'One-of-a-kind' Grateful Dead exhibit; Bank Street Armory potential buyer: Top stories
As we prepare to kick off a new week, let's take a look back at the week that was.
Top stories this past week included:
Jaclyn Marie Coleman pleading guilty in the death of David Almond. David was 14 when he died in 2020 from abuse and starvation, while in the care of Coleman and his father John Almond. Coleman has been sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after 20 years.
Our picks for the greatest Fall River area high school wrestlers of all time. Even though we were selecting from just two schools — Durfee and Somerset Berkley Regional — it was still tough to pick just 10. Get to know these remarkable athletes.
The latest Greater Fall River real estate report, featuring a unique multi-family and single-family on one lot in Fall River that sold for $585,000. Built in 1900, the Ridge Street homes have a combined 4,300 square feet of living space, with each unit in the tenant having two bedrooms and one bathroom; and the single-family dwelling having four bedrooms and one bathroom. Explore this property, as well as other recent top-sellers.
These were the most read stories of the week on HeraldNews.com:
Art Beat: Grateful Dead poster exhibit at the Narrows Center is 'one-of-a-kind'
Our top story this past week was about a special exhibit at The Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., celebrating the art of Grateful Dead concert posters.
The exhibit is co-curated by The Bahr Gallery, which is dedicated to preserving and presenting rare, first-edition rock posters, located in Oyster Bay, New York. All the posters on display are in the collection of gallery owner Ted Bahr and all are for sale.
With nearly 80 of these posters on display, it's the largest exhibit of Grateful Dead posters ever put together.
Visit this one-of-a-kind exhibit with Art Beat columnist Don Wilkinson, and be sure to visit HeraldNews.com every Saturday for the latest Art Beat.
Art Beat:Grateful Dead poster exhibit at the Narrows Center is 'one-of-a-kind'
Bank Street Armory has a potential buyer
The historic Bank Street Armory has been shuttered since April 2015, but it looks like the city landmark has a potential buyer.
Alan Macomber, the principal in the development company Main Street Projects, was the only entity to respond by a March 17 deadline to a request for proposals by the city to redevelop the 126-year-old armory.
Macomber has a track record of transforming old city buildings; here's what he could do with the castle-like armory.
New life for historic property?:Bank Street Armory has a potential buyer. The project could transform downtown Fall River.
New Somerset cake shop, Foodchella, pancake breakfast: Fall River Eats
Foodies flocked to the latest edition of Fall River Eats this week.
This week, we looked at a new cakery coming to Somerset, and the upcoming Foodchella festival.
And this week includes a fun way for food lovers to support a good cause.
Visit HeraldNews.com every Thursday for the latest edition of Fall River Eats to get the scoop on local meals and deals.
Fall River Eats:New Somerset cake shop, Foodchella, pancake breakfast
Three cheers for Case High cheerleaders: The squad won its 3rd straight championship title
The Joseph Case High School cheerleading squad won their third consecutive title this winter, winning the Division IV New England championship in their final competition of the season at Worcester State University.
Incredible as it was, there was something extra special about this win:
It's the first time in school history Case has captured first place in the New England tournament.
Cheerleaders make history:Three cheers for Case High cheerleaders! The squad won its 3rd straight championship title
From churches to mills, these 13 places in Fall River are at risk of losing historic value
Fall River is full of historic buildings, many of them dating back to the city's industrial heyday.
But as time, weather, financial turns and more take their toll, some of these architectural wonders are in danger.
It's a lot of work maintaining a historic property: essentially you need the funds, and also the vision, to do so.
Herald News Digital Producer Dan Medeiros took a look at some of the city's endangered historic properties.
Endangered architectural wonders:From churches to mills, these 13 places in Fall River are at risk of losing historic value
Taunton Daily Gazette/Herald News copy editor and digital producer Kristina Fontes can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Support local journalism by purchasing a digital or print subscription to The Herald News and Taunton Daily Gazette today.
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