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 Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Committee petitions for recount of Rehoboth school roof repair vote

REHOBOTH — After the measure was defeated by just two votes, the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Committee said it plans to deliver petitions to the Rehoboth town clerk on Wednesday to call for a recount of last week’s vote on a proposed school roof ... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Equine excellence: Bristol Aggie's horse farm one of state's best - 11:38 pm

DIGHTON — When it comes to their large animal studies, Bristol Aggie students don't simply learn. They do.And they do it at one of the top horse farms in the entire state.Bristol County Agricultural School was recently designated by the Massachusetts ... [Published South Coast Today - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Roof project rejected, new selectmen elected in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH — By a margin of just two votes, Rehoboth residents narrowly rejected a ballot initiative on Monday for the community to pay its share of a bond on a proposed roof repair project at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School.The roof repair project ... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Somerset on the lookout for its next police chief

SOMERSET — The process to hire the next police chief has begun, with a salary range of $104,000 to $115,000 to lead what’s currently listed as a 32-member department with an overall budget of about $3 million.Candidates both within and, for the first ... [Published Wicked Local Somerset - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rains flood Greater Taunton area

TAUNTON — County Street in Taunton had to be shut down and a detour put in place for more than an hour after flash flooding took place throughout southeastern Massachusetts on Sunday, according to the city’s emergency management agency.Flooding also occurred ... [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton-Rehoboth band trying to raise funds for a very important trip

DIGHTON — A mysterious mayor and an excellent performance have led to the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School marching band receiving an invitation to play for President Barack Obama and other national dignitaries in Washington’s July 4 parade.Now, ... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Is the subdivision half full or empty? Maplewood Estates reaches 50 percent mark

- Mar. 27, 2014 - ROCKLAND, Mass. -- ROCKLAND, MASSACHUSETTSSo, the question stands, “is the subdivision half full or half empty?”“Half full, without a doubt. Especially when you consider we began building right on the heels of the recession in 2008,” ... [Published Prlog - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Unemployment numbers still not good for Fall River, Taunton

BOSTON — The only place in the state with unemployment worse than Fall River is at the far eastern end of frozen Cape Cod.The state department of Labor and Workforce Development reported Tuesday that unemployment in Fall River in February was 14.5 percent, ... [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Davidson takes silver in SkillsUSA District II competition

SHARON - Michael Davidson of Sharon joined 121 fellow students from Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School at the Massachusetts SkillsUSA District II Competition at Dimon Regional Technical High School in Fall River on Feb. 27. The group ... [Published Wicked Local Sharon - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dover Auto Tech students win scholarships

NORWOOD, Massachusetts – Universal Technical Institute hosted the Top Tech Challenge at its Norwood campus on January 25, an event that brought together two-person student teams from over 20 high schools across New England to test their knowledge of automotive ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton to repair, replace roof, windows and restrooms at Van Gyzen Hall

DIGHTON — Late last year, selectmen walked into the abandoned John Van Gyzen IV Hall and were dismayed by the condition of the building. In just a few months, their outlook has changed. The building at 495 School St. received approval at special Town ... [Published Wicked Local Whitman - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton-Rehoboth Mock Trial Team makes top 16 in state tournament before falling to Wayland

Nattily dressed in suits and ties, a group of students from Dighton and Rehoboth made their case. The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School Mock Trial Team recently won its first division championship in a statewide competition organized by the Massachusetts ... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Mar 09 2014]

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In announcing the 2014 honorees, MFBF President, Dr. A Richard Bonanno of Methuen called the farms selected "the cream of the crop." He added, "These farms present to the public a safe and professional image. They truly showcase the horse industry in Massachusetts for the public."
...their knowledge in their individual trade area, and hopefully move on to the State level," said Southeastern’s SkillsUSA advisor Sheila Fox. "SkillsUSA is a great experience for our students. It helps showcase their individual talents, as well as strengthening their work ethics. It builds character and motivates each individual student. SkillsUSA opens up many opportunities for students to become successful in their future endeavors." Davidson moves on to compete at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in May

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Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Committee peti... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Apr 15 2014]
Equine excellence: Bristol Aggie's horse farm o... [Published South Coast Today - Apr 11 2014]
Regional School Committee requests recount for ... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Apr 09 2014]
Roof project rejected, new selectmen elected in... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Apr 08 2014]
Somerset on the lookout for its next police chief [Published Wicked Local Somerset - Mar 31 2014]
Heavy rains flood Greater Taunton area [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Mar 31 2014]
Dighton-Rehoboth band trying to raise funds for... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Mar 31 2014]
Is the subdivision half full or empty? Maplewoo... [Published Prlog - Mar 28 2014]
Unemployment numbers still not good for Fall Ri... [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Mar 26 2014]
Swansea in line for Global Water Award for muni... [Published Wicked Local Swansea - Mar 24 2014]
Davidson takes silver in SkillsUSA District II ... [Published Wicked Local Sharon - Mar 18 2014]
Dover Auto Tech students win scholarships [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Mar 18 2014]
Bud and Jean Lyford — A love that survived more... [Published Bangor Daily News - Mar 16 2014]
Dighton to repair, replace roof, windows and re... [Published Wicked Local Whitman - Mar 09 2014]
Dighton-Rehoboth Mock Trial Team makes top 16 i... [Published Wicked Local Rehoboth - Mar 09 2014]
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