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Chicken and cheer at Council on Aging barbecue
How do you help keep Dartmouth’s seniors happy and healthy amid a pandemic that has isolated them for months, with no end in sight? Give them a barbecue! Cars lined up around the block for a free grab and go barbecue luncheon at the senior center on...
New members sought for Bylaw Review Committee
The town is seeking new members for its By-Law Review Committee. The committee is responsible every five years for conducting a revision or a recodification of all town bylaws. To apply, email email@example.com or mail your...
Plans for new Cross Road apartment building take shape
A 24-unit apartment building is one step closer to construction on Cross Road after the Zoning Board of Appeals voted in favor of the project at a Sept. 23 meeting. The board granted New Bedford-based developer Rockwood Homes, Inc. the variance...
Trump supporters show their colors at Faunce Corner
Dartmouth residents driving past Faunce Corner on Sept. 20 may have been surprised by a somewhat unusual sight in this neck of the woods: a political rally for President Trump, who is running for reelection in a contentious race against former Vice...
Planning Board vacancy filled
The planning board is back at full capacity. At a virtual Select Board meeting on Sept. 21, the two boards jointly voted to appoint Christopher O’Neil to the position. The vacancy comes following the departure of longtime Planning Board member John...
Two more drive-thru flu vaccine clinics this October
Dartmouth’s Board of Health — in partnership with Walgreens Pharmacy — will be offering two more drive-thru flu vaccination clinics at two different locations in October. The first will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18 from noon to 3 p.m. at Dartmouth...
DNRT announces winners of inaugural greeting card contest
Could the next Ansel Adams live among us? A dozen photographs of animals, foliage and landscapes taken on Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust trails and properties are soon to be turned into greeting cards after the land trust hosted its first-ever...
UMass Dartmouth partners with Jumpstart for Young Children
UMass Dartmouth’s Leduc Center for Civic Engagement has partnered with national early education program Jumpstart for Young Children to support youth language, literacy, and social-emotional development this fall, according to a university press...
Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride ready to roll on Oct. 4
More than 225 cyclists — including 18 from Dartmouth — are registered to pedal along the western shore of Buzzards Bay on Sunday, Oct. 4 to support clean water in the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 14th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride cycling...
The birds and the bees: DNRT Annual Meeting focuses on pollinators
Native pollinators like honeybees, birds, and butterflies were the main focus at Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust’s 49th socially distanced outdoor annual meeting, which was held on Sept. 17 at the land trust’s center at Helfand Farm. In his talk,...
HVAC to school: Air quality, class size on admins' minds for hybrid learning
Next week will see the return of teachers and some students to Dartmouth’s public schools as part of the school’s hybrid learning plan, with quite a bit of prep work still to be done. At a joint meeting with the Select Board on Sept. 21, Business...
With virtual concerts, DHS band proves the show can go on
Despite the postponement of Dartmouth football to February, Memorial Stadium is once again in use. This weekend saw the first two socially distanced shows put on by Dartmouth High’s marching band as part of its fall season of virtual concerts. “It’s...
Open Farm Day returns to Round the Bend with socially distanced tours
When left to choose their own meals, pigs will typically pick the healthiest food available. In the case of Dartmouth’s pigs, it tends to be mugwort. This was just one of many agricultural facts Round the Bend Farm Executive Director Desa Van...
State officials celebrate green energy grants in Dartmouth
Although it’s closed for the season, Dartmouth’s iconic Bucket ice cream stand had one more role to play this year: the backdrop to a congratulatory visit from state officials celebrating the town’s Green Communities Grant award. Massachusetts’ Lt...
Donations and deals at Dartmouth thrift store
Dartmouth’s Friends of the Elderly Thrift Store is back in action and open to the public for the first time since the pandemic struck in March. The volunteer-run shop — which takes up two buildings next to the senior center on Dartmouth Street —...
Students test positive for Covid at UMass Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth reports that since the start of the semester on Sept. 1, four students have tested positive for Covid-19 — with three of those testing positive in the past week. A total of 3290 students have been tested thus far, giving a rate of...
