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Regulators Considering More Cod Restrictions

Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.

The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Panel Awards New Bedford Firefighters New Contract

The New Bedford Firefighters Union has a new three year contract, thanks to a state appointed arbitration panel that approved the terms of the deal.

The award runs through June 28th of 2015, and calls for a 7

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Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.

Smoke And Water Damage Extensive At Fairhaven Fire

A smokey fire late Monday afternoon Fairhaven kept firefighters busy for about 90 minutes.

Smoke from the fire at 12 Howland Road could be seen miles away in neighboring New Bedford.

Fire crews responded to Nye Lubricant-New Bedford Thread Company shortly after 3:30 and faced a wave of thick smoke, and an activated sprinkler system inside the building

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ABC Disposal Worker Killed By Garbage Truck

An ABC Disposal employee has been killed on the job.

Bristol County District Attorney spokesman Gregg Miliote says the employee was struck and killed by an ABC Disposal garbage truck as he was crossing the company parking lot late Tuesday afternoon

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FBI Director James Comey / Photo by Mark Wilson / Getty Images
FBI Director James Comey / Photo by Mark Wilson / Getty Images

FBI Director James Comey Visits Boston

FBI Director James Comey says he believes authorities are well prepared to provide security for the terrorism trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect .

During a visit to the Boston FBI office Tuesday, Comey said the U

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Casino Companies To Begin Payments This Month

Gambling money will begin flowing into local government coffers in earnest now that the state's casino law survived an Election Day repeal effort.

In the coming weeks, MGM says it will make more than $1 million in community payments to Springfield, where it is building an $800 million resort

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Bridgewater State Selects New President

Bridgewater State University cast a nationwide net in its search for a new president, but has selected an alumnus and current administrator for the position.

The university's trustees on Monday announced that Frederick Clark Jr

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Dartmouth H.S. Band Earns 2nd At National Championships

The Dartmouth High School Band left Met Life Stadium this weekend with a second place finish at the US Bands National Championships.

Bill Kingsland, Director of Music for Dartmouth Public Schools, says the second place showing was achieved while competing against some of the best marching bands around

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Man Draws 2 Years For Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog

A Providence man who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's Chihuahua puppy has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Area media report Luis Laboy was sentenced yesterday in Superior Court

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Police: Woman Used Teenage Son In Heroin Operation

New Bedford Police have removed 58 grams of heroin from the street after a drug raid in the city over the weekend.

Police say they executed a search warrant at 395 North Front Street, Apt. 3, Friday evening after an investigation into suspected drug-related activity involving 32-year-old Adawilda Costoso

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