Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Southcoast News

Southcoast News

Fairhaven-Town-Hall

Fairhaven Town Meeting Votes ‘No’ To Organization Changes

Thanks to Saturday's Town Meeting at Hastings Middle School, Fairhaven's government will look mostly the same.

The Town Government Study Committee suggested four articles to the warrant that would have created town official term limits, among other organization changes to town government

Read More|Comment

Edward Johnson/Wareham Police
Edward Johnson/Wareham Police

Wareham Woman Hospitalized After Friday Night Stabbing

One woman is hospitalized while a man is in custody for a stabbing incident in Onset Center Friday Night.

Read More|Comment

padanaram

Northeastern Students Develop Project On Padanaram Village

A team of Northeastern University engineering students this week presented their future vision of Padanaram Village to members of the Dartmouth Select Board.

The students found that creating select one-way streets would make room for wider sidewalks and improved parking in the village

Read More|Comment

Jon Faria/ TSM - Irwin and Joan Jacobs pose with the 2015 Jacobs Family Scholarship recipients
Jon Faria/ TSM - Irwin and Joan Jacobs pose with the 2015 Jacobs Family Scholarship recipients

Six New Bedford Students Receive The Jacobs Family Scholarship

Six college-bound New Bedford students received 4-year, $35,000 scholarships during the 15th annual Jacobs Family New Bedford High Schools Scholarship program Friday at the Whaling Museum.

The award is given to students continuing their studies in math, science, and engineering

Read More|Comment

gettyimages
gettyimages

Mayflower Replica To Continue Repairs At Home

A replica of the Mayflower is scheduled to sail home in time for the busy summer tourist season.

The ship has been undergoing renovations at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut since December, part of a multi-year plan

Read More|Comment

Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Drug Arrest On Route 24 In Brockton

State Troopers stop a taxi cab for a traffic violation on Route 24 in Brockton Thursday night, and end up arresting the passenger and seizing 100 grams of suspected heroin.

State Police say 26 year old Damien Cortez of Boston ran from the cab into a wooded area along Route 24

Read More|Comment

City On The Hill students / Jim Phillips / TSM
City On The Hill students / Jim Phillips / TSM

United Way Day Of Caring Keeps Teens Busy

The United Way Youth Day of Caring involves more than 150 students from four area high schools, volunteering for the day at non-profit organizations across the region.

Technology teacher Christine Massoud was leading a group of students from City On The Hill Charter School on Friday

Read More|Comment

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Professor: Olympics Would Harm, Not Help Massachusetts

The Boston 2024 Olympics bid certainly has it's cheerleaders, but there are nay-sayers as well.

Andrew Zimbalist, Professor of Economics at Smith College, discussed the realities of welcoming the Summer Olympics to Boston on "The Taylor Cormier Show"

Read More|Comment

Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Repairs At Octopus Intersection Downtown

There were some backups at the octopus intersection in Downtown New Bedford Friday morning after a traffic light was knocked over.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at around 8 a.m. they received a report that a utility truck struck a traffic light pole at the intersection of Kempton and Pleasant Streets,  knocking it over

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

B & E Suspect Sentenced To 7 To 9 Years

A New Bedford man who lead police in a vehicle chase on March 12, 2014 will spend seven to nine years in state prison.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!