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Sheriff Hodgson launches new podcast
Sheriff Thomas Hodgson has entered the world of podcasting. Last month, the sheriff's multimedia office launched the “Tom Hodgson Show” — a weekly podcast recorded at the Faunce Corner Road facility exploring national and local issues, along with...
UMass Dartmouth archivist outlines the history of Portuguese immigration
Sousa, Oliveira and Pacheco — these are just a few of the last names commonly found in Dartmouth and much of the South Coast. How those Portuguese names became common was precisely what the Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society hoped to uncover...
Dartmouth Scouts wash cars to fund new adventures
Spring cleaning isn’t just for houses anymore. Soap suds, sponges and plenty of elbow grease featured prominently at the Smith Mills Church parking lot on Saturday, May 15 as residents came out to get their cars cleaned in support of Dartmouth’s...
Community turns out to support VFW at yard sale
Laughter and smiles abounded as the community turned out on May 15 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post’s second annual yard sale. On display at the front of the 144 Cross Rd. Post building was a bake sale table with cookies, bread, brownies, and...
Number of Covid cases falls to single digits
The number of new Covid-19 cases in Dartmouth has fallen to the single digits again as nearly half of all residents — and 89% of those over 65 — have gotten a first vaccination shot. This week, the town’s Board of Health reported nine new cases of...
A league of their own: Residents learn the history of baseball
There are many theories for what helped end the 86 year championship drought the Red Sox faced. Over the years, fans tried everything: placing a Sox cap on top of Mount Everest while burning a Yankees one, hiring an exorcist to “purify” Fenway Park...
Walk-ups welcome as Southcoast vaccine clinics open to those 12 and older
Anyone aged 12 and over is now eligible to get the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at Southcoast Health clinics across the region — and walk-ins are still welcome, the not-for-profit health system announced on May 13. The decision comes after the federal...
No life-threatening injuries in rollover crash on Faunce Corner Road
A rollover crash on the southbound side of Faunce Corner Road across from the Texas Roadhouse caused a temporary shutdown of the road earlier this afternoon as emergency crews responded. According to a statement by the Dartmouth Police Department on...
New Bedford man arrested on drugs, motor vehicle charges
A New Bedford man was arrested in Dartmouth on drugs and motor vehicle charges after reportedly driving erratically, according to police. Dartmouth police stated that Derren Almeida, 32, of Campbell Street, New Bedford was arrested on May 11 near...
‘Smart’ water meters, budget, dog license fees on Town Meeting agenda
Town Meeting members will weigh in on a “smart” water meter project, a $94.6 million town budget, and a minor increase in dog license fees — along with 22 other articles — when the meeting convenes virtually on June 1. The meeting will be held at 9...
Town Hall to get digital sign
This article has been updated to reflect that the sign funding was approved at Town Meeting in October, not June, last year.
Town Hall will be getting a new digital sign, as Development Director Cody Haddad presented the change to the...
Dartmouth YMCA officials raise money for statewide Covid hunger relief
Earlier this month, members of from the Dartmouth YMCA’s Sharing the Harvest Community Farm were among the thousands of participants who took part in Project Bread’s 53rd annual Walk for Hunger. For the virtual fundraiser, the group created a route...
Going green: Town approves marijuana host agreement
Dartmouth could be seeing green in its future after the town’s Select Board voted unanimously to sign a host community agreement with cannabis company Solar Therapeutics, LLC at a meeting on May 10. The Somerset-based marijuana manufacturer and...
Former New Bedford infrastructure chief appointed to town public works board
Ron Labelle, the longtime former Commissioner of New Bedford’s Department of Public Infrastructure, will become a member of Dartmouth’s Board of Public Works after the Select Board appointed him to the seat at a May 10 meeting. “Mr. Labelle has a...
Town records lowest number of new cases since fall
New Covid-19 cases in Dartmouth have reached a six month low as nearly half of all residents have gotten a first vaccination shot. This week, the town’s Board of Health reported 21 new cases of the virus — the lowest since mid-October. According to...
New memorials honor Dartmouth’s fallen soldiers
Dartmouth’s fallen soldiers will now be permanently memorialized across town. This year the Veterans Advisory Board launched “Operation Thank You,” which places a folded American flag and a plaque commemorating fallen Dartmouth soldiers in several...
