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Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:47pm

BOSTON — Calling the Cape and Islands "a very vulnerable region," state Sen.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:46pm

NEW BEDFORD—A 75-minute train trip from Fall River to South Station took a step toward becoming reality after Gov. Deval Patrick announced a key federal environmental review was completed, with the recommended route being the state’s favored Stoughton rail line.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:46pm

CARVER – Generations of visitors often remember their first time going to Edaville USA, and Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends are sure to make it all that more memorable for future generations visiting his first permanent home in North America.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:45pm

Bristol Community College plans to begin offering daytime classes in Taunton this fall.

The Taunton School Committee voted 7-1 Wednesday to allow Superintendent Julie Hackett’s administration to move forward with a plan to allow BCC to use space at the Cohannet School building.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:44pm

The fight to protect Taunton State Hospital is strictly about ensuring all regions of Massachusetts have equal access to mental health care (“Pandering on Taunton,” Oct. 2).

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:43pm

BOSTON -- One in four nurses believe patient deaths are due to nurses having too many patients to care for at one time, according to survey results released Wednesday by supporters of strict limits on nurse staffing levels.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:43pm

The United States leads the world’s major economies in generating electronic waste. Americans throw out 66 pounds a year per person, according to a first-ever global map recently released by the United Nations.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:42pm

State Senator Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, hosted Secretary of Transportation Richard A. Davey in Middleboro on June 13 to discuss the Route 44/Middleboro Rotary improvements project and to announce the makeup of the task force that will advise MassDOT on the project.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:41pm

Opening day for a new, improved Middleborough rotary is still four years away, but drivers who regularly brave the circular free-for-all are already celebrating, as are local officials who predict an explosion of regional growth.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:41pm

MIDDLEBORO — The construction project to reconfigure the increasingly problematic Middleboro rotary circle will likely commence in 2017, the state secretary of transportation revealed to a local gathering of political and economic leaders last Friday at the Boston Tavern.

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