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MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Cargo Ship’s Arrival Leads New Logistical Challenges

The arrival of the first cargo ship at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal includes another first for the city: transporting large turbine components through city streets.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Welcomes First Vessel

New Bedford's Marine Commerce Terminal welcomed its first guest as the MV Thorco Svengorg arrived Monday afternoon.

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Dartmouth Police Facebook page
Dartmouth Police Facebook page

Car Crashes Into Dartmouth Store

Dartmouth Police say a woman drove her car into the front of Harve's Shoe Box off State Road in Dartmouth.

The mishap took place on Monday, just after noon time.

A 65 year old woman told Police she was pulling her 2006 BMW into a parking space when the crash occurred

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Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps

Gomes Wants Park Lights In Harrington Park

There has been a renewed focus on the call for cameras in Harrington Park following the death of 19-year-old Marcelo Jean Francois who was shot and killed in the park last month.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Body Found On Rodney French Blvd

New Bedford Police are investigating after a man's body was found on Rodney French Blvd early Saturday Morning.

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Kerube Rodriquez, NBHS Band performing at Cape Verdean Parade / Jim Phillips TSM
Kerube Rodriquez, NBHS Band performing at Cape Verdean Parade / Jim Phillips TSM

Cape Verdean Parade Delights Crowd

Cape Verdeans in New Bedford have been celebrating the independence of the Cape Verde islands from Portugal for 40 years. That celebration includes festivities in the South Central neighborhood, and a giant parde

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Cape Cod Officials Provide Shark Safety Tips

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) _ Cape Cod officials are reminding visitors how to stay safe as great white sharks begin their annual return to the tourist destination.

The Cape Cod National Seashore said in an advisory this week that visitors should swim close to shore, where their feet can touch bottom.

They should

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Photo by NASA via Getty Images
Photo by NASA via Getty Images

Boston Hosting International Space Station Conference

BOSTON (AP) _ The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

NASA astronauts Cady Coleman, Karen Nyberg and Sunita Williams will be among the speakers at the meeting. It runs Monday

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Mass State Police
Mass State Police

Tips Pour In To State Police In Child Death Case

Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

State police spokesman David Procopio told The Boston Globe  that people have provided information on missing children nationwide, and the state police Facebook page that includes the image and other information has received millions of views

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fireworks display
Michael Valdez

July 4th Fireworks On Saturday

There are four fireworks shows scheduled for Saturday night on the Southcoast. Of course, the City of New Bedford is sponsoring a fireworks display at 9 over New Bedford Harbor.

In Fall River, fireworks are scheduled at 9:30pm over Battleship Cove

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