Dighton (Massachusetts, United States)

Type: City
Name: Dighton (Massachusetts, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.813999
Longitude: -71.1203
population: 6,283
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Class Acts: Joe Kennedy III honored for voc-tech efforts

SOUTHCOASTCongressman Joe Kennedy III recently received the Massachusetts Association of Vocation Administrators (MAVA) ‘Legislator of the Year’ award. During a ceremony at Bristol County Agricultural High School in Dighton, career-technical education ... [Published South Coast Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

OBITUARIES 10-31-14

Joseph Camara Sr.RAYNHAM — Joseph Camara, Sr. 86 years old, died in his home on October 28, 2014. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Lukasewski) Camara. He was born in Madeira, Portugal, son of the late Manuel and Agusta (Silva) Camara, he was educated ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

First speech meet of season Saturday at Dighton-Rehoboth

DIGHTON — The first “speech team” meet of the season is being held at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School on Saturday, Nov. 1, with students from 25 schools demonstrating their best debate, poetry, drama and public speaking skills.The event, which takes ... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

DROUGHT ADVISORY ISSUED FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASS.

Despite a soaking storm that brought up to 6 inches of rain last week, the state office of Energy and Environmental Affairs  has issued a drought advisory for all of southeastern Massachusetts.State, regional and local water officials have been advised ... [Published Milford Daily News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries for 10-28-2014

Floriano daPonteTAUNTON – Floriano da Ponte, husband of Maria N. (Rapose) da Ponte of Taunton, died at Golden Living Oak Hill in Middleboro on Oct. 26, 2014. He was 87. Born in St. Michael, Azores, the son of the late Pedro and Sara (Moniz) da Ponte, ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Advocates and opponents: Candidates take sides on casino question

The candidates for state Senate for the 1st Plymouth and Bristol District have opposite views about the state’s gambling legislation, and whether it should be repealed, but both said they would abide by the will of the voters.State Sen. Marc Pacheco, ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 26 2014]
Entities: Casino, Gambling, Advocate
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

5 things to know about the Nov. 4 general election

1. The election features races for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor, Governor’s Council, state Legislature and several county positions.In Greater Taunton, long-term incumbent state Sen. Marc ... [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Archaeologist says there are more potential Native American dig sites in the area

With a dearth of Native American historical sites in Southeastern Massachusetts, there is a need to promote archeology in the region, according to a presenter from the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.David Burbine, of the Massasoit chapter of the ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Intertribal Council Oak Powwow being held in Dighton

Native American culture lives on in Dighton through the Intertribal Council Oak Powwow.Native Americans from throughout the region and the country gathered in the park behind Dighton Town Hall on Saturday, performing traditional dances, playing Native ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

What's Killing The Bees in Massachusetts?

Sean Gallup/Something’s killing honeybees.Wayne Andrews, a local entomologist and bee keeper in Dighton says he and other keepers throughout the region have had a multitude of bees die without any warning. Andrews tells WBSM News the culprit seems to ... [Published WBSM-AM - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol County beekeepers await answers as US, state officials look into drop in pollinators Updated at 12:38 AM

DIGHTON — The state’s already investigating Dan Wilbur’s dead honeybees. The buzz about his ailing hive has also drawn the attention of federal investigators.“US EPA headquarters is engaged with beekeepers in the Dighton area of Massachusetts regarding ... [Published Wicked Local Westport - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

OBITUARIES: 9-29-14

Tobias CardozaTobias “Toby” Cardoza, 68, of Westport, passed away on September 22nd unexpectedly. Born in Fall River, son of the late Manuel and Anna Mary Cardoza. He was an accomplished carpenter and a NASCAR enthusiast. Father of Darren Cardoza; grandfather ... [Published Herald News - Sep 29 2014]

Quotes

"Congressman Kennedy has been our champion in Washington serving on the House CTE Caucus and filing legislation to ensure the highest quality vocational technical and agricultural education. He clearly understands the effectiveness of our delivery system in strengthening workforce development and stimulating the Commonwealth's economy,” said David Ferreira, Executive Director of MAVA. Ferreira is the former longtime superintendent-director of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School in Rochester."

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Class Acts: Joe Kennedy III honored for voc-tec... [Published South Coast Today - 19 hours ago]
OBITUARIES 10-31-14 [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 31 2014]
First speech meet of season Saturday at Dighton... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Oct 31 2014]
DROUGHT ADVISORY ISSUED FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASS. [Published Milford Daily News - Oct 28 2014]
Obituaries for 10-28-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 28 2014]
Advocates and opponents: Candidates take sides ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 26 2014]
5 things to know about the Nov. 4 general election [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Oct 25 2014]
Area nurses speak out about lack of Ebola training [Published Wicked Local Boston - Oct 20 2014]
Westport, MA subdivision, Briggs Landing, [Published Prlog - Oct 20 2014]
Scare yourselves silly with daytrippers in Mass. [Published Boston Globe - Oct 19 2014]
Obituaries for 10-15-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
Kingston's Halls Swamp yielding a treasure trov... [Published Patriot Ledger - Oct 13 2014]
Archaeologist says there are more potential Nat... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 13 2014]
Intertribal Council Oak Powwow being held in Di... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 05 2014]
What's Killing The Bees in Massachusetts? [Published WBSM-AM - Oct 03 2014]
Bristol County beekeepers await answers as US, ... [Published Wicked Local Westport - Oct 02 2014]
Westport beekeeper fears pesticides are killing... [Published Taunton Gazette - Oct 02 2014]
Draft Storm Sewer General Permit for 200+ Small... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Sep 30 2014]
OBITUARIES: 9-29-14 [Published Herald News - Sep 29 2014]
State reports offer insight into true cost of B... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Sep 29 2014]
Obituaries for 9-29-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
Obituaries for 9-27-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Sep 27 2014]
Taunton's jobless rate improves slightly, still... [Published Taunton Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
The Burt Wood School of Performing Welcomes New... [Published South Coast Today - Sep 24 2014]
Obituaries for 9-24-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Ask Umbra: What’s the most efficient way to hea... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 05 2014]
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