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Land trust to maintain, preserve Jordan Road property
The Town of Dartmouth will see more than 16 acres of newly protected land after the Select Board assigned land surrounding 179 Jordan Road to the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust at a meeting on Sept. 13. The land was restricted for agricultural...
Pet CPR, first aid class planned
The Dartmouth Dog Advisory Work Group is hosting a fundraiser Pet CPR and First Aid training class to help people learn how to help pets in emergencies. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at Westport Town Hall Annex...
Water issues noted on Reed Road
Testing results from August show that water in the Reed Road area has exceeded the standard or maximum contaminant level for HAA5, the Dartmouth Water Department reported Monday, Sept. 13. This does not require residents to boil water or take any...
Yesterday once more as Dartmouth celebrates heritage
The past was present Saturday, Sept. 11 at the annual celebration of Dartmouth’s heritage, held at the village schoolhouse headquarters of Dartmouth Historical Society. Participants cooked, spun wool and even did laundry, all in the style of...
Town honors 9/11 with solemn ceremony
In the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 2001, Veterans Advisory Board Chair Chris Pereira recalled the town gathering at Memorial Stadium to process and unite over the events of that tragic day. “It was really unique,”...
Event introduces Scouting programs
The public is invited to learn more about scouting when Smith Mills Pack 74 hosts an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 and 20 at the pavilion at 443 Old Fall River Road. Activities will include bottle rockets, archery and an obstacle...
Open Farm Day tours planned at Round the Bend Farm
Round the Bend Farm, 92 Allen Neck Road, will host an open farm day Saturday, Sept. 18. Four guided tours will take place. At 10 a.m. and noon, barnyard tours will focus on piglets, goats and cows and are kid-friendly. The 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. tours...
New Covid cases continue to increase
New Covid-19 cases have reached another summer high in town. In its latest report, the state’s Department of Public health confirmed 139 cases in town over the past two weeks — the highest new case case count since early April, when the town was...
‘Grief never ends:’ Leah Oliver remembered 20 years after attack
Twenty years ago, Dartmouth native Leah Oliver was living her dream. She had been working for just two months at Marsh & McLennan in the World Trade Center but already loved it. The technical sales consultant position in the firm’s risk...
Students honored for AP success
Dartmouth High School students have been honored for their results in their AP work. Twenty-one students have been awarded AP Capstone Diplomas and Certificates for earning scores of three or higher i n AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four...
UPDATED: Town still waiting on latest water tests
UPDATED AS OF SEPT 10: The town is still waiting on results of the most recent tests, Dartmouth Water Department superintendent Steven Sullivan said Friday morning. The warning issued Thursday was required by the Department of Environmental...
Compost bins available
Two types of compost bins will be available for sale to Dartmouth and New Bedford residents by The Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District. The Earth Machine and the New Age Composter are available at the discounted rate of $25 each...
Fall book sale scheduled at Southworth Library
The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries will sponsor their fall book sale at the Haskell Room at the Southworth Library, 732 Dartmouth St. from Wednesday, Sept. 22, to Saturday, Sept. 25. Thousands of books, all in good condition, will be available...
Warren promotes infrastructure bill during Dartmouth visit
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes the best way for towns like Dartmouth to prepare for the future is to make sure all aspects of infrastructure are funded and as up-to-date as possible. “We’ve underinvested for four years,” she said. “These are...
Zoo visitors can fawn over orphaned deer
A female white-tailed deer fawn orphaned in Dartmouth when she was just days old has found a new home at Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford. The fawn, named Olive by the staff, arrived at the zoo in early summer, according to information provided by...
20 years later, former veterans service officer will never forget 9/11
Even two decades later, former Dartmouth Veterans Service Officer Roy Oliveira can still hear the roar of the engines of American Airlines Flight 77 as it was about to crash into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. “The airplane came in so low and so...
Owl program Sept. 8
The Paskamansett Bird Club will host “All About Owls’’ at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 at The Smith Neck Friends Meeting House, 594 Smith Neck Road. Mike Tucker of Falmouth will speak about owls for the club’s first in-person meeting since March 2020...
