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Snowy owl talk Dec. 7 at Davoll’s
A talk on snowy owls will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 at Davoll’s General Store, 1228 Russells Mills Road. The talk will be delivered by Norman Smith, a self-taught naturalist who has worked for the Massachusetts Audubon Society since...
Advocates grateful for wild turkey resurgence
While you are tackling that Thanksgiving turkey on your plate, take a peek outside the window: You might just have wild turkeys visiting your yard as well. Dartmouth provides ideal habitat for wild turkeys, said Jamie Bogart, research associate at...
Dartmouth Police earn accreditation
The Dartmouth Police Department has been fully re-accredited by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission, Police Chief Brian Levesque has announced. "We are pleased to receive re-accreditation for the third time as it is a testament to our...
Seniors enjoy cooking, camaraderie at Thanksgiving dinner
They served up turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes and a heaping side of gratitude Monday, Nov. 22, when the Dartmouth Senior Center hosted an early Thanksgiving. “I’m grateful for my two adult children and my two grandsons,’’ said Judy Mateus, one of...
Charity has officials rocking tutus for holiday cheer
Town officials and business owners are adding a new bit of clothing to their dress codes this month: red tutus. Along with it being a festive fashion statement, officials are doing so to help raise money for the Friends of Jack Foundation as part of...
Dartmouth civil rights officer reaching out to community
Hate crimes have no place in Dartmouth. That is the message Dartmouth Police Det. Sean McGuire hopes to spread as the department’s newly named civil rights officer. “I don’t think anybody should be treated differently because of who they are or what...
Veteran journalist shares her love stories at UMass Dartmouth
Susan Pawlak Seaman shared stories of two of her great loves, her husband Hank Seaman and her 40-year journalism career, during a talk Nov. 16 at UMass Dartmouth. Sadly, like so many tales of love, both stories ended in loss. In May 2020, she was...
We want to see your holiday decorations!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas....On certain streets in town, especially. Do you know of a home that has beautiful holiday decorations? Maybe it’s even yours? We want to see it! Feel free to send us a photo of the home or tell us where...
Covid cases slightly increase as booster shots now available for all adults
New cases of Covid-19 are slightly on the rise in Dartmouth. The state’s Department of Public health confirmed a slight increase of cases in town, with 119 reported over the past two weeks — up six from the state’s previous weekly report. Dartmouth’...
Trash collection changes for Thanksgiving week
The solid waste and collection for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, will be delayed until Friday, the Department of Public Works has announced. Normal collection will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The transfer station and leaf/compost...
Cheerleaders headed to nationals, seek community support
When Ann Davis became a coach for the Dartmouth Youth Football League Pop Warner varsity cheerleaders, she offered the girls a choice. “You can just have fun and make friends, or I can coach you to Universal.’’ They chose the second option and met...
Covid outbreak hits Dartmouth jail, inmates allege unsafe conditions
After months of low case counts for Covid-19, nearly 60 inmates and personnel at the Bristol County House of Correction are currently under quarantine for the virus as inmates allege poor health and safety conditions at the Dartmouth jail. According...
Search is on for replacement after town planner resigns
The search is on for a new town planner. Seven applications have already been received for the position, according to Planning Board Chair Kevin Melo. Interviews will be scheduled in the near future, Town Administrator Shawn MacInnes said. The new...
Parking fees likely to drop, School Committee says
Parking fees for Dartmouth High School students will likely be reduced for the fiscal year 23 budget cycle, School Committee members said at their Nov. 15 meeting, which was open to the public for the first time since the pandemic hit. Although a...
‘Bee fever’ keeps him buzzing with good health
Bees can cure ulcers. Veteran beekeeper, 84-year-old Joseph Tardif, says that happened to him. Tardif spoke at the Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society Sunday, Nov. 14 about his hobby of nearly 60 years, which he credited with improving his health...
Buoys brighten new holiday tree in Padanaram
Padanaram businesses and a local mother’s group hope a new holiday tree will buoy seasonal spirits. The tree will be made of buoys painted by area individuals and organizations to create a nautical-themed holiday look organizers say is appropriate...
