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MIDDLEBORO Ma. – Five things you may not know about local herring runs

1.The herring are returning to their native waters, making the 40-mile trek from  Mount Hope Bay, through the Taunton River to the Nemasket River, ending at the  Assawompset to spawn. River herring – the collective term for alewife and  blueback herring – continued