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City Council Wants Police Department to Take Over Harbormaster Duties [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council would like to see harbormaster duties placed in the hands of the police department.

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Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images

Doctor In New York City Diagnosed With Ebola

New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus.

The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders

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Nathan Hufnagle / Photo from Wareham Police Dept.
Nathan Hufnagle / Photo from Wareham Police Dept.

Wareham Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Robbery Suspect

Wareham Police have made an arrest in a robbery that happened 12 days ago.

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Southcoast Health photo

Southcoast Health Awarded $8 Million Grant From HPC

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has awarded Southcoast Health Systems an $8 million grant to provide more care for individuals with behavioral health issues and high-risk diabetes patients, along with improved emergency care.

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David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Former New Bedford Caretaker Charged With Assault and Battery

A former caretaker from New Bedford has been arraigned this week after an incident in a Bourne group home earlier this spring.

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Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

“Vote No On Question 3″ Campaign Brings Message To New Bedford

The casino industry is spending big money to defeat Question Three in Massachusetts next month.

The Vote No on Question Three campaign stopped in Downtown New Bedford on Thursday, offering a series of speakers from New York, Detroit, and Springfield to discuss the impact of casinos in their community

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Questions About Road Safety in Mattapoisett Prompt Road Closure

Mattapoisett's Town Administrator has closed a stretch of Acushnet Road in the town due to safety concerns.

According to the Standard Times, Town Administrator Michael Gagne closed Acushnet Road at Tinkham Pond after a problem with the road's subsurface was noticed about a week ago

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police and Fire Unions Endorse Keating

Congressman Bill Keating is getting the support of local public safety workers as he runs for re-election.

The New Bedford Fire and Police unions endorsed the congressman at The Black Whale restaurant on Pier Three Thursday afternoon

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Menino Suspends Cancer Treatments

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched tour in support of his memoir, ``Mayor For A New America.''

In a statement Thursday, Menino says he wants to spend more time with family and friends as he fights this ``terrible disease

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Action Figures Could Break Bad For Toy Store [POLL]

Toys R Us is selling action figures from the popular TV show Breaking Bad that's causing a kerfuffle with some parents who say these figures glamorize the drug culture and don't belong in a children's toy store.

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