Town seeks community input on how to spend federal Covid funds
The Town of Dartmouth has launched an online survey to ask residents how they think the town should spend money from the American Rescue Plan Act. The $1.9 trillion federal economic stimulus bill was passed in March to speed up the U.S. economic and...
Wampanoag tribe opposes state bill to remove Indian logos, mascots
A bill that would ban Native American mascots statewide should be scrapped, leaders of a local Wampanoag tribe said. The announcement comes as the tribe works with school officials on the future of the controversial Dartmouth High Indian logo...
Stang soccer standout signs to play at American International
Bishop Stang senior Lily Shields has signed on to play women's soccer with American International College (AIC) in Springfield. The college is part of the Northeast-10 Conference and plays at the NCAA Division II level. Her parents, Bob and Sue...
Covid cases steady as kids 5-11 begin vaccinations
The number of new cases of Covid-19 is holding steady in Dartmouth. The state’s Department of Public health confirmed a slight increase of cases in town, with 113 reported over the past two weeks — up eight from the state’s previous weekly report...
Nero’s Law, which hopes to protect K9 officers, unanimously passes in State Senate
Dartmouth’s four-legged K9 officers are one step closer to getting immediate emergency care and transportation if they are injured in the line of duty. The Massachusetts State Senate Wednesday unanimously voted to approve “Nero’s Law” — which...
Hometown heroes' service honored at second annual Veterans Day ceremony
The Council on Aging’s Veterans Memorial Grove was filled with dozens of military members and families from multiple generations as the town held its second annual Veterans Day memorial ceremony on Nov. 11. The 25-minute service featured the playing...
Dartmouth teen missing, public’s help requested
Dartmouth Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old Dartmouth resident. Kiean Joseph is described as a black male with brown eyes and hair. He stands five foot four inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He was last seen Nov. 1 and...
St. Mary’s sponsors holiday gift, meal drive
The Social Concerns Ministry at St. Mary’s Catholic Church is reaching out to the community to support its efforts to provide holiday meals and gifts to needy families in the area. Donations of food for Thanksgiving or children’s gifts for Christmas...
Thanksgiving food drive at Anne Whiting real estate office
Anne Whiting Real Estate is collecting items for the United Way of New Bedford’s Thanksgiving food drive. Donations of canned vegetables, packets or canned gravy and instant mashed potatoes can be dropped off at the office at 250 Elm St. in South...
Traffic snarl: Plans vary on easing intersection backups
The town and state agree that the current intersection at Hathaway Road and Route 6 creates significant back-ups and serious headaches for drivers. One of the issues: Drivers looking to head onto Tucker Road often drive on Hathaway Road, take the...
Is your organization seeking holiday donations? Let us know!
Is your organization collecting donations to help those in need this holiday season? Dartmouth Week wants to hear from you. During the holiday season, we will be regularly posting calls for donations to ensure that everyone in the community has a...
‘Diary of Anne Frank’ to be performed at Stang Nov. 13 and 14
Bishop Stang Theatre Company will present “The Diary of Anne Frank,’’ by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and newly adapted by Wendy Keselman, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14 at Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Road. In...
Veterans Day closings, delays announced
In observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, town offices will be closed on that day. There will be no solid waste and recycling collection for SMART program participants. Collection will be delayed one day until Friday. The transfer station will be open...
Petals to medals: Dartmouth High band and color guard are national champs
For the fifth time since 2016, the Dartmouth High marching band and color guard returned from the Meadowlands as the top in the nation, winning their tenth overall championship in program history. Heralded by fire engines and police cars with sirens...
Veteran journalist Pawlak-Seaman to discuss her career
Dartmouth resident Susan Pawlak-Seaman will give a talk about journalism, past, present and future, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the grand reading room at the Claire T. Carney Library at UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road. A 45-year career...
Tax valuations available for viewing
Dartmouth recently completed its Fiscal Year 2022 property value assessments. Values increased on average between 7 and 12 percent. The proposed assessments can be viewed at the Assessor’s office at 400 Slocum Road through Monday, Nov. 15. The...
