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 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Father accused of abusing 3-week-old son in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 19-year-old Massachusetts man has been charged with first-degree child abuse after the police said his three-week-old son was brought to Hasbro Children’s Hospital over the weekend.Ryan Enos, of Dighton, was charged, according ... [Published Providence Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dynegy Acquiring 12.3 GW of Generation from Duke and ECP

Dynegy Inc.—the Houston-based power company with operations in the Midwestern, Northeastern, and Western U.S.—has signed two separate agreements to acquire generation assets from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners (ECP).The acquisition includes a ... [Published Power Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Unemployment rates worsen across Fall River, Taunton regions

FALL RIVER - Unemployment jumped in the city in July, rising to 10.1 percent from 9.3 percent in June. It is the city’s first rise in unemployment this year. State figures released Tuesday record 43,001 people in the labor force in Fall River, with 38,637 ... [Published Wicked Local Swansea - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

US city seeks to buy itself out of 'albatross' desalination deal

The mayor of US city, Brockton in Massachusetts has proposed an US$ 88 million bid bythe city to buy its near-unused Dighton desalination plant to free it from a 20-yearcontract with the plant owner.Mayor Bill Carpenter said the contact with Aquaria had ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stonebridge Homes, Inc. launches new website to showcase current and upcoming projects

- Aug. 18, 2014 - SOUTH EASTON, Mass. -- SOUTH EASTON, MA…The new site features a Communities menu, which includes comprehensive descriptions and photos of current Stonebridge Homes subdivisions and upcoming projects. Within each project section are tabs ... [Published Prlog - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Update to Massachusetts gun bill gives police chiefs more authority

A update to state gun laws in Massachusetts signed by Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday gives police chiefs new powers over the issuance of firearms identification cards for rifles and shotguns.The legislation that toughens Massachusetts gun laws can be ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Merchandise hanger promotes brands and saves floor space

A new merchandise hanger that can be hung virtually anywhere to display and hold all types of consumer, hardware, industrial, and retail products is being introduced by RNR Plastics of Dighton, Massachusetts.The RNR Universal Merchandise Hanger is a flexible ... [Published Material Handling Wholesaler - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Eat your veggies

Agriculture was the top priority for the Pilgrims in the spring of 1621, and without the skilled Wampanoag tribe's advice on how to coax good yields from the rocky, nutrient-poor soil, it likely would have taken longer for Europeans to gain a foothold ... [Published South Coast Today - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental bond bill could be a gold mine for Greater Taunton

Negotiations are taking place on Beacon Hill this week over an environmental bond bill that could make millions of dollars available to improve the Boyden Wildlife Refuge, invest in other parks in Taunton and develop a center for urban agriculture in ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton residents urged to get out and cheer on Pan-Mass riders this weekend

DIGHTONDighton residents and others from the area are asked to line the streets and cheer on riders during the Pan-Mass Challenge, the annual cycling event that raises millions of dollars for cancer care and research.The Pan-Mass Challenge is coming ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

OBITUARIES 7-25-14

John W. Burrell Sr.John W. Burrell Sr., 67, of Dighton passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of forty-six years to Kathleen (Jones) Burrell. John was born in Fall River the son of the late ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dighton selectmen appoint Torres to town board, welcome 3 call firefighters

DIGHTON — Last Wednesday was a good day for town appointments.Selectmen appointed longtime resident Peter Torres to the Community Preservation Committee. For months, the committee has been trying to fill two vacancies and have had difficulty getting quorums ... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 21 2014]

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Father accused of abusing 3-week-old son in Eas... [Published Providence Journal - 2 hours ago]
Obituaries for 8-24-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Military surplus equipment: Good deal or 'shado... [Published Herald News - Aug 24 2014]
Dynegy Acquiring 12.3 GW of Generation from Duk... [Published Power Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
Dynegy to nearly double size of power fleet und... [Published Platts - Aug 22 2014]
Unemployment rates worsen across Fall River, Ta... [Published Wicked Local Swansea - Aug 19 2014]
US city seeks to buy itself out of 'albatross' ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - Aug 19 2014]
Stonebridge Homes, Inc. launches new website to... [Published Prlog - Aug 18 2014]
Update to Massachusetts gun bill gives police c... [Published Taunton Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Merchandise hanger promotes brands and saves fl... [Published Material Handling Wholesaler - Aug 13 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 4:43 pm [Published South Coast Today - Aug 13 2014]
An icy deluge for a good cause: A cure for ALS [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 12 2014]
Taunton police continue crackdown on ATVs [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Aug 12 2014]
Our View: Eat your veggies [Published South Coast Today - Aug 08 2014]
OBITUARIES: 8-5-14 [Published Herald News - Aug 05 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 7:31 pm [Published South Coast Today - Aug 04 2014]
Obituaries for 8-3-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Aug 03 2014]
Here are a few things worth checking out for Fr... [Published South Coast Today - Aug 01 2014]
Candidates line up busy campaign season [Published Boston Globe - Jul 31 2014]
Obituaries for 7-30-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Environmental bond bill could be a gold mine fo... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
Here are a few things worth checking out for Mo... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 28 2014]
Dighton residents urged to get out and cheer on... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
OBITUARIES 7-25-14 [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 25 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 4:20 pm [Published South Coast Today - Jul 25 2014]
Watch for, cheer PMC cyclists in town Aug. 2, 3 [Published Foxboro Reporter - Jul 24 2014]
Pan-Mass Challenge cyclists to ride through Wel... [Published Wicked Local Wellesley - Jul 23 2014]
Obituaries 07-22-2014 [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
Dighton selectmen appoint Torres to town board,... [Published Taunton Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 6:45 pm [Published South Coast Today - Jul 21 2014]
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Ask Umbra: What’s the most efficient way to hea... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 05 2014]
Send your question  to Umbra! Q. I’m building a house just south of Boston . What are my options for efficient heat/cooling? Mark Dighton, Ma. A. Dearest Mark, If the home is indeed a man’s castle, then your attention to energy efficiency ...
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