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Holiday Recycling Tips

After you open all those Christmas gifts, remember to recycle all that you can.

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Truck Driver Attacked In Westport

Westport Police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who attempted to rob a truck full of cigarettes Friday at Supreme Gas at 174 State Road.

According to Police, the suspect attacked the truck driver, punching him and firing a stun gun at his face and neck

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New Bedford Adding More Police Officers

The City of New Bedford is hiring seven new police officers.

The swearing-in ceremony will take place Monday at 9am in the Ashley Room at City Hall.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the most important task of government is protecting people, and the new officers will help with that job

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Civic Engagement Earns UMass Dartmouth Students Place On Honor Roll

UMass Dartmouth students have spent more than 200,000 hours performing acts of community service, both on the Southcoast, and in other nations. That's earned the University a spot near the top of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Role, for the third year in a row

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City Council Questioning Casino Negotiations

The New Bedford City Council is once again asking Mayor Jon Mitchell about his intentions on a waterfront casino.

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Photo From Southcoast Health

“Topping Off” Ceremony In Dartmouth

Acadia Healthcare and Southcoast Health held a topping off ceremony Thursday for a $30 million behavorial health hospital in Dartmouth.

The new CEO of the venture, Bill Parsons, says the hospital is urgently needed in the Southcoast, where currently mental health facilities are overhwhelmed

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Improvements To Octopus Intersection Announced

The City of New Bedford held a public meeting last night on the planned improvements to the Octopus intersection Downtown.

One of the biggest changes with the project will be removing the pedestrian bridge over Route 6

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Ernestina-Morrissey Restoration About To Begin

City leaders and benefactors are hoping for smooth sailing for the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey in the years ahead.

More than 50 supporters of the vessel gathered at the Whaling Museum Thursday to mark the start of a $6 million restoration project, funded by the state and private doners

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Tsarnaev’s Lawyer Will Seek Delay In Trial

A lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says the defense plans to ask to delay the start of his trial.

Attorney David Bruck told the judge during Tsarnaev's final pretrial conference Thursday that the defense plans to soon file a motion for a continuance

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Matt Camara TSM

Alves Proposes Lottery Ticket To Help Pay For Southcoast Rail

New Bedford City Councilor David Alves wants the state to establish a lottery ticket to help raise money to pay for the Southcoast Rail Project.

Alves is proposing that the tickets be sold in Eastern Massachusetts only, but he says if state lawmakers from our region could muster the support for a statewide ticket, he wouldn't be opposed

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