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Christopher Green and his daughter Kylie pose outside Town Hall after learning Mr. Green won a seat on Acushnet School Committee / TSM
Christopher Green and his daughter Kylie pose outside Town Hall after learning Mr. Green won a seat on Acushnet School Committee / TSM

Green And Gomes Earn Seats On Acushnet School Committee

Two newcomers have won seats on the Acushnet School Committee during Monday's Annual Town Election..

The unofficial tally Monday night showed educator Christopher Green defeating incumbent John Howcroft by 54 votes in what was a low-turnout election

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Accused New Bedford Drug Dealer Found Guilty In Federal Court

A man described as a violent New Bedford drug dealer is facing up to life in prison after being found guilty of drug trafficking and robbery charges.

A Federal jury returned the guilty verdicts Monday against 35 year old Francisco "Cisco" Monteiro

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Bishops Say Tsarnaev Should Not Receive Death Penalty

(Associated Press) - Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops say it would be against the church's teaching to apply the death penalty to Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Dartmouth, Wareham Voters Head To Polls Tuesday

Another round of spring elections in the Southcoast.

Residents in the town of Dartmouth head to the polls Tuesday to decide several contested races, including a Select Board race between Kathleen Fentress and Kelli Taglianetti, and a School Committee race between Teresa Hamm and Shannon Jenkins

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Restaurant Owner Used Whale Meat in Sushi

24/7 News Source _ The owner of a Santa Monica, California restaurant is being punished for serving endangered whale meat to customers.

A federal judge has decided The Hump owner Brian Vidor and the restaurant's parent company will jointly pay a 27-thousand dollar fine and be sentenced to probation.

As part of a

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City Of New Bedford, AFSCME Local 851 Agree On Labor Deal

The City of New Bedford and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 851 have reached agreement on a new labor contract.

Members of the city workers union, which covers clerks, custodians, mechanics and others, have been working under terms of a contract which expired nearly three years ago

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Mass. Gas Prices Inch Upward

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has inched up by a penny in the past week.

AAA Northeast reports Monday that its weekly price survey found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Indicted In MetroPCS Slaying

A New Bedford man is indicted by a Bristol County Grand Jury in relation to a deadly shooting in January.

36-year-old Jason Valliere of New Bedford has been indicted on murder and firearms charges for the January 22 killing of a MetroPCS employee

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State Dept. Spokesperson Marie Harf / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

State Department: Iran Nuclear Talks Could Go Beyond June

The State Department says it's possible a nuclear agreement with Iran will not be reached by the end of June.

When asked during a daily briefing if that possibility existed, Department spokeswoman Marie Harf replied, "of course there is

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Credit: New Bedford Police

Indictment Handed Down For 2014 Arson And Murder

A Bristol County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against a former Providence, R.I. resident in connection with the homicide of a New Bedford man in April of last year.

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