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Drop off hazardous household waste
The Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District will host Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Crapo Hill Landfill, 300 Samuel Barnet Boulevard, New Bedford. Proof of...
Funds for Dartmouth Cultural Center, land conservation recommended by Community Preservation Committee
While Community Preservation funds continue to assist projects around Town , the Community Preservation Committee has two more funding opportunities on the horizon. For a vote at October Town Meeting, the Community Preservation Committee recommends...
Indigenous culture committee approved after earlier representation concerns
After delaying the creation of the Indigenous People, History and Culture Committee in July — fearing a lack of indigenous membership — the School Committee finally approved the charge for the new committee at its Sept. 11 meeting. The idea for the...
Select Board, Historical Commission debate old police station’s slated demolition
After the Historical Commission voted to delay the demolition of the old police station in July , the project is stuck in limbo. To address the commission’s concerns and preservation goals, the Select Board brought them in for a special workshop and...
‘Crisis’ of deer overpopulation brings hunters, farmers and conservations together
A weekday evening gathering at the Dartmouth Grange brought residents from across Dartmouth and Westport together, including local landowners, conservationists, farmers, hunters and one state politician. The topic of the evening? Deer. More...
Fuel for School puts spotlight on hunger
Backpacks and notebooks aren’t the only things area children bring to school as a new academic year starts. Many of them also arrive with empty stomachs. One in three South Coast residents experiences food insecurity, said Victoria Grasela, vice...
Humane Society and Shelter hosting fundraising gala
The Humane Society & Shelter - SouthCoast will be hosting their largest fundraising event of the year, the 18th 'Give Me Shelter' Gala on Saturday November 4th from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Shelter, located at 31 Ventura Drive, Dartmouth MA. The...
Petal over to Round the Bend Farm for a free flower show
The Garden Club of Buzzards Bay and The Little Compton Garden Club invites gardening enthusiasts, flower lovers, photographers, and anyone else to attend “Autumn Joy,” a flower show at Round the Bend in Dartmouth on Sept. 19 and 20. The event is...
Town hires first Communications Coordinator
After creating the position earlier this year, the Town of Dartmouth hired former Dartmouth Week reporter Magnolia McComish as the Town’s new Communications Coordinator. McComish will act as the main point of contact for press and media relations...
Dartmouth man sent to prison for assaulting, terrorizing neighbors
After a six-day jury trial in Fall River, 52-year-old Dartmouth man Frederick Preece was sentenced to state prison Sept. 6 after being convicted by a jury of his peers of assaulting and terrorizing his neighbors for a period of about 18 months in...
Tree Committee to host walking tour at UMass Dartmouth
Get ready for an arboreal adventure. The Dartmouth Tree Committee will host “A Dartmouth Tree Walk” on Sunday, Sept. 17 on the campus of UMass Dartmouth. The walk will be led by botanist and professor emeritus James Sears, who first began planting...
Indoor pickleball facility to open in South Dartmouth
While outdoor pickleball courts are currently under construction by the town at two separate locations in Dartmouth, a new indoor facility is set to open very soon in South Dartmouth, near the Southworth Library. “Pickleball and More” plans to open...
Students get involved early at UMass Dartmouth’s Labor Education Center
New graduate students at UMass Dartmouth are just getting introduced to the community, but a few students are already thinking about getting that community organized. UMass Dartmouth’s Labor Education Center reaches out to incoming students every...
Nerves and excitement at UMass Dartmouth move-in day
The most common worry among new UMass Dartmouth residents moving into dorms on Sept. 3 was not the rigor of classes or the feeling of leaving home, but the prospect of a shared bathroom. “Not having my own shower will be a challenge,” said animation...
My Brother’s Keeper schedules fundraiser soiree
On Friday, September 29, 2023 at 5:30pm My Brother’s Keeper will be hosting its 5th Annual South Coast Soiree at its Dartmouth Facility at 1015 Reed Road in North Dartmouth. The event will feature food, live jazz music, and an online auction...
Share opinions on internet access issues at North Branch Library Sept. 7
The Massachusetts Broadband Institute is kicking off a statewide ‘Internet for All’ listening tour to gather input from residents about ways to address digital equity and to identify barriers to internet access. The series will be held in cities and...
Trash collection delayed for Labor Day
Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 4, the residential collection of solid waste and recycling will be delayed by one day. The transfer station will be open during normal hours on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and...