Restaurant nearly gets license revoked due to barrier safety concerns
A Dartmouth restaurant nearly had its license to serve food revoked for not adhering to safety guidelines with its outdoor seating barriers, according to Select Board Chair Frank Gracie III. Gracie spoke at a Select Board meeting on Sept. 14 about...
SUV crashes into Town Hall
A Dartmouth woman sustained minor injuries after her SUV crashed into the front of Town Hall just before 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, damaging a bush and a window, according to Dartmouth Police. Emergency responders were called to Dartmouth Town...
Butterfly hunters: Looking for Lepidoptera
What can draw a handful of people from all over the state to Dartmouth during a pandemic? A chance to glimpse something rare and beautiful: butterflies that are not often found in this part of the world. Six butterfly hunters — including one from as...
No popcorn, no problem: For moviegoers, the show goes on
After lying dormant for months, Dartmouth’s cinema has reopened its doors — and film buffs are back despite strict new rules banning snacks including popcorn and soda. Due to the new safety requirements, only 25 people (or 40% of capacity) are...
Small graduation ceremony for Correction Officers Academy cadets
Attendance was limited as the Bristol County Sheriff's Office hosted a socially distant graduation ceremony for cadets in the 46th Correction Officers Academy on Sept. 9 at the correctional complex on Faunce Corner Road. According to a press release...
Dartmouth from above: New game offers pilot's perspective
Ever wondered what Faunce Corner looks like from hundreds of feet in the air? The most recent installment of
Microsoft Flight Simulator
— a video game that allows players to fly airplanes anywhere in the world — lets you do just that. The...
UMass Dartmouth awarded $2.3 million grant
UMass Dartmouth’s Academic Resource Center has received a $2.35 million federal grant to support services for business and STEM students as well as Pell Grant recipients, according to a Sept. 2 press release from the university. The five-year grant...
As start of school draws near, plans take shape
As Dartmouth educators and students prepare to start the year with virtual lessons on Sept. 15, officials have held information sessions for parents and staff to ask a multitude of questions on reopening plans. The virtual learning platforms have...
Man sustains minor injuries in Sable Ave house fire
A homeowner has sustained non life-threatening burns after attempting to extinguish a fire that caused more than $200,000 in damage to his Sable Ave. home on Tuesday morning. According to a release from Dartmouth Fire District No. 3, firefighters...
Pandemic prompts technological changes at St. Peter's
Since the onset of the pandemic, places of worship all over Dartmouth have had to adjust aspects of ministry, with many making the shift to online worship . In recognition of this new reality, Rev. Scott Ciosek of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is...
Like them apples? Orchard shifts strategy amid drought, pandemic
As September matures and the last of the peaches, blueberries, and corn disappear from farm stands around the South Coast, apple season is just getting into gear. But Dartmouth residents may find a change at an old standby: instead of the...
One shell of a fundraiser: Grange sells lobster rolls to go
Each year, the Dartmouth Grange’s annual fair is not only a great way for residents to get together and celebrate rural Dartmouth, but it is also the fraternal organization’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Because of the pandemic, the fair...
Pandemic preparedness at Dartmouth Middle School
Schools are normally colorful, busy places, with artwork, maps, and educational posters on the walls and — of course — plenty of books. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, Dartmouth Public Schools staff have been left scrambling to clear out...
Road construction season
The Dartmouth Department of Public Works will be reconstructing many of Dartmouth’s roads thought the fall. The work will be done from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The following roads began construction Aug. 27 and will...
Dartmouth goes for Kennedy with high turnout in Sept. 1 primary
Despite the pandemic, nearly a third of registered Dartmouth voters cast their ballots in the Sept. 1 primary election that saw a hotly contested race for a US Senate seat — more than voted in the presidential primary on Super Tuesday in March. New...
Town Covid-19 cases remain low through August
As the number of coronavirus cases surpassed six million nationwide at the end of August, new Dartmouth cases have remained low through the summer with just four in the week ending Aug. 28, according to data provided by the town’s board of health...
Applicants sought for historical commission
The Dartmouth Historical Commission is seeking three new members. The Commission is charged by the commonwealth with preserving, protecting, and developing historic or archaeological assets of the town. From time to time, Commission members are also...
