(Image via @MassFireChaser on Twitter) Staff Writer: Sydney Cayer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Late in the evening on Thursday, February 16th, a fire broke out at Clean Harbors Waste Treatment Facility in Braintree, Massachusetts. Eight trailers caught on fire, all full of combustible materials. Clean Harbor officials say that the trailers self-reacted. It took three hours for the fire to get under control. Weymouth, Braintree, Quincy, Randolph, … Continue reading Hazardous Waste Fire Erupts in Braintree, MA
(Image via wpafb.af.mil) Volunteer Writer: Isabella Gerardi Email: Igerardi@umassd.edu Black History Month is celebrated every February and takes on a new theme each year. In 2023, Black History Month will recognize “Black Resistance,” which addresses how African Americans have stood up to extreme racial oppression throughout American History, with a focus on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s through the 1970s. This month hopes … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month with the New Bedford Whaling Park
(Photo via http://www.seattletimes.com) Volunteer Writer: Ray Davis Email: email@example.com NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA – Imagine that you are hustling to class, and you come across an expanse of stone inviting you to slow down and stop in for a while. What you were imagining is a labyrinth! A committee made up of faculty and staff across many departments on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus has … Continue reading UMassD Labyrinth Project – Will it Get the Jumpstart it Needs from New University Leadership?
Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are well versed in the music scene in Boston you may have heard of a small venue in Cambridge, Massachusetts called Middle East. The Middle East is a modest-sized club known to host shows for small artists like Peach Tree Rascals and Kid Bloom. But, what you may not have known about the location is that it … Continue reading Cambridge Micro Music Venue Expected to Shutdown
Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com In July 2021, a massive settlement occurred between the state of Massachusetts and the major pharmaceutical companies responsible for producing and selling opioid-based pain relievers and contributing to the opioid epidemic. Nationwide, this settlement involved $26 billion dollars. The state of Massachusetts got $525 million for opioid rehab programs and, to put it bluntly, damage control. Of this … Continue reading Massachusetts Receives Opioid Crisis Settlement
Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The 2022 elections will be held in person on Nov. 8th. In the 2022 election, the politicians in the senate and the house of representatives will all be on the chopping block for re-election. More local positions will also be subject to re-election. Including the position of county sheriff. Bristol county includes such illustrious cities as New Bedford and … Continue reading The Race for Bristol County Sheriff: Hodgson vs. Heroux
Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: email@example.com Every year we watch or see posts about the Grammys, one of the biggest annual awards shows being broadcast today. Where we get the chance to see artists and root for our favorites to win the categories they were nominated for. But, did you know that Massachusetts has its own equivalent? The Boston Music Awards is a much smaller-sized … Continue reading Boston’s Equivalent to the Grammys is Back Again in 2022