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Cigarettes Stolen From New Bedford Store

Police are searching for a man who stole cigarettes from a New Bedford convenience store on Thursday night.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that at around 7:45 p.m. a man walked into the Lucky 7 Variety Store at 701 Cottage Street and asked to purchase four packs of cigarettes

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New Bedford Police

Shotgun, Ammunition Found In New Bedford Home

New Bedford Police arrested a man after a search warrant was executed at his West End home.

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New Hampshire Public Radio, flickr

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Police departments across the country, and here on the Southcoast, will take part in the ninth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.

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Dennis Cote
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Man Claims Lottery Prize At The Last Minute

Just a few hours before his winning ticket was to expire, Dennis Cote of Ware arrived at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree to claim his $25,000 a year for life prize from the “Lucky for Life” drawing held Sept. 26, 2013.

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Massachusetts Electric Rates Shoot Up 37 Percent

Many Massachusetts households are going to see their electric bills shoot up 37 percent this winter.

State regulators have approved a 37 percent increase for National Grid household customers that would mean an average of $33 per month more for the typical residential customer

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Eric Holder Has Southeastern Mass. Connection

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation Thursday, made a stop at the UMass School of Law in Dartmouth early last year.

He was invited by law school Dean Mary Lu Bilek, who was impressed by the message the Attorney General delivered to her students

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Dartmouth Firefighter Under Arrest

A Dartmouth firefighter is under arrest.

Dartmouth Police say District #1 Fire Lieutenant Troy DeCouto was placed under arrest Thursday, and is accused of stealing gasoline from the District #1 Station

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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Michael Silvia/Facebook

Front End Loader Hits Utility Pole And Hydrant

The operator of a front end loader lost control of the vehicle Thursday afternoon, striking a fire hydrant and utility pole in the vicinity of Route 140 and Kempton Street in New Bedford.

D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle says the front end loader's hydraulic hose apparently snapped, causing the operator to lose control

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Local Historian John Cummings Among Best And Brightest

John B. "Red" Cummings, noted author and historian residing in Westport, has been a pacesetter for the Fall River area his entire life. As a bellwether in business, development, civic and conservation endeavors, his achievements have been noted through a great number of awards for his contributions to the community and the literary world, as well.

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