Do you have a story to tell? Head to the North Branch Library
Common Ground: Community Stories
is an ambitious oral history project and exhibition, aimed at creating a full picture of the Greater New Bedford region and residents through story collection. A key goal is to give voice to community...
Our Herd hosting second public meeting on deer overpopulation
Our Herd, a group of residents, farmers and conservationists in Dartmouth and Westport that are concerned about the deer population, will host a second public meeting about the problem. The meeting will take place Wednesday, September 6th at 7pm at...
Housing plans at Hawthorne Country Club held up by sewer study
The future development of the Hawthorne Country Club lot faces another hurdle after it was put up for sale in May. The property caught fire in a suspected arson plot soon after the development plans were announced. Now, the property’s future may be...
Bishop Stang plans induction ceremony for 2023 Athletics Hall of Fame
Bishop Stang High School will induct two coaches, five players and two teams into the 2023 Hall of Fame. This is the third class to be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame at the school. The induction ceremony will take place in the John C. O’...
‘Beyond shameful:’ students, community rally against move from Star Store by UMass arts programs
“Protect the Star Store, protect the students” chanted current UMass students, alumni, professors and community members at a Save the Star Store rally outside the building in downtown New Bedford on Aug. 31. The demonstrators held signs that said “...
Overdose resources, awareness brought to Memorial Stadium
A day of mourning, remembrance and most of all, awareness, came to Dartmouth Memorial Stadium Aug. 30 at an event observing Overdose Awareness Day. The evening’s program was organized by the Greater New Bedford Opioid Task Force, Fairhaven Opioid...
From the Star Store to Bed Bath and Beyond: UMass Dartmouth arts studios migrate to Towne Center
Update 9/5: Another email sent to UMass Dartmouth arts students by Dean A. Lawrence on Sept. 5 indicated that the school still had “no specific timeline” available for when the new space in Bed Bath and Beyond would be ready.
Lieutenant Victor Morency promoted to deputy chief
Dartmouth Police Department shuffled their staff to promote Lieutenant Victor Morency to deputy chief, replacing the retiring James Storey. Two other lieutenant vacancies and one sergeant vacancy were also filled, including the vacancy created by...
Select Board denies request from Eversource for new utility poles over previous botched installation
A seemingly routine item on the Select Board’s Aug. 28 agenda — to install four new utility poles on Allen Street — was unanimously denied by the board. Select Board member Shawn McDonald took issue with the request from Eversource, explaining that...
Dartmouth High School’s marching band bound for its first Grand Nationals
For the first time in Dartmouth High history, the school’s marching band will trek to Indianapolis in November for the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium. “When we announced we were going, I think everybody was...
Free breakfast and lunch becomes permanent at Dartmouth Public Schools
Students at Dartmouth Public Schools, along with every public school in Massachusetts, will never again need to pay for school breakfast and lunch. The state’s 2024 budget included $172 million dollars to permanently fund public school meals, with...
DNRT online auction now open
The Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust is hosting its yearly online auction now , which will stay open until Aug. 30 at 9 p.m. Items range from artwork to gift cards to sports tickets to ceramics lessons. Buy four tickets in the Red Sox Owner’s...
Duck Derby splashes down at Allens Pond for 18th year
Three thousand ducks. Two minutes. One winner. The morning of Friday, Aug. 25, a swarm of rubber ducks splashed down at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, beginning a slow, but dramatic swim toward the finish line. There was a lot on the line for each...
UMass Dartmouth to host 5k to benefit veterans
UMass Dartmouth Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership Office will host the second annual “Run for Veterans 5K” on campus on Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. The run will take place at the Coach Robert Dowd Cross Country Course. Check-in begins at 8 a.m...
Thousands of police disciplinary records released by state
The state’s Peace Officer Standards and Training commission released its database of disciplinary records Aug. 22. The list includes close to 2,200 police officers that have received discipline for around 3,400 allegations of misconduct. One UMass...
Out with the ice cream truck, in with the school bus: Dartmouth Public Schools rev their engines
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — back to school season is here and Dartmouth Public Schools are ready. The floors are waxed, the bulletin boards are decorated and the staff is ready for the students. Along with the new year comes new staff...
Crumbl Cookies to open in Dartmouth next week
The fast-spreading chain Crumbl Cookies will open a brick-and-mortar location in Dartmouth Sept. 1, according to the company. The new store will be located at 380 State Road, next to the TJMaxx and Sally Beauty. The store is open from 8am–10pm on...
