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Easter egg hunt postponed to Sunday, April 2
With inclement weather in the forecast, The Dartmouth Recreation Department has rescheduled its 11th annual Easter egg hunt to 11:30 a.m. Sunday April 2 at Apponagansett Park. The free event is open to children 3 to 7. Pre-registration is required...
First recreational cannabis store in Dartmouth officially opens
The Solar Cannabis dispensary on Faunce Corner Road, the first of its kind in Dartmouth, held its grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, March 28. Cutting the ribbon was Solar Therapeutics CEO Edward Dow. “We hope to be a good partner within the...
New ‘kids’ on the block at Round the Bend Farm
Round the Bend Farm in South Dartmouth is excited to welcome a new herd of kids, hoping to inspire human kids. This year Hannah Wylie and her husband Tyler See have welcomed 11 baby goats to the farm this spring. The goats are used for their milk...
New assistant town administrator hired
Dartmouth has hired a new assistant town administrator. Chris Vitale, currently the assistant town manager in Leicester, has been selected to fill the vacancy left when former Assistant Town Manager Cody Haddad exited in January to accept the Town...
Here’s what you need to know about the April 4 election
Voters will soon head to the polls. Here is what you need to know before you cast your ballot. Election day is Tuesday, April 4. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The last day to register to vote in the election is Saturday, March 25...
Food collection for Hunger Heroes set March 25 at Aldi’s
United Way of Greater New Bedford will be collecting food from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 25 outside Aldi at the Dartmouth Mall. Donations accepted include cereal granola bars; boxed mac and cheese; fruit and applesauce cups; peanut butter and...
Candidate forum helps educate public on School Committee contenders
Voters heard from all five candidates in the race to fill two open School Committee seats during a Candidates Forum sponsored by Dartmouth Community Media, Dartmouth Week, and WBSM. The forum, which was held March 21 at Town Hall, covered a...
High School pageant kings, queens compete for crown
Twelve Dartmouth High School seniors took the stage on Friday, March 17 in Dartmouth’s Finest, a pageant of glitz, glamor and a surprising amount of twerking. The contestants were as follows: Aiden Mellow, who is currently president of the High...
This scholarship is a berry good opportunity
The Cranberry Educational Foundation is offering a scholarship to current college or technical school students, as well as high school seniors accepted into a college or technical school, who live in a cranberry-growing town. Students who are...
Dartmouth marshes endangered by sea level rise
Salt marshes in Dartmouth are losing ground to rising sea levels, but are doing better than other area wetlands, according to a Feb. 28 report by the Buzzards Bay Coalition that analyzed data collected over 18 years. The report looked at 12 marshes...
Best buds: Bishop Stang grad wants his new dispensary to help community
The Solar Cannabis Company’s latest adult-use dispensary, which opened at 493 Faunce Corner Road on Friday, March 10, proudly advertises itself as being “right across from the new Dunkin’ Donuts.” Solar Cannabis CEO Edward Dow, a 2001 graduate of...
Humane Society hosting Easter basket raffle
DARTMOUTH — The Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast, 31 Ventura Drive, is hosting an Easter basket raffle. Through April 1, people can visit the shelter, view the baskets donated by local businesses, individuals, shelter staff members and...
Former police chief hired to review UMass Dartmouth’s handling of past incidents
UMass Dartmouth has hired former Boston Police Chief Ed Davis to review the school’s handling of sexual assault and harassment charges against a campus police officer who was later hired by the Town of Blackstone as a police officer. Officer David...
Children have ssss-sensational time with reptiles
DARTMOUTH _ Snakes alive! A visit from the reptiles at the Reptile Circus really captured the attention and excitement of children in the after school program at the Dartmouth YMCA. The ball python was an especially big hit. The Reptile Circus is a...
St. Peter's nonprofit helps bring 'hope and healing' to 'underserved' part of state
When Rev. Scott Ciosek started “The Bridge: A Center for Hope and Healing, ”a nonprofit based out of St. Peter’s Epsicopal Church in 2015, he hoped to expand mental health into a region he found had “less access” compared to other areas of the...
Humane Society seeks Easter basket donations
The Humane Society and Shelter SouthCoast is seeking Easter gift basket donations from area businesses, schools, organizations, or individuals to display at the shelter before the annual Easter Extravaganza on Saturday, April 1. The baskets will be...
