As we put together to kick off a brand new week, let’s have a look again on the week that was.
In our most-read story final week, a variety of native males have agreed to pay $50,000 in restitution to Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks division, after a protracted battle on allegations of poaching recreation animals in that state.
Different high tales included: a have a look at some new eating places which might be coming to the Fall River space; a glance again at six historic properties that performed an element in Fall River’s function with the Underground Railroad, serving to enslaved folks get to freedom; and Gen Andrade, former chief of employees and marketing campaign supervisor for former mayor Jasiel Correia has made one other plea deal to keep away from jail time.
Rounding out our high tales of the week, we took a have a look at some notable alumni from Larger Fall River colleges.
In case you missed it, listed here are The Herald Information’ high tales from final week in accordance with our readers:
‘Push him out like a most cancers’:Fall River Ukrainian church priest blasts Russia’s Putin
Mass., R.I. hunters fined $50,000 after ‘disturbing’ poaching investigation
Quite a lot of native males, together with a Westport resident and two Little Compton residents, have entered a plea deal after a protracted battle with Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks division. The case centered on allegations of poaching recreation animals in that state.
These males have agreed to pay $50,000 in restitution and so they have additionally misplaced looking, fishing and trapping privileges for 10 years in Montana.
‘Path of devastation’:Mass., R.I. hunters fined $50,000 after a ‘disturbing’ poaching investigation in Montana
New eating places coming to the Fall River space
Hungry for some new locations to seize a chew to eat in Fall River?
Native foodies can rejoice, as a result of there are a variety of latest and engaging eating choices coming to Larger Fall River’s menu. There’s a little bit little bit of every thing, from totally different worldwide meals, to vegan and keto choices, pizza, and even some quick meals decisions.
Craving one thing new?:These restaurants are coming to the Fall River area
Fall River properties on the Underground Railroad are a part of Black historical past
Fall River’s historical past, like all of American historical past, is inextricably linked to the slave commerce, the kidnapping and involuntary servitude of thousands and thousands of African folks. Town’s textile mills — the muse upon which town’s fortunes stood — had been fueled by cotton from fields within the American South, picked by generations of Black individuals who had been compelled to spend their lives enslaved.
However Fall River was additionally a notable hub of anti-slavery exercise within the many years earlier than the Civil Conflict. For many years, town was an necessary cease on the Underground Railroad, the community of safe-houses and collaborators who helped Black folks escape the South and slave-catchers.
In honor of Black Historical past Month, here’s a look at some historic Fall River homes that once played roles in the Underground Railroad.
On the way in which to freedom:Fall River was an Underground Railroad junction. These 6 homes are part of Black history
Gen Andrade makes one other plea deal in corruption case to keep away from jail time
Genoveva Andrade, the chief of employees and marketing campaign supervisor to former mayor Jasiel Correia accused of serving to him have interaction in a scheme to extort cash from marijuana firms, has entered right into a second plea take care of federal prosecutors.
In accordance with courtroom paperwork launched final week, Andrade modified her plea from not responsible to responsible, getting into right into a deal that might have her serve no jail time.
Jasiel Correia corruption case:Gen Andrade makes another plea deal to avoid prison time
Well-known alumni & notable graduates from Larger Fall River excessive colleges
Larger Fall River excessive colleges have produced graduates who’ve gone on to pursue a different assortment of paths in life: they’ve turn into judges and journalists, athletes and artists, celebrities and even Cupboard members.
As we head into the second half of the 2022 college 12 months, we took a have a look at some noteworthy alumni from Fall River space colleges. Some you may already know, some you may have forgotten you knew, and others deserve another look.
Who’re our most well-known alumni?:26 notable graduates from Fall River area high schools
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