Splish, splash and a quick dash: Allens Pond Duck Derby returns Friday
The annual Duck Derby at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Dartmouth returns Friday, August 25 at 9 a.m. The fundraiser for the Mass Audubon coastal sanctuary and nature resource annually features thousands of rubber ducks purchased by supporters...
Donut Factory owner expects success in Dartmouth
The Donut Factory owner Jackie Webb believes she will have a “successful tenancy” in Dartmouth. The new location at 246 State Road will be an “express location,” without a full kitchen like at the shop’s Fairhaven location. “It won’t have as many...
Reed Road overpass rededicated to honor fallen officer
The Reed Road 195 highway overpass was rededicated to fallen Dartmouth Police Officer Charles Christie on Aug. 18. The overpass was originally dedicated to Christie when it was constructed in March 1967, but Craig Tjersland realized the signs were...
Playwright brings history of Paul Cuffe to the stage at Dartmouth farm
Against the warm wooden walls and rafters of Round the Bend Farm’s event hall, the history of famed African-American and Native American abolitionist Paul Cuffe came to life. The play, “Paul Cuffe: In Search of a New Land,” was written by New York...
Trailer fire put out by District 1 personnel
A trailer that caught fire around 2 a.m. on Aug. 18 was extinguished by a team of Fire District 1 personnel. On arrival, the crew was met with a large fire throughout the 20 foot long trailer. The trailer was located on Cherry Street, officials said...
Friends of the Elderly and Rotary Club donate to Meals on Wheels, encourage community donations
The Rotary Club and Friends of the Elderly both donated to Coastline Elderly Services, a local provider of Meals on Wheels, at a dinner Aug. 17. Each group donated $400. “It’s pretty much symbolic,” said Maria Connor, Friends of the Elderly...
Senator Montigny asks governor for intervention on Star Store
After UMass Dartmouth decided to vacate its arts programs from their historic Star Store location and cited a lack of state funding, Senator Mark Montigny criticized the University and the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance for...
Three Dartmouth student athletes make Endicott College Dean’s List
Three Dartmouth student athletes at Endicott College made the 2023 Spring semester Dean’s List. English student Lauren Nielson, exercise science student Dylan Pacheco and communication student Oliver Pope were all honored on the list. All 21 varsity...
Students and alumni at CVPA in ‘disbelief’ over leaving New Bedford
The news that UMass Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will vacate its historic location at the Star Store in downtown New Bedford has rocked the university. The decision, which has prompted statements of criticism and support from...
100 years of Fire District 2
Fire District 2 celebrated 100 years of service to the community at an Aug. 13 celebration. “It’s a celebration to honor the men and women that have served here over the last 100 years,” said Chief Erick Turcotte. Sunday also marked the opening of a...
Donut Factory location to open in Dartmouth
A cure for sweet tooth is coming to Dartmouth. The Donut Factory is expanding to 246 State Road. The exuberant coffee shop has a location in Fairhaven. They offer specialty donuts, over the top milkshakes, burgers on donuts rather than buns and...
Updated: UMass Dartmouth arts programs to leave New Bedford, return to Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth’s Visual and Performing Arts program will leave downtown New Bedford after two decades in the historic Star Store Building, according to a letter from Chancellor Mark Fuller to staff and faculty. The announcement comes after the...
Invasive or native, these scientists want to know either way
Some invasive species are quite cozy on South Coast docks, but they make it hard for native species to thrive, as they negatively impact the natural ecosystems. To collect the samples, the scientists lay and bend over the dock reaching their arms...
‘Better than Christmas’: Classic clambake hosted by Smith Neck Friends Meeting
This year’s clambake brought out about 50 more people than last year; it was more than they planned for, said bakemaster William Reid. “But we’re never gonna turn somebody around,” he said. Smith Neck Friends Meeting hosted the annual clambake on...
Former New Bedford mayor John K. Bullard to read from new memoir at North Branch Library
Former New Bedford mayor, Clinton administration official, and co-founder of the New Bedford Light John K. Bullard will be coming to the North Branch Library August 22 at 6 p.m.
is a memoir by John K. Bullard about his experience...
‘An eye on the future’: Long Range Capital Planning Committee holds first meeting
Renovating the sewage treatment plant. Building a new middle school. Rebuilding the Padanaram bridge. Replacing the high school’s leaky roof. The Town of Dartmouth has some ambitious goals for the future, but it needs to figure out how to get it all...
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