Women’s canoe trip Sept. 20
The Lloyd Center for the Environment will sponsor a women’s canoe trip on the Slocum River from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20. Those attending will meet at the lower parking lot of the center, 430 Potomska Road. A short hike will take participants...
Can, bottle drive to benefit dog park
Dartmouth Dog Advisory Work Group is sponsoring a plastic bottle and can redemption drive from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at the dog park parking lot, 443 Old Fall River Road. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 19. Bottles and cans must be redeemable,...
Library hosts author of ‘The Ghost’ true crime book
Author Maureen Boyle will be discussing her book, “The Ghost: The Murder of Police Chief Greg Adams and the Hunt for his Killer’’ during two upcoming appearances at Dartmouth libraries. The book explores the murder of a small town Pennsylvania...
Talk scheduled on Underground Railroad
The Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society will host a presentation by UMass Dartmouth Professors Timothy D. Walker and Len Travers at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at the society headquarters, 1205 Russells Mills Road. They will discuss the recent book...
‘Little building that could:’ Lloyd Center work continues
Construction continues at the Lloyd Center for the Environment on a new welcome center to accommodate growing numbers of visitors who want to learn about the natural world. Their education will begin, center officials hope, before they even enter...
Land trust offers series of walks
Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust is hosting a series of walks through the end of the year. All walks are free unless noted but registration is required by calling (508) 991-2289. Dike Creek Reserve Retrospective will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday,...
Warren to speak at UMass Dartmouth
Sen. Elizabeth Warren will host a meet and greet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the UMass Dartmouth Amphitheater off the Claire T. Carney Library, 285 Old Westport Road. Warren will be making remarks and answering questions about what's happening...
Planning Board shows interest in Gulf Road property
Property at 177 Gulf Road that spans more than 70 acres and runs to the Padanaram harbor has caught the attention of the Planning Board for possible preservation. “I’m blown away by how extensive and beautiful this property is,’’ board member Kevin...
Covid summer surge continues
New cases of Covid-19 are continuing to increase in Dartmouth. In its latest report, the state’s Department of Public health confirmed 108 cases in town over the past two weeks — the highest since May 6, when the town was classified as “yellow” per...
Two arrested on drug charges after parking lot struggle
Two people were arrested Aug. 30 on a series of charges, including drug trafficking, after a struggle in a hotel parking lot on Route 6 that caused minor injuries to three state troopers, State Police reported. Shortly after 11 p.m. on Aug. 30,...
UMass Dartmouth exhibit showcases work by Ives
The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) at UMass Dartmouth will present “Norman Ives: Constructions & Reconstructions,’’ in the CVPA Campus Gallery from Sept. 7 through Oct. 23. This major exhibition of Ives's work as artist and...
Fire Department District 3 receives grant for Jaws of Life
Dartmouth Fire Department District 3 received a $25,000 grant from the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation during a check presentation ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 31. The donation was used to purchase Jaws of Life equipment to assist in the...
Music in the Woods to bring tunes to trails
Lloyd Center’s Inaugural Music in the Woods, a free benefit for center members, will be held Saturday, Sept. 25. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 26. Lloyd Center members must reserve their free tickets and choose their preferred time of entry. Three time...
Power outages, flooding as Ida storms through
Strong winds and more than six inches of rain brought power outages, flooding and tree damage to town as the stormy remnants of Ida passed through town overnight. More than 1,000 Eversource customers had lost power as of 8 a.m., according to the...
Dartmouth heritage to be celebrated
The annual celebration of Dartmouth’s heritage will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the village schoolhouse headquarters of Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society, 1205 Russells Mills Road. This year the event also...
Natural gas assistance available
Dartmouth is offering a natural gas fuel assistance program that will offer direct payments of up to $300 to natural gas providers of qualifying households. Preference will be given to consumers who have a household income between 60 and 80 percent...
Master plan draft released in hopes of public feedback
Dartmouth residents envision a future for their town that avoids suburban sprawl, features a clear plan for business development and protects the harbor area and town waterways. Those were among the goals cited in a draft version of the master plan...