Free legal help for those fighting covid evictions
South Coastal Counties Legal Services, which provides free civil legal aid to low-income people across the south coast, Cape and Islands, will continue to offer its Covid Eviction Legal Help Project through the end of 2021. The project was funded by...
'Bright by Text' program launches in Dartmouth
Dartmouth families can now get notified of family-friendly events and programs in their area through a text to their phones. The United Way of Greater New Bedford recently announced it has partnered with Bright by Text, a program providing parents,...
Number of Dartmouth kids on food stamps up 11% so far this year
The average number of Dartmouth children under 18 participating in the state’s food stamp program jumped 11% in the first quarter of 2021, according to state data. Numbers provided to Dartmouth Week by the Department of Transitional Assistance show...
Town potentially liable for cost of Bliss Corner cleanup
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has found that both the town of Dartmouth and the city of New Bedford are at least partly responsible for historic dumping of toxic waste in Dartmouth’s Bliss Corner neighborhood. According to...
Acushnet honors late teacher and Dartmouth resident Shane Martin
ACUSHNET — One of the most beloved teachers at Ford Middle School in Acushnet was Dartmouth resident Shane Martin. Principal Michelle Silvia noted that former students would often stop in the sixth grade hall to say hello to their favorite...
Fire District 3 approves $3.9 million budget
Fire District 3 residents unanimously approved a $3.9 million budget for the next fiscal year at a socially distanced meeting on May 3. Despite a nearly $600,000 increase on last year’s budget, taxpayers in Fire District No. 3 will only see their...
Missing Dartmouth man found
UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m. on May 2, Dennis Darbyshire has been found and has returned home, according to police.
Police are searching for a Dartmouth man who has been missing since April 30, according to a May 2 press release...
Slight uptick in cases
Dartmouth once again remains in the “yellow” risk category this week, as the town’s Board of Health reported 58 new cases of Covid-19 — up from 43 the previous week. According to state data, Dartmouth had a 14-day average daily incidence rate of 18...
Dances aplenty at Council on Aging tailgate party
Wind gusts weren’t the only sounds filling Bliss Corner Friday afternoon. On April 30, more than 100 people streamed through the Council on Aging’s parking lot to dance to the oldies tunes crooned by singer and DJ Jordan Paiva as part of a tailgate...
Nursing students allege lack of accountability over student's 'transphobic' comments
Nursing students at UMass Dartmouth recently started a petition over what they said is a lack accountability from university officials to responsibly address homophobic and transphobic comments from a fellow student. In a screenshot, a student at...
Covid vaccines available with no appointment through Southcoast Health
Southcoast Health will be offering walk-in vaccines without appointments at various locations this week, with more walk-in clinics to come. Anyone can go get vaccinated at the following locations and times: -April 30, until 3pm, Moderna, Vanity Fair...
New Bedford man arrested in Dartmouth for illegal firearm
State police arrested a New Bedford man in Dartmouth on April 28 for multiple firearms offenses and other charges after a trooper pulled him over on I-195, according to a release. Edwin Polanco, 27, of New Bedford was arrested just after 3:30 p.m...
Virtual Town Meeting date set, budget takes shape
For the second year in a row, the annual Spring Town meeting will be held online. The decision was made at a virtual Select Board meeting on April 26. While the budget is still getting finalized, Town Administrator Shawn MacInnes said that the town...
Dartmouth Walmart offering vaccination appointments
Still looking to get vaccinated against Covid-19? Vaccines are back at the North Dartmouth Walmart located at 506 State Rd., and the retailer is currently offering shots to any resident 16 and up. There is no cost to you to get inoculated, but...
Residents voice concerns over possible upper dam removal
“Egregious and unacceptable.” These were just a few of the choice words Dartmouth residents used to describe plans to potentially breach the upper dam at Lake Noquochoke during an informal meeting with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act...
Council on Aging prepares for 'soft' reopening
When the pandemic began, the Council on Aging had to shift nearly all of its events and programs online — with some drive-thru events held at the center’s parking lot. Now, the COA is set to return to some in-person programming for the first time in...
Fly like an eagle: Dartmouth twins achieve highest scouting rank
For more than a decade, Boy Scouts Troop 74 Dartmouth had not seen one of its own achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. But this past November, 18-year-old twins Daniel and Mathew Mumma ended that drought as the two were officially granted the highest...
