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Adam Stern (far right) addressing Mass. Gaming Commission on Thursday / TSM
Adam Stern (far right) addressing Mass. Gaming Commission on Thursday / TSM

KG Urban Gets Till June 9th To Submit Financial Info

The firm planning a waterfront casino in New Bedford is getting more time to get its financial house in order.  The Massachusetts Gaming Commission passed a motion Thursday requiring KG Urban Enterprises to submit a firm signed by all its financial partners to the commission by 5 p

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Niche Manufacturing Photo
Niche Manufacturing Photo

Former Niche Manufacturing Employees To Receive Compensation

A two year fight for compensation for workers not rehired by Niche Manufacturing in New Bedford is now over.

The industrial sewing company laid off more than 150 workers in 2012 when government contracts ran out,  but did not give them advanced notice, a violation of federal law

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Uber Taxi App In Madrid
Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

Is Uber An Employer?

If there's one thing Uber is adamant about, it's that its drivers are independent contractors, not its employees. But Florida doesn't agree, with the state's Department of Economic Opportunity deciding last week that former Uber driver Darrin McGillis was an employee of the company, and therefore is eligible for unemployment insurance

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Team Houli 2014
Team Houli 2014

Team Houli

I have decided to run the Falmouth Road Race in memory of my cousin Matthew Houlihan. He was a sophomore at Hamilton college when he passed in his sleep from an arrhythmia on October 3, 2000. This was just one month shy of his 20th birthday

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez
Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Lawyer: Hernandez Running Out Of Money

An attorney for Aaron Hernandez says the former New England Patriots player is running out of money because he's had to pay so many lawyers.

Attorney John Fitzpatrick made the comments Thursday during a hearing before Bristol Superior Court Judge Richard Moses in New Bedford

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iStock

Local Hot Jobs

 

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1.     Optical Receptionist #5705697 - As the first person that our patients greet when entering the office, you must have a professional appearance and top notch communication skills. You

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Photo from Eversource
Photo from Eversource

Eversource Applies For Electric Rate Decrease

Eversource has requested an electric rate decrease from Massachusetts regulators that if approved could cut household electric bills in a large portion of the state an average of 20 percent.

The supply price rate _ the cost of purchasing power from generators _filed by Eversource on Wednesday is for basic service customers

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Mass. Treasurer Deb Goldberg / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mass. Treasurer Deb Goldberg / Jim Phillips / TSM

Treasurer Goldberg Delivers Finance Lessons To DeValles Students

New Mass. State Treasurer Deb Goldberg was in New Bedford Thursday, reading to second graders at the DeValles School and speaking with them about financial decisions.

Goldberg is visiting schools across the state talking to students about how the decisions they make today can impact their lives in the future

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Tom Brady
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Patriots GoFundMe

The Deflate Gate scandal has made news headlines for months. It's no secret that members of PatsNation are in uproar over the four-game suspension of our beloved Tom Brady. Not only that, but the NFL team was also given a one million dollar fine for their trouble

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TSM
TSM

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Looking For Permanent Home

One of the people behind the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center says the facility will be more than a museum.

Executive Director Laura Orleans tells WBSM News, "the fishing industry is alive and while it faces its challenges, they are not ready to be relegated to a glass case

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