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More Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will be conducting targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes early Thursday morning in New Bedford.

According to a press release, the spraying will take place in and around city parks from 2am to sunrise

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Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images

Massachusetts Lottery On Track To Set Sales Record

BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts Lottery is on track to set a record, with sales closing in on $5 billion for the 2015 fiscal year that ends Tuesday.

Officials said the final sales figure for the year will likely be just shy of that figure.

As of Saturd

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating On July 4th Terror Threats: “There’s Reason To Be Concerned”

The FBI and Homeland Security came out this week, warning of increased terrorist communication activity ahead of the Independence Day weekend. Both entities say there is a heightened concern of terror attacks targeting Fourth of July celebrations

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

School Dept. Makes The Grade In Community Survey Preliminary Results

The New Bedford School Department conducted its second annual Community Survey and saw over a 300% increase in participation from staff, families, and community members compared to last year's.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Midnight Deadline Looms For Union, ATI

The clock is ticking as the midnight deadline looms for members of the United Steelworkers to reach a deal with Allegheny Technologies Incorporated regarding a new labor contract.

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Credit: Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Credit: Fairhaven Fire Dept.

Town To Honor Retiring Deputy Fire Chief

Fairhaven's Deputy Fire Chief Donn Fletcher will retire on Wednesday after 48 years on the job.

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Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

EPA Awards New Bedford $600K in Brownfield Grants

The City of New Bedford can now begin assessment of some key investment properties that contain levels of contamination. The City has been awarded $600,000 dollars in two separate grants from the EPA to take a closer look at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site, as well as several lots along the riverwalk in the upper harbor

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Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps

Brush Fire On I-195 In Fall River

A brush fire was reported Tuesday morning close the Westbound side of Interstate 195 in Fall River.

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

Manuel Branco, Longtime Dartmouth DPW Member Retiring

After more than 40 years with the Dartmouth Department of Public Works, Manuel Branco will leave his position on the board.

Branco began working with the DPW in 1972 as a consultant. He joined the department a year later as an engineer, and later became director

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Getty Images

Convicted Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 12-To-15 Years

A New Bedford man is sentenced to 12 to 15 years in state prison after being convicted of trafficking in excess of 200 grams of cocaine.

Thirty-five year old Emmanuel Hernandez was sentenced on Friday in Fall River Superior Court

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