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Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

Home Depot And Dog Tag Navigators Assist Dartmouth Veteran

For Dartmouth resident and veteran Bill Cook, the day before Veterans Day was one he won't soon forget.

Cook had his right leg severed while serving with the Coast Guard in the 1970's. He's been caulking the roof on his Dartmouth home because he couldn't afford a complete replacement

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Groundfishing Industry To Take Another Severe Blow

More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.

NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table

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Average Mass. Gas Prices Fall Below $3.00

The average cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has fallen below the $3 threshold for the first time in almost four years.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the price of a gallon of self-serve, regular fell 8 cents in the past week to an average of $2

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Mourners Gather At Arlington Cemetery For Veterans Day
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Veterans Day Events

If you're looking for an appropriate way to spend your morning off tomorrow, participate in one of the events listed below.

The 11th annual Veterans Appreciation Day Where: The Fort Taber Fort Rodman Military Museum in New Bedford, 1000C S Rodney French Blvd. When: Tuesday, 1-5 p.m.

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Mass. Statehouse / Getty Images

UPDATE: Legislative Leaders Pledge To Work With Baker

UPUDATE:  Republican Gov.-elect Charlie Baker and Democratic legislative leaders are promising to work together to address the state's most pressing issues despite their political differences.
Following private meetings at the Statehouse on Monday morning, legislative leaders praised the governor-elect as ready to hit the ground running on fiscal and other issues

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Massachusetts Town May Become The First To Ban All Tobacco Sales

The town of Westminster, Massachusetts, may become the first in the nation to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products, with its Board of Health set to hear comments from the public this week on the proposed ban

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Support Our Veterans With The New Bedford Veteran’s Day Parade

Organizers of New Bedford’s Veterans Day Parade announced that more than one dozen veterans’ organizations and seven different bands, including the award-winning New Bedford High School and Dartmouth High School marching bands, as well as the Portuguese-American Band and the Senhor da Pedra Band, will march in the parade on Tuesday morning

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New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.
New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.

New Medical Building Opens In Dartmouth

After 18 months of construction, a new three-story medical building is opening Monday  at the Hawthorne Medical Associates campus at 531 Faunce Corner Road.

The new building will house a number of departments that were located around the Southcoast

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Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images
Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen Off Nantucket

Coast Guard crew members rescued four fishermen about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, after their boat started taking on water.

The Coast Guard says the crew aboard the 71-foot Olivia Catherine called authorities shortly before 5 a

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