Lightning Strike Results in Fire


At 6:20am on Wednesday morning the Rochester Fire Department was called to 46 Jason’s Lane for a house that was struck by lightning resulting in a possible fire in the basement. The first police officer on scene reported that everyone was safely out of the house and there was a heavy smoke condition.  Initial interior […] Read more »

Matthew P. Butler


Matthew P. Butler, 41, of Fairhaven, a loving father and friend, died Saturday September 20, 2014. Matthew is survived by his former wife Jeanie Butler and son Patrick Butler of Fairhaven; his father, Edmund Butler and wife Kathleen Butler of Mattapoisett; and two siblings, David Butler of Raleigh, NC and Anne Murphy of Auburndale, FL. […] Read more »