Monthly Archives: August 2015

Braga Bridge Lane Close tonight

Donna Motta August 31, 2015 Comments Off on Braga Bridge Lane Close tonight

An additional lane of I-195 West on the Braga Bridge will be closed tonight tonight from 8:00 – 5:00 a.m. Wednesday. The goal is for MassDot to repair access ladders adjacent to the right

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Sale of Coughlin School Not Decided

Donna Motta August 31, 2015 Comments Off on Sale of Coughlin School Not Decided

What is to happen to the vacant, and fire-ravaged Coughlin School? That was a question posed today to the the city’s Corporation Counsel Joe Macy. Attorney Macy:  

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Mayor Sutter is All About Education

Donna Motta August 31, 2015 Comments Off on Mayor Sutter is All About Education

Classes start for public school students in Fall River next week. As parents get ready to get their children prepared for day one of day one, Mayor Sam Sutter has this advice for students

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The 48 Hour National Film “Best Writing” Award Goes To…

Donna Motta August 28, 2015 Comments Off on The 48 Hour National Film “Best Writing” Award Goes To…

Five BCC employees and five local folks brainstormed a film idea that caught the attention of the 48 Hour National Film Festival judges in Providence this summer. The genre randomly chosen: Fantasy. The title

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Gates of Hope Food Pantry

Donna Motta August 28, 2015 Comments Off on Gates of Hope Food Pantry

In an effort to reduce waste in Fall River and feed the hungry of the city, a local food pantry is working hard to reach this goal. The Gates of Hope Food Pantry, located

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Festivities Continue for the Feast of the Holy Ghost

Donna Motta August 28, 2015 Comments Off on Festivities Continue for the Feast of the Holy Ghost

The line up of events for the continuation of the festivities for the Feast of the Holy Ghost continue this evening. Here’s a list of events: 7 p.m. Entrance of the Insignias of the

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Crime Statistics Reported at Neighborhood Association Meetings

Donna Motta August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Crime Statistics Reported at Neighborhood Association Meetings

Fall River residents can get a quick crime report as the statistics relate to their particular neighborhoods, according to Police Sgt. James Smith: Sgt. Smith announced at a recent neighborhood meeting that his department

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Emotional Times for Former Coughlin School Principal

Donna Motta August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Emotional Times for Former Coughlin School Principal

After working at the now fire ravaged and still vacant Coughlin School during her career as an educator, Ms. Dugal talked to frcconnect.org about her emotional ties to in connection with her career: Ms.

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Former Principal Remembers Coughlin School Days

Donna Motta August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Former Principal Remembers Coughlin School Days

The vacant Coughlin School in Fall River suffered massive fire damage recently, but the memories of having worked at the once thriving educational institution remains in the mind of one former principal. While attending

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Great Holy Ghost Feast in Fall River Begins Today

Donna Motta August 26, 2015 Comments Off on Great Holy Ghost Feast in Fall River Begins Today

The annual Great Holy Ghost Feast in Fall River kicks off tonight at Kennedy Park off South Main Street. According to feast organizers, a large crowd is expected to participate in the festivities, beginning

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