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Another Successful Walk For The Schwartz Center

The 26th annual Walk to benefit the Schwartz Children's Center was held Sunday at Fort Taber. Walkers were greeted with a chilly morning but the bright sunshine warmed everyone as they walked the one or two loop course

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Andrea McCoy Recreation Center Opens New Enrichment Center

The Andrea McCoy Recreation Center opened the doors of it's newest addition Saturday morning.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Brienzo Memorial Walk Raises Money And Awareness

Some North Fairhaven streets were filled with walkers Saturday afternoon to remember a young community activist.

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DCF Investigated 2007 Neglect Complaint At Blackstone Home

The state's child protection agency says it investigated a previous complaint of possible child neglect at the squalid Blackstone home where authorities found three babies' bodies this week.

The Department of Children and Families said Friday it didn't find anything to support the 2007 report and didn't open a case

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Chris Arsenault/Townsquare Media

United Way Collects Food And Baby Supplies For Needy Families

The United Way reports another successful "Stuff The Truck" food drive at the Fairhaven Stop and Shop on Friday.

Personalities from WBSM and FUN 107 broadcast live from the parking lot, urging residents to make donations of non-perishable food items, and baby supplies

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Mural with new Americorps member Ashley Nunez / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSN
Mural with new Americorps member Ashley Nunez / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSN

Americorps Mural Dedicated In New Bedford

Local officials celebrated the 20th anniversary of Americorps with the dedication of a mural at Deane Street and Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford.

The mural honors those who dedicate their lives to service and volunteerism

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Name-Change of South Terminal Causes City vs. State Dispute

Since the conception of the project, numerous city leaders say the construction in South Terminal has been known as the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

But in a release from the state this week, the development has been referred to as the Massachusetts and the Southcoast Marine Commerce Terminal, omitting New Bedford

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Sutter Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Flanagan’s Actions

A special prosecutor will investigate the actions of Fall River Mayor William Flanagan after allegations of intimidation were made by a city councilor.

District Attorney Sam Sutter says due to conflicts of interest, former state and federal prosecutor Willi

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Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Martha Coakley Seeks Six Debates Around The State

Democratic nominee for governor Martha Coakley is calling for at least six debates with her Republican and independent opponents between now and Election Day.

Coakley's campaign manager, Tim Foley, said Friday that the campaign is reviewing many debate invitations that have poured in since the Tuesday primary

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UMass Dartmouth Fireworks a No-Go

UMass Dartmouth is cancelling any planned fireworks for this year. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the summer Freedom Festival fireworks display was postponed until this season due to inclement weather

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