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Credit: Middleboro Police Twitter Feed
Credit: Middleboro Police Twitter Feed

Shelter In Place Order Lifted In Middleboro

Middleboro Police are reporting that a shelter in place order has been lifted.

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Downtown residents work with lead consultant Ted Brovitz to discuss what they want to see on city streets - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Downtown residents work with lead consultant Ted Brovitz to discuss what they want to see on city streets - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Downtown Residents Tell Consultants What They Want In Their Neighborhood

After meeting with residents in the north and south ends of the city, a private consulting firm met with folks downtown to see what they'd like to see changed in the area.

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Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Fresh Start For Downtown Farmers Market

The city celebrated the grand opening of the new and improved farmers market at Custom House Square Thursday evening.

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Three Dead, Including Suspect, in Shooting at Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Theater

Three people, including the perpetrator, are dead and nine are wounded after an active shooter situation in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday night.

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Mayoral Candidate Giesta Accused Mayor Of Lapse In Leadership

Mayoral candidate Maria Giesta said KG Urban's proposed casino project for New Bedford was a golden opportunity to bring jobs and investment to the city.

But now that the developer's application for a casino license has been withdrawn, Giesta says Mayor Jon Mitchell could have done more to keep the project alive

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Sen. Markey Joins Obama On Trip To Africa

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is joining President Barack Obama on his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.

The Massachusetts Democrat said he's honored to join Obama and other members of Congress on the trip

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Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images

Terror Suspect Indicted In Western Mass

(Associated Press) - A Boston police captain's son who authorities say plotted a terrorist attack in support of the Islamic State group has been indicted on weapons and assault charges in western Massachusetts

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

With Casino Deal Dead, City Looks at Other Uses for Former NStar Site

The New Bedford Economic Development Council is not taking a break to mourn the loss of a casino deal in the city.

Executive Director Derek Santos says the Council will continue to look at potential u

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Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List

AG Healey: Don’t Suspend Drivers’ Licenses for Drug Offenders

BOSTON (AP) _ Attorney General Maura Healey said she supports repealing a Massachusetts law that automatically suspends the driver's license of anyone convicted of a drug offense.

Healey said her office has seen no evidence that license suspensions are an effective way to deter drug offenses unrelated to driving.

Instead, Hea

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Officials Mull Future After New Bedford Casino Plan Scrapped

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts gambling regulators are weighing what to do next now that developers of a proposed New Bedford casino abruptly dropped out of the competition.

The state Gaming Commission met Thursday after New York-based developers KG Urban Enterprises notified them late Wednesday that they were withdrawing their plans for a $650 million Foxwoods-operated casino because of an inability to secure financing.

The five-mem

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