As we kick off a new week, let’s take a look back at the week that was.
Top stories this past week included:
A look at some standout local athletes from this week’s games. The standouts this week included some playoff performances.
Everything voters need to know before Fall River’s city election. On Nov. 7, voters will elect a new municipal government, with the mayor’s seat, the City Council and the School Committee all on the ballot. Here’s what you need to know before going to the polls.
These were the most read stories of the week on HeraldNews.com:
New Bedford couple falls victim to scam, loses $97,000. Here’s tips on how to protect yourself
A New Bedford couple fell victim to a Facebook scam, and they lost $97,000.
José, who asked for his last name not to be disclosed, said the scam cost him and his wife their lifetime savings.
He decided to share his story, so that others could avoid falling prey to a similar scam.
President Avenue plaza could become a housing complex. What happens to the businesses?
The shopping plaza at President Avenue and Davol Street, which houses a senior center and several businesses, including the historic Al Mac’s Diner, could be demolished to become an apartment complex, if a developer’s plans come to fruition.
Real estate developer 1265 Main of Waltham is proposing to buy the plaza, though any possible development would take time.
What happens to the businesses?: President Avenue plaza could become a housing complex
Fall River’s Reis Meat Market marks 20 years with a new beginning
Fall River’s Reis Meat Market, 375 Alden St., has some big reasons to celebrate right now.
After a fire last summer forced them to close their doors, last month, they not only marked their 20th anniversary, but celebrated a triumphant comeback.
Triumphant return: Fall River’s Reis Meat Market marks 20 years with a new beginning
Somerset’s zoning board reached a compromise with Prysmian. Here’s what it includes.
The Somerset Zoning Board of Appeals has struck a deal with Prysmian, approving a compromise that would allow some diesel ship visits to Brayton Point while securing other concessions from the company looking to build a manufacturing plant in town.
Fall River is appealing its public records lawsuit loss. It faces thousands in legal bills
The Herald News and its parent company, Gannett Inc., won a public records lawsuit against the city last month after a nearly 15-month battle, and now the city is appealing the ruling, including a possible judgment to pay Gannett thousands in attorneys fees.
Herald News Reporter Jo C. Goode has the story.
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