Zombie wedding — A Tiverton tale for Valentine’s Day

For their Valentine’s Day story, assorted publications world-wide turned to a tale with Tiverton ties — the sweet story of a young Massachusetts woman who married her zombie doll. The wedding …
A brewing legacy inspired the new Canned Heat

Taking in the initial sight of what would soon become the home of Canned Heat Craft Beer Company, Miles Wilson was feeling hesitant. Located at 52 Ferry St. in Fall River, the abandoned building was …

Why is Hundred Acre Cove polluted?

Hundred Acre Cove has been closed to shellfishing since 1996, but Save The Bay is hoping to change that. The nonprofit agency recently received a $132,000 grant from the federal government to help …

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