Trombone ensemble to perform
Music on the Lawn, a performance by the Tri-County Symphonic Band Trombone Ensemble, will be presented from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Dartmouth Council on Aging, 628 Dartmouth St. The trombone ensemble is one of several smaller chamber...
Budding businesses: Here's the status of Dartmouth's potential marijuana operations
Nine years after Massachusetts legalized medicinal marijuana and nearly five years after recreational marijuana sales were approved, Dartmouth still has no legal cannabis businesses. That is not for lack of effort by prospective purveyors of...
Referee course set Sept. 4
A junior referee course will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 at the Dartmouth Youth Soccer Association clubhouse, 580 Russells Mills Road. Participants must be at least 14 by the course date and should bring pen and paper for notes.
Free Allens Pond programs introduce children to nature
Allens Pond, a Mass Audubon sanctuary, will be hosting free Nature Discovery and STEAM programs for children ages 3-5 and a caretaker from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays through October. Through these hands-on, nature-based experiences, children will create...
Soccer coaches needed for fall
With the fall instructional season just around the corner Dartmouth Youth Soccer Association needs coaches for age groups u6 boys, u6 girls, u8 boys, u10 boys, u10 girls, u12 boys and u15 co-ed. Anyone interested should email Jenn Reid at j.reid@...
At 11, he’s raising money for a pet project
Weeks after the pandemic hit, 11-year-old Gavin Simonin and his family adopted their dog, Arrow, from The Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast. The family felt an instant connection with Arrow, Gavin’s mother, Andrea Simonin, said. “He chose us...
Reassure children as school year starts, advocate says
With a new school year about to start, children may feel stressed, anxious, excited or hopeful, Dartmouh Youth Advocate Deloris Joseph reassured parents during a Zoom presentation Thursday. Sometimes, she said, they can experience all of these...
Southcoast Health offering third doses to immunocompromised residents
Dartmouth residents who are immunocompromised can receive a third dose of Pfizer or Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine through Southcoast Health. The healthcare provider announced last week that it will administer the third shots to vulnerable people after...
Pet photo day to benefit humane society
A pet photo day to benefit the Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast in Dartmouth will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at Rose Homes LAER Realty Partners, 208 Washington St., Fairhaven. Photographers from Kelly Smith Studios will take...
St. Mary’s Church hosts open house Sept. 11, 12
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 795 Dartmouth St., will host open houses after all Masses Sept. 11 and 12. Light refreshments will be served and information will be available about the parish and its offerings. Masses are scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 11...
Students no longer in a pickle about preserving cucumbers
Making pickles was a really big dill Aug. 24 at the Dartmouth Senior Center. David Wheeler, founder and president of Therapy Gardens in Brockton, led about 30 program participants in the process of making their own pickles from cucumbers. They cut...
Bikes Not Bombs event Sept. 18 at Congregational Church
A Bikes Not Bombs event, to gather bicycles for people in need, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at South Dartmouth Congregational Church, 17 Middle St. Bikes in any condition will be collected to be distributed to the...
Building inspector has no reservations about checking out hotel conditions
For some time, Building Commissioner Joe Braga found that the town’s hotels and motels had faced very few inspections. Since his appointment to the position in January, Braga is now working to ensure those buildings are up to code and safe for those...
Masks on, but social distancing off for new school year
Although students will be mandated to wear masks indoors , as they did last school year, social distancing will not be required, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bonny Gifford told School Committee members Monday. With the school year set to start in...
Town monitoring high chemical levels found in Reed Road water
Town officials are urging action amid an ongoing violation to the town’s drinking water standards along Reed Road, but also stress that the water is safe for consumption. Residents have expressed concerns about coloration and smells of the water...
Thousands of rubber ducks in a row race through Barney’s Joy
One lucky duck is now $5,000 richer thanks to a lucky rubber duck of his own. On Aug. 20, nearly 7,000 rubber ducks were released at Barney’s Joy for Mass Audubon’s annual Duck Derby fundraiser at Allens Pond. More than a dozen people hiked over the...
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