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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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New Bedford Police Arrest Two in Fentanyl Crackdown

Members of the New Bedford Police narcotics unit took more than $15,000 worth of fentanyl off the street Tuesday, as part of a continuing crackdown on the distribution of fentanyl, a major cause of the significant numbers of drug overdoses in the city.

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Courtesy City of New Bedford
Courtesy City of New Bedford

Mitchell Testifies Before Congress to ‘Amplify the Voice of the Fishermen’

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell testified before a Congressional subcommittee Tuesday in Washington, DC that Congress should consider amending the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, while the statute is under consideration for reauthorization.

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Courtesy Destination America
Courtesy Destination America

‘Haunted Towns’ Investigates Fall River [VIDEO]

Get a sneak peek of "Haunted Towns" visiting Fall River, MA to investigate what's really behind the hauntings at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast.

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Gatra Bus/Facebook

Local Community Organizations Benefit from MassDOT Community Transit Grants

This year, MassDOT has awarded 153 vans and mini-buses to 37 organizations. In addition, $1,802,197 in funding was awarded to 18 organizations for 25 operating and mobility management projects.

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New Bedford Woman, Arrested for Disturbance, Assaults Two Police Officers

New Bedford Police have arrested a woman involved in a disturbance outside a city pizza shop, after she allegedly kicked two police officers as they placed her under arrest.

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Courtesy ABC6
Courtesy ABC6

‘Codfather’ Carlos Rafael Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison

Carlos Rafael was sentenced to 46 months in prison Monday afternoon by U.S. District Court Judge William Young, but no immediate decision was made regarding his groundfishing permits.

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