Church hosts Thanksgiving food drive
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is hosting its annual Thanksgiving food drive through Nov. 14 to help families in need from each of the Dartmouth elementary schools enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. The families are identified each year by the school social...
Turn clocks back Sunday morning
You’ll get an extra hour of sleep Sunday, Nov. 7 but the sun will set earlier when daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. When you turn your clocks back, consider checking your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure they are in good working order...
Education foundation awards grants
From sensory sand tables to Esports gaming equipment, ten educational projects received a total of $11,370 in funding from the Dartmouth Education Foundation. Nineteen teachers applied for grants, and ten projects were selected for funding. Every...
Veterans saluted for their service, sacrifice
Lunch was served, along with a heaping help of appreciation, at the annual veterans luncheon Nov. 5 at Rachel’s Lakeside. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Elderly and State Rep. Chris Markey, was open to veterans and their families. “We...
Pediatric vaccines available in Dartmouth
Now approved by the state and Centers for Disease Control, Dartmouth parents can have their children aged 5-11 get their Covid-19 vaccines. The Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of doses for kids aged 5 to 11 on Oct. 29 with the...
Six Dartmouth recruits graduate from call/volunteer firefighter training
Six recruits representing the Dartmouth FIre Department were among 30 graduates of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Call/Volunteer Recruit Firefighter Training Program. Caden Kehoe representing Fire District 1; Eric Abrantes, Carl Beckman and...
Stang hosts open house
Bishop Stang High School will host an open house Sunday, Nov. 7. The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m.
Dartmouth man arrested on fentanyl trafficking charges
A Dartmouth man was arrested on charges of trafficking 60 grams of fentanyl following an investigation by New Bedford Police narcotics and gang detectives, New Bedford Police reported. Matthew Caplan, 33, of 17 Swift Road, Dartmouth was arrested...
School Committee meetings reopen to public
The public will be invited to attend School Committee meetings in person again beginning Nov. 15, committee members agreed.. “It’s been a long time coming,’’ committee member John Nunes said at a Nov. 1 meeting. The committee began meeting virtually...
Veterans Service Office moves to Bliss Corner senior center
Veterans and family members no longer have to travel to Town Hall to have their issues addressed. Veterans Service Officer Matthew Brouillette announced at a Nov. 1 Select Board meeting that his office has officially moved to the Council on Aging’s...
Members sought for new broadband review committee
The town is seeking members for its newly established Broadband Network Advisory Committee . Members will be tasked with evaluating market demand and models for internet service delivery for the town’s residents. “Basically, they’re tasked with...
Town to celebrate Veterans Day with ceremony at memorial gazebo
Dartmouth’s second annual Veterans Day memorial ceremony is set to go, according to Veterans Service Officer Matthew Brouillette. The event will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. outside the newly renovated memorial gazebo outside the Council on Aging’s...
Bees are all the buzz at upcoming talk
Members of the Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society are buzzing about their November program. Joseph Tardif, who has been keeping bees since about 1963, will offer a presentation on bees and beekeeping at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Russells...
Plenty of sweets at fire station trunk or treat
Out were the trucks and in were the trunks full of candy at Fire District No. 1’s Bridge Street station as the department’s annual trunk or treat returned on Oct. 30 following last year’s Covid cancelation. The event, held in conjunction with the...
UMass Dartmouth union president awarded for labor activism
Nicholas Gula, president of the AFT Maintainers Union at UMass Dartmouth, was recently given an award from the Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council for his work in labor activism in the past year. Gula connected state officials with the...
Covid cases lowering as 60% of town partially vaccinated
Coronavirus cases are continuing to lower in Dartmouth as six in ten residents have gotten at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The state’s Department of Public health confirmed 116 cases in Dartmouth over the past two weeks — down from the...
Driver safe after crashing into State Road business
A motorist is safe after their vehicle crashed into the Ciao Bella doggie boutique late Thursday morning. Emergency responders were called to the business located at 94 State Road where police officers found a Toyota Venza against the front of the...
Covid dogs detect and serve
Duke and Huntah — that’s Hunter with a New England accent — look and act a lot like family pets. They love to run and chase balls. They also enjoy interacting with people, freely accepting pats and ear scratches and offering wet kisses. But they...
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