As we prepare to start out a brand new week, let’s have a look again at what was the week.
High tales from the previous week included:
An ongoing collection taking a look at municipal salaries, and who makes essentially the most cash and the way, in Better Fall River. This time Herald Information digital producer Dan Medeiros takes a have a look at the highest 50 wage earners within the Westport authorities and college system, in addition to the highest 25 wage earners within the Freetown authorities and college system.
The most recent Nice Fall River actual property report is the place, with residence costs typically and even astronomically excessive prior to now a number of years, there have already been 4 properties promoting for lower than $300,000 on this week’s listings. Check out these properties, in addition to a few of their latest bestsellers.
These have been essentially the most learn tales this week on HeraldNews.com:
Fall River is constructing extra rail trails, with the aim of connecting Cape Cod to RI by bike
The Quequechan River Prepare Path is about to get even longer.
Presently present process some development within the Narrows close to the Westport line, the multi-use path is getting an extension that may deliver it precisely to Fall River’s jap boundary with Westport.
Check out what’s being performed, and when it’s anticipated to be accomplished.
The Quequechan River Railway route spans:Fall River is constructing extra rail trails, with the aim of connecting Cape Cod to RI by bike
Ernie Bush Jr is “very shut” to repairing the bridge to Pleasure Island in Swansea
Ernie Bush Jr., New England CEO of Subaru and philanthropist who helped construct a multibillion-dollar fortune promoting automobiles all through the Northeast, purchased Pleasure Island in Swansea for $1 million final summer time.
Though the Swansea Constructing Division has not acquired functions for constructing or demolition permits on the property, it’s probably that some work will begin quickly.
When Boch bought the property, he indicated that earlier than renovations may start, the bridge needed to be repaired. In an interview final week with The Herald Information, he mentioned he was “very shut” to hiring a contractor.
Working quickly on Pleasure Island?:Ernie Bush Jr is “very shut” to repairing the bridge to Pleasure Island in Swansea
Make a journey to the Herald Information archives
Take one other journey with us to the Herald Information archives.
A reader’s favourite function, From the Archives explores Fall River prior to now 12 months with archive pictures from the newspaper.
This time, it is a journey into the previous wanting on the approach its inhabitants used to stay.
from the archive:Here is how the folks of Better Fall River lived on the time
The 2023 Fall River election begins to take form, with a former mayor wanting his job again
Metropolis elections are taking form, as candidates take the papers.
There will likely be main elections in September, after which citywide elections in November.
As of this writing, there are 4 potential mayoral candidates, together with present mayor Paul Coogan, former Fall River mayor and Bristol County Legal professional Sam Souter.
Here is a breakdown of the races, together with these for mayor, metropolis council, and college committee.
Fall River elections:The 2023 Fall River election begins to take form, with a former mayor wanting his job again
Swansea’s waste contract with Waste Administration expires
The waste administration contract with Swansea expires on 30 June and whereas town has not, at this writing, chosen a vendor for its stable waste disposal, a number of firms have submitted bids.
All huge disposal bids from Seekonk, EZ Disposal Service, and Republic Providers of Fall River have been submitted by the March 24 deadline.
The subsequent assembly of the Board of Electors is April 10.
Town takes waste administration bids:Swansea’s waste contract with Waste Administration expires. What now.
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