Completely happy Saturday, everybody! Appears like it should be one other tremendous chilly weekend, however at the least it is a lot much less snowy. Good alternative to bundle up beneath a blanket, scorching cocoa in hand, and recuperate from final weekend’s marathon of shoveling.
It’s a scorching market on the market for native and regional residence sellers. With stock struggling to maintain up with demand and costs persevering with to development upward, it’s anyone’s guess when a extra manageable equilibrium will happen. Latest gross sales of condominiums have been surging regardless of a protracted interval of value will increase, and the identical goes to a lesser extent for single-family and multi-family homes. Learn extra on this story right here.
In March 2021, Mayor Paul Coogan’s administration introduced it was organising a pilot program for seven walking-beat law enforcement officials to be outfitted with body-worn cameras, however the initiative by no means materialized. In December, a six-month clock began ticking for FRPD to make use of $200,000 from the state to buy physique cameras for a number of officers. So why — when the mayor, police unions and the Metropolis Council are on board, and after a cry from the general public after the current police-involved taking pictures that took the lifetime of 30-year-old Anthony Harden in November — aren’t Fall River law enforcement officials utilizing physique cameras? Learn on to seek out out.
The devastating fourth wave of COVID unfold appears to have peaked, as weekly case numbers fell by half, dropping for the third week in a row. In response to the state Division of Public Well being, one other 668 optimistic instances of the extremely contagious coronavirus had been reported in Fall River final week, a median of about 94 new instances per day. This nonetheless leaves common day by day instances at shockingly excessive ranges, above the place instances had been final 12 months right now — however is a reduction from the astronomical ranges seen in January. Learn extra on this story right here.
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