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Mattapoisett Drinking Water Notice

 

The Town of Mattapoisett says coliform bacteria was detected in the town's drinking water.

A notice released by the Water Department says the coliform bacteria was found in four samples in a group of twenty samples that were taken in September.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Attempted Robbery In New Bedford

A 25-year-old New Bedford man received a cut on his bicep during a robbery attempt Wednesday night.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the man was walking near County Street and Penniman Street around 11 p

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National Dessert Day
Thank you to Mercy Meals and More for this thoughtful treat!

National Dessert Day

This is the day I got to talk about dessert for 4 hours and indulge my sweet tooth. National Dessert Day is now and shall forever be a glorious occasion.

We asked listeners what their favorite desserts are and the list ran from chocolatey to fruity

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Socks with Sandals
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#TBT: Socks with Sandals

Y'all know I love HerCampus.com for its words of wisdom and fashion advice for college gals. One of their latest blogs "Make It Work: Socks With Sandals," showcases a bold new trend that's not so new.  In true "Throwback Thursday" fashion, we're revisiting this 90s look with a twist.

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Joint Base Cape Cod Credit: Base Website
Joint Base Cape Cod Credit: Base Website

Bond Set For 1 of 3 Asylum-Seeking Afghan Soldiers

An immigration judge has set a $25,000 bond for the release of one of three Afghan military officers accused of leaving a training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod to seek asylum in Canada.

All three soldiers appeared Wednesday inside the federal detention facility near Buffalo, New York, where they are being held on immigration violations and facing deportation

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor: City Welcomes Education Commissioner’s Input

The state's Commissioner of Education is visiting New Bedford on Thursday, stopping at two of the city's underperforming schools for meetings with teachers, administrators and parents.

Mitchell Chester will start his day visiting classroom at the Parker Elementary School, which the state has designated as a level five school or chronically underperforming

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Four Northeast States Stand Together Against Heroin

Pennsylvania's attorney general says the thriving interstate drug trade is fueling the heroin epidemic plaguing all segments of society, with the drug both cheap and plentiful.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane says it costs as little as $3 to $10 per one-dose bag and in some neighborhoods it's easier for children to get than a pack of cigarettes

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Health Connector Executive Director Jean Yang / Jim Phillips / TSM
Health Connector Executive Director Jean Yang / Jim Phillips / TSM

Health Connector Director Apologizes For Website Glitches

A news conference Wednesday focusing on the importance of people signing up for the state's "Health Connector" insurance program began with an apology....

Jean Yang, the director of the Health Connector program, is promising a far more workable website this year, but it won't be perfect

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Business owner Jessica Coelho chats with UMass President Robert Caret on Wednesday / Jim Phillips / TSM
Business owner Jessica Coelho chats with UMass President Robert Caret on Wednesday / Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass President Salutes Graduates On The Southcoast

The President of the University of Massachusetts system is highlighting the accomplishments of alumni during this year's bus tour around the state.

Robert Caret stopped at Tia Maria's Cafe in New Bedford's Historic District on Wednesday, owned and operated by UMass Dartmouth graduate Jessica Coelho

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From left to right. Top: Hairston, Frye. Bottom: Goshen, Garcia/Wareham Police
From left to right. Top: Hairston, Frye. Bottom: Goshen, Garcia/Wareham Police

Wareham Stabbing Victim Dies, Four Men Arrested

State and local Police in Wareham have arrested four men following a fatal stabbing Wednesday inside a local convenience store.

Police say they responded to a Cumberland Farms Store on Main Street, and found a 23-year-old man suffering from a stab wound

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