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Dan McCready

I hail from Milton, Mass. where I attended Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury then later Suffolk University. For many years, I worked as an entertainer in film, TV and stage. Eventually, I got bit by the news bug and earned a Masters in Journalism from Northeastern University. During my time at Northeastern, I worked as a Co-op for the Patriot Ledger and the Enterprise writing articles and creating video packages for their websites. I went on to Cape Cod Broadcasting where I anchored the evening news shifts and covered local government. Over my career, I have reported on many events such as the Boston Marathon bombings, Rally to Restore Sanity, and the Hollywood Black Film Festival. I feel very fortunate to be a part of WBSM and interacting with our loyal audience.
Credit: Fairhaven Police Department
Credit: Fairhaven Police Department

Fairhaven Police Arrest Three On Drug Charges

Fairhaven Police have arrested three people on drug charges after they allegedly engaged in a drug transaction.

Sergeant Kevin Kobza says detectives observed two people completing a suspected drug transaction Thursday afternoon at the Huttleston Motel on Route 6

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Attempted Family Dollar Break-In

A New Bedford man is under arrest following an attempted break-in at a Family Dollar store in downtown New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that around 2:30 a.m. Friday police received a call about suspicious activity near the Purchase Street store

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Local Motorists Paying For Road Conditions

A new report released by the transportation research group, TRIP, found that poor road conditions cost Bay State motorists more than $8 billion per year.

Here on the South Coast, the report found that motorists spend more than $1,600 per year due to damage caused to their vehicles, time lost waiting in traffic, and the economic costs of serious traffic accidents

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Photo by Jonathan Faria
Photo by Jonathan Faria

Deer Crashes Through Barbershop Window

A deer crashed through the window of a South End business Wednesday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at approximately 8:00 a.m. officers were sent to "Made Barbers" at 259 Rivet Street and when they arrived they saw the animal thrashing about inside the barbershop

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State Not Prepared For Ebola, Says Nurses Group

A group representing Massachusetts nurses says many hospitals in the state are ill-prepared to deal with a case of Ebola.

David Schildmeier, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Nurses Association says that frontline health workers such as nurses lack the resources necessary to protect themselves while treating an Ebola patient

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