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Former Convict Gives the Gift of Publication to Prisoners

Diane E Schindelwig, a former federal prisoner, offers publishing services to authors currently serving time. North Dighton, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/19/2017 -- While doing time in 2008, Diane Schindelwig quickly discovered that there was a shortage on quality ...

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Date: Sep 19, 2017

Dynegy Closes on Transaction to Sell Dighton and Milford Facilities in Massachusetts

Dynegy Inc. (DYN) has closed on the sale of its Dighton and Milford energy facilities to Starwood Energy Group Global. As previously disclosed, the $119 million in proceeds from the sale will go toward debt reduction. The transaction, undertaken to address ...

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Date: Sep 22, 2017

Harvard Art Museums tour takes visitors to Dighton Rock

BERKLEY, Mass. — On a tour of Dighton Rock Museum here, a ranger from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation doesn’t hesitate to put the famous in its place. “Plymouth Rock was just a loading dock,” the ranger scoffs.

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Date: Sep 15, 2017

Bristol Aggie to the rescue: Hurricane relief center prioritizes donations for pets, livestock

DIGHTON — In conjunction with Curt Schilling’s Operation ... having gone on a five-day tour across Southeastern Massachusetts to pick up supplies at different locations. According to Brian Harrington, the shelter’s media contact, one tractor trailer ...

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Date: Sep 14, 2017

Homesteaders of New England pitch in for hurricane relief effort

Badot, Atwood and other volunteers made up some signs, parked one truck at Bristol Aggie in Dighton and the other at BJ's in Plymouth, and waited. But not for long. The donations began to roll in, and the volunteers began to show up: parents and kids ...

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Date: Sep 21, 2017

High School Football Notebook: Framingham's Mantie, Algonquin's Allen debut in style

It didn’t look that way in the opener with his Warriors rolling to a 24-7 victory over Dighton-Rehoboth. “We played really well, made a lot of improvement over the first two weeks of practice on both sides of the ball,” said Lopez. “But there’s a ...

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Date: Sep 12, 2017

Bernard Malone, 77

Malone of North Attleboro. He was the dear brother of the late Maryellen Manson, and is also survived by his cherished nine grandchildren, and special friend Bonnie Nadeau and her husband Mark of Dighton. His funeral service, to which relatives and friends ...

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Date: Sep 19, 2017

Dighton, MA subdivision, Stoney Ridge Estates, completes first model home

Stoney Ridge Estates completes first model home at the 60-lot subdivision in Dighton, MA at 1 Waterford Circle (GPS 1590 Pine Street). Stoney Ridge Estates, LLC and Stonebridge Homes, the builder/developer and construction manager respectively for Stoney ...

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Date: Aug 19, 2015

300 YEARS AGO: Dighton celebrates tricentennial

In connection with Dighton’s 300th anniversary, Jan. 4, 2012, was officially declared Dighton Day in a proclamation from Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, and several Tri-Centennial events have already occurred — including a colonial clothing ...

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Date: Jan 21, 2012

Police: Man shot while breaking into sister’s home in Dighton

(WPRI) — A New Hampshire man was shot Wednesday while trying to break into a family member’s home in Dighton, according to the town ... said the DA’s office and Massachusetts State Police are assisting with the investigation. Eyewitness News ...

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Date: Aug 02, 2017

Staff Pic Sunday, 9-24-17 - Wicked Local Dighton

Staff Pic Sunday, 9-24-17Wicked Local DightonCheck out Long Arms of the Law and other great Wicked Local staff photos every Sunday by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Monday through Friday we've been focusing on amazing photos our readers have shared with more »

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Date: Sep 24, 2017

Progressive Taunton hosts local Candidate's Forum - Wicked Local Dighton

Wicked Local DightonProgressive Taunton hosts local Candidate's ForumWicked Local DightonTAUNTON — Nearly two thirds of candidates running this November for City Council, School Committee or a seat on the Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant ...and more »

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Date: Sep 23, 2017

School association seeks background-check reforms - Wicked Local Dighton

Wicked Local DightonSchool association seeks background-check reformsWicked Local Dighton“We felt that was a substantial concern,” said Jim Major, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of Chapter 766 Approved Private Schools, the statewide organization that represents state-authorized schools that provide specialized programs ...and more »

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Date: Sep 22, 2017

Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass. - Wicked Local Dighton

Wicked Local DightonFairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.Wicked Local DightonInformation: AMESBURY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL — 12 North Hunt Road, Amesbury, on Sept. 22-24, 4-11 p.m. Enjoy three days and evenings of concerts in ...and more »

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Date: Sep 21, 2017

Simply Faithful: Trusting the author - Wicked Local Dighton

Simply Faithful: Trusting the authorWicked Local DightonGrandma Gregory could spin a tale like nobody's business. She'd take a routine trip to the corner store and turn it into the kind of story that you'd asked her to tell again and again. And when she started in on the stories about how tiny Daddy was as ...and more »

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Date: Sep 21, 2017

Death and Everyman - Wicked Local Dighton

Wicked Local DightonDeath and EverymanWicked Local DightonThe artists of the middle ages understood that the universal human journey from birth to death ended at the grave whether the traveler was peasant, Pope or royalty. The prevalence of disease and warfare made Death a daily companion for Everyman—a ...and more »

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Date: Sep 20, 2017

AAA: Americans fall for autumn travel - Wicked Local Dighton

Wicked Local DightonAAA: Americans fall for autumn travelWicked Local DightonSummer's over and kids are back in school, but many people are making plans for at least one more getaway this fall, before the arrival of another busy holiday season. According to a new survey from AAA, more than one in four Americans (28 percent) ...and more »

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Date: Sep 20, 2017

2018 ballot questions take first step - Wicked Local Dighton

2018 ballot questions take first stepWicked Local DightonWill Massachusetts slash its sales tax? Should employers offer paid family leave? What about a $15 minimum wage? Those are among the 21 potential ballot questions Massachusetts voters could decide next year. Attorney General Maura Healey certified 21 ...and more »

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Date: Sep 15, 2017

West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Dighton - Fall River Herald News

West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from DightonFall River Herald NewsDIGHTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Dighton Board of Health announced Tuesday that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Dighton. West Nile virus is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite ...and more »

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Date: Aug 29, 2017

Dover Lifetime Learning offers fall classes - Wicked Local Dighton - Wicked Local Dighton

Dover Lifetime Learning offers fall classes - Wicked Local DightonWicked Local DightonBrochures can be obtained at the Dover Council on Aging office, Dover Library, local Dover churches and the Friends of the Dover Council on Aging's website, ...and more »

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Date: Sep 18, 2017