Dartmouth remains 'yellow' as cases lower
Coronavirus cases are continuing to decline in Dartmouth as all residents 16 and older can book vaccination appointments. This week, the town’s Board of Health reported 43 new cases of the virus — down from 63 the previous week. According to state...
Beach sticker sales start May 10
Beach season is just around the corner, and stickers will go on sale Monday, May 10, according to the town’s Parks and Recreation department. Stickers may be purchased Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation office...
Recycle your boat wrap
Residents can take clean white boat wrap to the Dartmouth Transfer Station now through July 1. There is a container for boat wrap only. Zippers and straps must be removed and discarded. Spray painted wrap cannot be accepted. A transfer station...
Dartmouth celebrates Earth Day with cleanups, lessons
The weather might have started off cool and gray, but that didn’t stop the people of Dartmouth from celebrating Earth Day outdoors. At the North Dartmouth Library, a small group of volunteers began the first of many cleanups around the property. “...
Town working to join class action opioid lawsuit
As the Covid-19 crisis slows, town officials are turning some focus back to a different epidemic. According to Town Administrator Shawn MacInnes, Dartmouth could soon be joining a slew of other communities suing the pharmaceutical companies and...
Resident walks Boston Marathon route for veterans
Although this year the Boston Marathon didn’t take place on Patriots Day — it was postponed to the fall due to the pandemic — one Dartmouth resident completed the 26-mile route over the weekend anyway. Jason Ray can often be spotted walking through...
Memorial Day plans take shape
Memorial Day is just over a month away, but plans are currently under way for this year’s traditional parade. According to Veterans Advisory Board Chair Chris Pereira, “all systems are go” to hold a parade similar to those in previous years. Due to...
Growing season underway at YMCA farm
As the state reopens and more residents get back to work, Dartmouth’s YMCA is working to combat food insecurity on the South Coast. On April 20, the head of YMCA Southcoast and other officials from the nonprofit youth organization came out to the...
Forest scavenger hunt kicks off school vacation week
School vacation week kicked off with sunshine and near-summer temperatures as families from all over the South Coast and even Rhode Island headed to Dartmouth to walk the trails on April 20. Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust led scavenger hunt walks...
Russell Garrison granted preservation restriction
A piece of Dartmouth’s colonial history will now have additional protections. On April 19, the Parks and Recreation Board unanimously voted to grant the Russell Garrison a preservation restriction. The new restriction will make it so the property...
Summer concerts scheduled for June
Waves won’t be the only sounds filling Apponagansett Park this summer, as preparations are underway for the town's yearly concert series. According to a Facebook announcement from the band NB Rude Boys, this year’s series is set to kick off on June...
Full open farm days return to Round the Bend
At Round the Bend Farm, things are finally starting to feel normal again. On April 17, the farm opened up its gates for families to partake in its first full Open Farm Day of the year. Socially distanced versions of Open Farm Day were held last year...
Helfand Community Garden ushers in spring with plant sales
April showers bring May flowers, but at Helfand Community Garden, plants are already in full bloom and ready to be taken home. On April 17, the garden hosted its first seasonal plant sale of the year. While lines weren’t stretching to the nearby...
Rotary Club, Scout troops help clean brush at Cornell Pond
Dartmouth residents from all different walks of life came together last weekend to help clear brush at the new trails around Cornell Pond in North Dartmouth. More than 25 community volunteers from the Rotary Club of Dartmouth and Scouts from BSA...
Slight decrease in new Covid cases
Following a more than 35% increase in new Covid cases, Dartmouth’s numbers are back on the decline. This week, the town’s Board of Health reported 63 new cases of the virus — down from 76 the previous week. According to state data, Dartmouth had a...
Not-so-small talk: Residents learn about extreme weather on Mount Washington
Can you believe all of this rain we’re having? Normally, talking about the weather is reserved for uncomfortable office birthdays, running into an acquaintance at the grocery store, or that awkward moment before the gas station clerk hands you the...
UMass Dartmouth encourages vaccinations as state eligibility expands
With the state expanding vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 and older on April 19, UMass Dartmouth is encouraging the campus community to book their shots as soon as possible. In a letter addressed to university students and faculty, Director of...
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