Montigny 'optimistic' governor will find solution to proposed septic changes
State Sen. Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) says he’s feeling “optimistic” that Gov. Maura Healey will “protect the South Coast’s homeowners” from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection's proposed changes to its septic regulations. In the...
Five running for School Committee in this April’s election
Five candidates will be on the ballot for School Committee in the annual Town Election, scheduled for April 4 — the only contested race this year. Running are incumbent Kathleen Amaral and challengers Elizabeth Couglin, Erica Lyn Morency, Troy...
Carreiro named permanent finance director
The Select Board on Feb. 27 unanimously voted to name Interim Finance Director Gary Carreiro to the post on a permanent basis. “This is a great job for you, Gary,” Select Board Chair David Tatelbaum said. “You’ve accomplished a lot and have the...
Memorial Day parade to feature transport trolley for veterans
Memorial Day may be three months out, but town officials are beginning to prepare for the annual parade. This year, the Veterans Advisory Board and Friends of the Elderly will offer a trolley for Dartmouth veterans who would like to participate in...
Schools close, parking ban issued ahead of anticipated snowfall
Dartmouth Public School students will have a snow day Tuesday, Feb. 28, the district announced Monday evening. The announcement comes in anticipation of a winter storm that could see 4 to 6 inches of snow and hazardous driving conditions. UMass...
Friends of the Elderly make donation toward Voc-tech after prom
The Dartmouth Friends of the Elderly has donated $1,000 to the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational High School to support its 14th annual after prom party. The After Prom is an event that takes place after the prom which provides a healthy, safe...
Five graduate from Bristol County Correction Officers Academy
The Bristol County Sheriff’s Office welcomed its five newest corrections officers at its recent academy graduation. This latest group of officers are Paul Beaudion, Taylor Carreiro, Isaac Falade, Nicolas Lysius and Semiu Sanni. Over the past few...
Public health director urges state to re-examine commercial composting as major watershed pollutant
Dartmouth Public Health Agent Chris Michaud is calling on the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to re-examine sources of nitrogen pollution into Buzzards Bay. Namely, he wants the department to focus on commercial composting —...
Kids craft winter objects at Southworth Library
The Southworth Library became a winter wonderland Wednesday afternoon, as kids crafted some seasonally-appropriate decorations inside the Elsie Haskell Auditorium t o remember their February vacation. The program was sponsored by Friends of the...
Task force making inroads with assisting homeless populations
Bright red, like a lobster. That’s how Dartmouth Police officer Brandon Baptiste described the hands of a clearly frostbitten man who was found living in the woods off Route 6. “We ended up taking him to Charlton [Hospital in Fall River],” Baptiste...
Beach stickers now for sale online
Summer may be a few months away, but the town’s Department of Parks and Recreation is ready for beach season. Stickers are now available for purchase online. In-person at the Parks and Rec office will no longer be available. To access this online...
Students, seniors return to the dance floor for Valentine’s Day
After two quiet winters, seniors returned to the dance floor at the Maria Connor Center for Active Living for some Valentines Day fun. The annual dance is hosted by students from Dartmouth High School’s National Honor Society, who not only oversee...
Docked and loaded: Dias Landing plans unanimously approved by Select Board
New dockage at Dias Landing could become a reality as soon as spring 2024. During its Feb. 13 meeting, plans to create additional boating facilities and secure in-water and landside storage options for watercraft and kayaks were presented and...
Area students can turn green thumbs into greenbacks
The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is offering two $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors in the Greater New Bedford area. Eligible students must be graduating this June and planning to attend a four-year college to study horticulture,...
UMass Dartmouth begins pilot program providing free period products
UMass Dartmouth has entered a new period for menstrual rights. Students and staff at the university can find new amenities available in some of its bathrooms: free menstrual product dispensers thanks to a new program launched late last month. The...
Educators protest outside School Department as contract negotiations continue
A crowd of educators who have worked without a contract for half a year lined outside the School Department's Bush Street offices Thursday evening to let officials know they want a “fair contract” heading into the next academic year. The...
