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Tim Weisberg

Tim Weisberg is the afternoon news anchor for WBSM, joining the newsroom in January of 2017. Previously, Tim hosted "Saturday Morning with Tim Weisberg" on the station for four years. Tim has been also been hosting "Spooky Southcoast" on WBSM since January 2006. He originally created the show, along with co-host and producer Matt Costa, to give the people of the SouthCoast a chance to discuss their own local hauntings, legends and lore. But a funny thing happened--the show has grown by leaps and bounds and is now one of the most recognized programs on the paranormal in the entire world! The show has been downloaded millions of times all over the planet. Tim has also written two books: "Ghosts of the SouthCoast" and "Haunted Objects: Stories of Ghosts on Your Shelf," the latter co-authored with Spooky Southcoast's Christopher Balzano. Tim has also made appearances on The Travel Channel ("Ghost Adventures," "Most Terrifying Places in America"), The History Channel ("MonsterQuest"), BIO ("My Ghost Story"), Discovery Channel, Destination America ("America's Bermuda Triangle") and LIVING TV in the UK. Tim is also a sports writer for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, covering the Boston Celtics, New England Patriots and local youth and high school sports. Tim is also an accomplished television writer, researcher and producer. He has worked on the Destination America series "Ghost Stalkers," "Ghost Asylum" and "Haunted Towns." Catch Tim's news updates every afternoon on WBSM and on the WBSM app. Spooky Southcoast airs Saturday nights 10 p.m. to Midnight.
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RahelSharon,flickr

Fatal Crash Near Bourne Bridge

A 61-year-old woman has died in a motor vehicle crash near the Bourne Bridge.

Just after 4 p.m. Sunday, troopers from the State Police barracks in Bourne responded to a report of a crash on Route 28 Northbound, just prior to the Bourne Bridge...

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Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing
Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing

Cape Verdean Parade, Fireworks Highlight First Big Summer Weekend

Summer is officially here, and it's time for some of the best-loved traditions in New Bedford to kick off July.

The 45th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 a...

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Fernando Sanchez

Street Sweeping Planned for New Bedford’s North End Next Week

NEW BEDFORD — The Department of Public Infrastructure will conduct a major street sweeping in the North End of the city on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6, 2017...

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Fall River Man Sentenced in Multiple Stabbings

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn, III announced today that a 26-year-old Fall River man has been sentenced to serve eight to ten years in state prison, along with three years of probation after his release, for his role in multiple stabbing incidents...

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Desiree Tedder/Facebook
Desiree Tedder/Facebook

Dartmouth Woman Arrested in Florida Murder

Massachusetts State Police have announced that a Dartmouth woman wanted for the murder of a Florida man has been taken into custody.

23-year-old Desiree Tedder of Dartmouth was arrested Wednesday after a Florida murder warrant was issued in the investigation of a missing person who was a suspected homicide victim...

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Fall River Man Sentenced for Cocaine, Heroin Distribution

BOSTON — A Fall River man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Boston in connection with a wide-ranging conspiracy that distributed cocaine and heroin throughout Bristol County and Providence, Rhode Island...

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