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Lt. Gov. Polito Touts Community Compact in New Bedford

Governor Charlie Baker has issued an executive order, reshaping the way the State addresses municipal issues. The order creates a Community Compact, complete with a cabinet chaired by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and a Department of Revenue representative

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Polito Vague on Fate of New Bedford Commerce Terminal

Unclear answers from the Baker administration on what will become of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal, originally budgeted at $113 million, is $10 million over-budget, behind schedule, and will not play host to Cape Wind - the failed offshore wind project

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Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing

Investigation Continues After New Bedford Man Struck By Vehicle

Police are continuing their investigation into a motor vehicle incident Wednesday afternoon that left a New Bedford man dead.

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Somerset Casino Backers Back Out

Crossroads Massachusetts, one of the major backers for a proposed Somerset casino, has withdrawn its application for a Region C casino license.

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Credit: paulync

Fire Chief Discusses Brush Fire Concerns

 

Brush fires have been flaring up across the state and here on the SouthCoast.

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Klai Juba Wald Architects
Klai Juba Wald Architects

Opponents Weigh Recount Request After Casino Question Passes

Anti-casino activists are considering requesting a recount after city voters narrowly approved a casino proposed for the Brockton Fairgrounds.

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Getty Images

Deadline Looms For Brady’s Appeal Of 4-Game Suspension

Tom Brady's challenge to his four-game suspension by the NFL is set to begin.

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TSM

New Bedford Faces “Stark Fiscal Realities” With FY16 Budget

The New Bedford City Council Chambers were filled with city department heads Wednesday night as Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY16 budget proposal of $297 million. 

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

Mayor: City Will Meet With Leaders Of Homeless Group

A group of homeless people in New Bedford say the city needs to do more to assist the homeless.  They've signed a petition containing 158 names asking the Mayor for help.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's directing the city's Director of Housing and Community Development to meet with the petitioners

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Outside Federal Court in Boston / Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Outside Federal Court in Boston / Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Jury Deliberating Tsarnaev’s Fate

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial is done for the day after deliberating for about 50 minutes.  The jury got the case Wednesday afternoon after final instructions from a federal judge

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