My Brother’s Keeper awarded $5,000 grant
The Dartmouth-based charity My Brother’s Keeper has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the The Anthony F. Cordeiro Charitable Foundation . My Brother’s Keeper is a Christian ministry which delivers free furniture, food and Christmas gifts free of...
Episcopal Church fights cold weather with hot chili
After a record-setting cold snap blew through New England this weekend, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Padanaram warded off the chilly weather with a chili cookoff on Sunday, Feb. 5. The fundraiser, despite its title, featured 10 different soups...
Sheriff hires expert to study jail suicides
A nationally-recognized expert on preventing suicides in jails has will begin looking into ways to reduce death in facilities in Dartmouth and New Bedford beginning next month, the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office announced Feb. 2. Lindsay M. Hayes,...
Learn about sustainable farming at virtual agriculture conference
The Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership will host its 16th Annual Agriculture and Food Conference on Sunday, Feb. 26. This year’s event will be held virtually over Zoom, beginning at 9 a.m. with a keynote address from Neftali Duran,...
Parks and Rec Department opens summer applications
Dartmouth Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for summer employment. Applications for employment for the 2023 summer season can be printed online from the town’s website www.town.dartmouth.ma.us under the Parks and Recreation link...
Four running for School Committee as candidates file for April election
Election season is just around the corner and Dartmouth voters will have a number of choices for School Committee members come April 4. As of Jan. 31, there are four candidates running for two seats: incumbent Kathleen Amaral, along with challengers...
‘Bistro Babes’ sell jewelry to benefit autism charity
A quartet of residents at Dartmouth’s Cedar Dell assisted living community, known as the “Bistro Babes,” is making a difference in the area one bracelet at a time. The women have been spending their free time this past year making and refurbishing...
Residents can still weigh in on proposed septic changes
Though the public comment period on the state’s proposed changes to its septic regulations has now closed, Dartmouth Public Health Agent Chris Michaud wants residents to know there are still ways to let their voices be heard. At the Select Board’s...
EPA to use former police station to temporarily store contaminated soil
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will have new space to store contaminated soil from its cleanup of five homes in Dartmouth’s Bliss Corner neighborhood: the former police station on Russells Mills Road, which the agency also uses as a...
Heroux rounding up state support for possible Ash Street closure
A little more than a week after announcing a $10 million plan to close New Bedford’s Ash Street jail and retrofit Dartmouth’s former immigration detention facility for inmate housing , Bristol County Sheriff Paul Heroux is hoping to refurbish a...
Make your voice heard with transportation survey
The wheels of progress are about to move forward, with the public’s help. The Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District has opened an online survey where residents of southeastern Massachusetts can sound off about the changes...
Local students can win $2,000 in eco-art contest
Bow Seat, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit which uses art to raise awareness of ocean conservation, is accepting entries in its “Climate Heroes in Action” student art contest. From now until June 13, students between the ages of 11 and 18 worldwide...
Apply for a ‘changemaker grant’
Do you have an idea for a project that will improve your neighborhood, school or community? The United Way of Greater New Bedford is seeking applications for its Changemaker Grants, which aim to empower residents to submit innovative, community...
Dartmouth dogs get social on group hike
Dogs of all shapes and sizes gathered at the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust’s Ridge Hill Reserve on Saturday morning, Jan. 21 for a guided group dog walk hosted by Dartmouth dog trainers from OutHound Adventure and Training Academy. Tim Riendeau...
Town to host final informational meeting on proposed state septic regulation changes
Dartmouth’s Board of Health will hold a final informational meeting regarding the state’s proposed changes to its septic system regulations and the new Watershed Permit Regulations on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the...
Town intends to take legal action against MassDEP
The Town of Dartmouth intends to take legal action against the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, Select Board Member Shawn McDonald announced Jan. 18. This comes in response to the department's proposed changes to its septic system...
Dartmouth legislators file bill regarding proposed septic changes
As the state and local officials debate proposed changes to the commonwealth’s septic system regulations, Dartmouth’s representatives to Beacon Hill are hoping to amend any changes that may come into effect. On Jan. 18, State Sen. Mark Montigny (D-...
Heroux announces plan to close Ash Street jail, transfer inmates to former ICE facility
Nearly two years after its closure by the federal government, the former immigration detention facility at the Bristol County House of Correction could house inmates again in the coming years. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Sheriff Paul Heroux announced...
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