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2013-01-13 17:01:58

d’Oliveira & Associates Issues Press Release With Current Statistics on Taunton Car Crashes (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Taunton, Massachusetts had

2011-08-11 04:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Franklin Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy." It is arguably the pivotal episode in the trajectory of World War II.

2011-03-23 13:13:00

Public hearings set for May 4-5 CONCORD, Mass., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-03-06 06:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone thinks they know the whole story about what happened at the Borden Residence on August 4, 1892 located at 92 Second Street in Fall River, MA, when both Andrew Borden and his wife Abby were murdered with an axe.

2008-10-05 15:00:11

For more than a decade, efforts have been under way to not only reduce pollution in Rhode Island, but to reverse its effects by restoring salt marshes, building fish ladders around dams and planting eelgrass along the bottom of Narragansett Bay.

2008-07-09 15:00:19

By Alex Kuffner Legislation requiring a host of new approvals for any emergency- response plan governing the transportation of liquefied natural gas through Rhode Island waters has become law. The bill passed into law July 3 without Governor Carcieri's signature. Sponsored by Rep. Raymond E.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

By Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Herald Jul. 9--Fall River's industrial and residential waterfront might not be declared "wild and scenic" after all. Congressional Republicans have forced U.S. Rep.

2008-06-28 15:02:12

By Timothy C Barmann The U.S. Department of Commerce denies approval of Weaver's Cove plan to establish an LNG terminal in Fall River. The U.S.

2008-06-26 15:02:23

By Alex Kuffner A second meeting with federal regulators draws 300 people evenly split between opponents and supporters. SWANSEA -- It was a different night but the message was nearly identical.

2008-06-25 18:03:00

By JAY FITZGERALD Backers of a planned LNG facility in Fall River are howling over U.S. Rep. Barney Frank's push to designate an industrial stretch of the Taunton River as "wild and scenic" - and all but kill the plan.


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Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

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