Land trust opens new reserve at Dike Creek
After nearly a year of preparation and with little fanfare, local land trust Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust officially opened its new Dike Creek Reserve on Bakerville Road earlier this month. According to a DNRT press release, the 77-acre...
UMass freshmen move in despite rain, Covid
Grey skies and an unusually quiet campus marked the annual freshmen move-in day at UMass Dartmouth on August 29, as the new first year students came to school on a staggered schedule to start off their college careers amid the Covid pandemic. Yellow...
Planning board suggests removing tree-damaged sidewalks
A number of Dartmouth’s sidewalks could be removed to comply with Americans With Disabilities Act requirements , as the Planning Board voted to recommend the changes at a meeting on Aug. 24. The decision came following a Department of Public Works...
UMass Dartmouth associate provost appointed to MassCEC board
UMass Dartmouth Associate Provost Dr. Ramprasad Balasubramanian (Ram Bala) was chosen as the UMass designee to the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Board of Directors by UMass President Marty Meehan. Balasubramanian currently serves as the...
Learn to sort waste with interactive game and prize drawing
Ever held an item and wondered if it belongs in recycling, trash, or hazardous waste? Now there’s a game to help out. The Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District is introducing
Ready Set Sort! Dartmouth’s Waste Sorting Game,...
Flu fighters: First drive-thru flu clinic in Dartmouth
Anyone passing by the high school earlier this week would have seen police, pharmacists, tents and traffic cones welcoming people to the first drive-thru flu clinic in Southeastern Massachusetts, according to Public Health Director Chris Michaud...
Easy peasy lemon squeezy: Lemonade Day goes ahead despite delays
When life gives you lemons, apply zest. Dartmouth kids took part in the Lemonade Day event this weekend to learn about entrepreneurship even amidst a pandemic. The annual nationwide event — which aims to teach children how to manage a business — was...
Road reconstruction announced
The Dartmouth Department of Public Works will be reconstructing portions of Flag Swamp Road from Aug. 24 through Sept. 18. The work will be done from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reconstruction will take place on Flag Swamp Road from Faunce Corner Road to...
Three open town positions filled, others remain vacant
Town Hall will contain a few new faces this week as officials announced their selections for a handful of the town government’s vacant positions at a Select Board meeting on Aug. 24. Current town clerk’s office employee Kelly Thompson has accepted...
State Road improvements in the works
Frost heave repair and additional lighting are two improvements planned for Route 6 within the next few months, town officials stated at a Select Board meeting on Aug. 24. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be undertaking work to...
Sheriff Hodgson speaks at RNC
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson spoke on behalf of Massachusetts at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on Monday. During his brief appearance, Hodgson announced President Donald Trump had received all of the...
Salty dog: Sailor pup in Padanaram
All pet lovers will understand the appeal of bringing a canine companion along to relax on the water on a perfect summer’s day. And just like in the Jerome K. Jerome classic “Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog),” Dartmouth resident...
Early voting for September primary kicks off at Town Hall
Election season is underway as Dartmouth Town Hall opened its doors on Aug. 22 to residents for early voting in the Sept. 1 primary. There was no wait in the morning as a “steady stream” of voters made their way to the basement room 103 to exercise...
DPH finds health violations at Dartmouth jail
An infection control manual at the Bristol County House of Correction had no coronavirus-specific information — even as inmates were crowded in bunk beds, according to a Department of Public Health investigation. The Jun. 25 inspection was prompted...
Quack attack: Amid pandemic, annual duck derby floats on
Despite the setbacks of a challenging year, the Allens Pond Duck Derby made a splash for the 17th year in a row on Aug. 15. Normally, the annual fundraising race has a handful of spectators around to see the ducks released at Barney’s Joy. Because...
Up Dike Creek with a paddle: Land trust gets its feet wet
As the rain cleared on Wednesday evening, a group of almost a dozen people met up at Apponegansett Park to take part in a local land trust’s second post-pandemic event: a sunset kayak. Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust organized the paddle to visit...
Here's what the Council on Aging has planned for September
Although the Council on Aging has suspended its events, programs and classes at the senior center, it is still providing services to Dartmouth residents in need. Here are the COA services coming up for September.
Council on Aging Newsletter...
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