Monthly Archives: August 2016

Candlelight Vigil Planned At Kennedy Park

Donna Motta August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Candlelight Vigil Planned At Kennedy Park

In honor of overdose victims and their families, a candlelight vigil is being planned at Kennedy Park for tonight, Wednesday, August 31st. The vigil will take place between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and

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Tips For Guardians Concerned About Substance Abuse

Donna Motta August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Tips For Guardians Concerned About Substance Abuse

As part of Mayor Correia’s Overdose Awareness Week activities, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has set up a display at Fall River Government Center August 30th. Called Hidden in Plain Sight, the display

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Fall River Public Schools Gear Up For Day One

Donna Motta August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Fall River Public Schools Gear Up For Day One

In a week from now, Fall River students from elementary to high school will be back in their classrooms getting ready for the academic challenges coming up this fall. FRC Media News spoke with

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It’s Time To Apply For Fuel Assistance

Donna Motta August 31, 2016 Comments Off on It’s Time To Apply For Fuel Assistance

Fuel Assistance applications are being accepted from the Fall River’s Anti-Poverty Agency Citizens for Citizens, Inc. The benefits for eligible applicants begin on November 1st. Fuel Assistance Director Garth Patterson explains that the guidelines

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Fuel Assistance Applications Available

Donna Motta August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Fuel Assistance Applications Available

Citizens for Citizens, Fall River’s anti-poverty agency, has mailed out approximately eleven thousand fuel assistance applications so far this summer. The program, however, starts two months from now, despite the fact fuel prices, such

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Durfee High School Freshmen Orientation

Donna Motta August 29, 2016 Comments Off on Durfee High School Freshmen Orientation

Freshman Orientation for students who plan to attend BMC Durfee High School this fall is planned for Wednesday, August 31st. Students are asked to report to Nagle Auditorium at 8:00 a.m. To view a

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Drug Awareness Event To Be Held In Fall River

Donna Motta August 29, 2016 Comments Off on Drug Awareness Event To Be Held In Fall River

In an effort to raise awareness about drug and alcohol addiction in young people, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office is setting up a display at Fall River Government Center on Tuesday, August 30th.

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Hot Jobs List

Donna Motta August 29, 2016 Comments Off on Hot Jobs List

Here’s the latest Hot Jobs List from the Fall River Career Center for the week of August 29th. For more information about these, or any other positions, please call the center at (508) 730-5000:

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Fall River Swat Team Winners

Donna Motta August 29, 2016 Comments Off on Fall River Swat Team Winners

The Fall River Police Department Emergency Services Unit took 1st Place in the EoTech Dynamic Entry Challenge, and 8th place overall at the 2016 Connecticut SWAT Challenge. Thirty-six SWAT teams and Military Units, including

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Update On 100 Duro Employee Layoffs

Donna Motta August 26, 2016 Comments Off on Update On 100 Duro Employee Layoffs

It’s been coming for a while, and now it’s official: Duro Textiles, LCC, located at 110 Chace Street and a long-time employer¬† in Fall River, has laid off 100 workers. According to Director of

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