In preparation for the start of a new week, let’s take a look back at the week. Here are this week’s most read articles on heraldnews.com:
Lizzie Borden’s Letter 126 Years Later — Delivered to the Fall River Historical Society
The 1896 letter written by Lizzie Borden has finally reached its destination. It’s three blocks from her home.
According to Michael Martins, curator of the Fall River Historical Society, the museum recently acquired a rare letter written by Borden that was put up for sale at an RR auction in Boston. The letter, which was on sale through October 12, sold for $6,970.
See how the letter got home, what it contained, and what happens next.
express:Lizzie Borden’s Letter 126 Years Later — Delivered to the Fall River Historical Society
Westport’s Bootleg BBQ goes from food trailer to restaurant
For years, Fred Melnyk has been putting his talents on the road, serving delicious barbecue from his trailer at local fairs and pop-up events.
Soon, you won’t have to wait to see where Bootleg BBQ shows up next.
The Westport resident and his Southern cuisine will become more permanent as he prepares to open his first brick-and-mortar store.
Melnyk has been looking for the perfect location since before the pandemic, and has finally found the perfect spot for his restaurant.
New chapter:Westport’s Bootleg BBQ goes from food trailer to restaurant
Acushnet couples want to reintroduce you to Portugal one at a time
Chris and Nelly Saraiva focus on “reintroducing Portugal”.
More than the motto of their new startup, Brands of Portugal, they say the tagline is a testament to their love of Portugal and their desire to share the rich culture and history of their ancestral homeland with others. increase.
They started a wine and spirits importing company about a year ago, with the aim of introducing or reinventing their customers to Portuguese wineries and distilleries.
For them, it’s all about making connections and sharing their love of Portuguese culture.
Old Country Taste:Acushnet couples want to reintroduce you to Portugal one at a time
Domestic charges against Fall River police officer, former Somerset School Board chairman dropped
The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has dropped domestic charges against Fall River Police Lieutenant and former Somerset Schools Commissioner Andrew Crook.
Court records show Crook, 48, of Somerset, was scheduled for bench trial on October 17 on two counts of assault and assault against a family member and threatening to commit a crime. The charges were dismissed on the grounds of lack of evidence. of prosecution. ”
On the same day that the domestic indictment was dismissed, Fall River District Judge Cynthia M. Brackett ruled on the OUI indictment against the veteran police officer.
court:Domestic charges against Fall River police officer, former Somerset School Board chairman dropped
Tiverton turns to five new commercial buildings
Tiverton’s Industrial Way could be more industrial.
NorthPoint Development, which owns and operates real estate across the United States, has signed agreements to purchase 275 acres of land from four different sellers along Progress Way, Industrial Road and Fish Road.
Tiverton’s planning committee is reviewing concept plans by a Kansas City-based company that is proposing to build five new commercial buildings totaling over 1.7 million square feet.
Check out what those plans entail.
Can they build it?:Tiverton focused on five new commercial buildings totaling 1.7 million square feet.
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