
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
A TAUNTON charity has launched its Christmas appeal to help those most in need during the holidays. Rosie Hather, fundraising and communications officer for TAH, said: “As the temperature drops and Christmas approaches, life can get much tougher for... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Weekend previewsbe more clinical when travelling to Bury St Edmunds tomorrow. The National Lea
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
be more clinical when travelling to Bury St Edmunds tomorrow. The National League 2 South table-toppers beat third-placed Taunton Titans 13-7 last week. But Williams believes the scoreline flattered their rivals, who scored their points late... Read more
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The Herald News
BCC men's basketball wins 10th straightDelaleu said. "He has a lot of God-given ability. If it's clicking with him, yo
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Delaleu said. "He has a lot of God-given ability. If it's clicking with him, you can see it." Corey Green, a freshman from Taunton High School, collected 25 points. Winbush is one of two BCC players from Louisiana, the other being freshman point... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton Housing Court facing drastic cut in days of operationCourt is ever closed, the citizens who use it would have to travel to the neare
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Court is ever closed, the citizens who use it would have to travel to the nearest Southeast Housing Court locations in Taunton or Plymouth. “Many of the people served won't have the necessary transportation to travel to other jurisdictions,”... Read more
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The Herald News
Recent Holiday Fund donations receivedFALL RIVER — The Herald News and Taunton Gazette Holiday Fund has received the
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
FALL RIVER — The Herald News and Taunton Gazette Holiday Fund has received the following donations today: $500 Attorney John Farrissey and Minty Silvia Farrissey $100 Roland and Anna Depin, in memory of their teenage daughter Jennifer A Depin $100... Read more
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The Herald News
2017 Herald News Newsmaker of the Year nominee: Powerboat race rescuerswas nearby. On that boat was master instructional diver/fire Lt. Jay Hayes. A
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
was nearby. On that boat was master instructional diver/fire Lt. Jay Hayes. A 21-year firefighter/paramedic of the Taunton Fire Department, and the leader of its dive team with 12 years of experience, Hayes was part of an independent rescue... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Snow expected to arrive earlier than last year in Brockton areaWeather Service is forecasting one to two inches of snow for Brockton, accordin
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Weather Service is forecasting one to two inches of snow for Brockton, according to Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist in the Taunton office. “Right now, we’re looking at a coastal storm that’s generating from the southeast coast of the United States... Read more
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This is West Country
Cancer charity 'proud' of Taunton woman's support while her husband battled leukaemiaTAUNTON woman Samantha Safe has been praised for her charity work after her hus
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
TAUNTON woman Samantha Safe has been praised for her charity work after her husband’s battle with myeloid leukaemia. Samantha was highly commended alongside family and friends at the Anthony Nolan Supporters Awards for dedication to raising funds... Read more
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The Herald News
Snow possible for SaturdayFALL RIVER — Break out the snow boots and snow shovels. The National Weather S
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
FALL RIVER — Break out the snow boots and snow shovels. The National Weather Service in Taunton is forecasting the first accumulating snowfall of the season for Saturday. According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the NWS, accumulating snow... Read more
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This is West Country
Ilminster Entertainment Society still going strong after 70 yearsthing which has changed is we are a small group but we get a lot of people who
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
thing which has changed is we are a small group but we get a lot of people who want to come here to act from Yeovil, Taunton and Chard and just from Ilminster.” As it states on the group’s website about volunteers: “We are always happy to... Read more
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This is West Country
Musgrove Park Hospital missed waiting time target for 25 of cancer patientspatients at Musgrove Park Hospital are not being seen within a 62-day waiting t
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
patients at Musgrove Park Hospital are not being seen within a 62-day waiting time target, according to new figures. The Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (TSFT) met the target waiting time for 74.7% of patients in the last 12 months -... Read more
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This is West Country
Primark removes Christmas candle from sale after claim it burst into flamesmore than 80,000 times and Primark has confirmed the product has been pulled fr
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
more than 80,000 times and Primark has confirmed the product has been pulled from its stores, which include a branch in Taunton, pending an investigation. A Primark spokesman said: “We take the safety of our customers and quality of our... Read more
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This is West Country
Somerset NHS Trust fails on waiting time target for 9,000 people in annual figuresMORE than 9,000 patients at key services in Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust have
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
MORE than 9,000 patients at key services in Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust have been forced to wait longer than the target waiting times, according to new annual figures. Nearly 92% of patients at the trust's accident and emergency department were... Read more
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This is West Country
ANALYSIS: What does the merger of Taunton Deane and West Somerset councils actually mean?replaced by one covering a massive area is a step closer. But it’s provoked st
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
replaced by one covering a massive area is a step closer. But it’s provoked strong utterances in the debating chambers in Taunton and Williton and taken up a hefty amount of column inches in County Gazette because, like it or not, it is going to... Read more
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This is West Country
Minehead Eye working with West Somerset's 'left behind' youngstersor the limited number of skilled jobs here," Mason said. "If you want to follo
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
or the limited number of skilled jobs here," Mason said. "If you want to follow many career paths you have to go to Taunton or Bridgwater or even further afield, and if like me, you don’t have a driving license it makes it extremely... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Taylor Reiss Named AVCA Division II Player Of The Yearcomes just one day after Reiss was named first-team AVCA All-American for a sec
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
comes just one day after Reiss was named first-team AVCA All-American for a second consecutive season. Reiss, a native of Taunton, Minn., and a 2015 graduate of Minneota High School, was named the CCA Central Region Player of the Year while also... Read more
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Boston Globe
Here’s how much snow we could get this weekendbest chance for some accumulation is across SE MA Fri night/Sat. pic.twitter.co
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
best chance for some accumulation is across SE MA Fri night/Sat. pic.twitter.com/aqLApZqNkh But the current chance that Taunton, for example, sees an accumulation of two inches or more of snow is only 29 percent, according to the agency. Boston... Read more
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