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Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby / Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby / Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gaming Commission To KG Urban: No More Delays

Representatives from KG Urban Enterprises were given the green light Thursday by state regulators to move forward with their plans for a waterfront casino in New Bedford.

The approval however is contingent on providing more financial data to the state Gaming Commission within the next two weeks

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Urgent Care Center Opens In New Bedford

The AFC/Doctors Express Urgent Care facility in the Market Basket Plaza is officially open.

Richard Crews, President of Doctors Express tells WBSM News the urgent care center offers a quick alternative to area emergency rooms, "Whether you're really sick or you're hurt, do you really want to go spend five hours in the E

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Lt. Gov. Polito Touts Community Compact in New Bedford

Governor Charlie Baker has issued an executive order, reshaping the way the State addresses municipal issues. The order creates a Community Compact, complete with a cabinet chaired by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and a Department of Revenue representative

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Polito Vague on Fate of New Bedford Commerce Terminal

Unclear answers from the Baker administration on what will become of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal, originally budgeted at $113 million, is $10 million over-budget, behind schedule, and will not play host to Cape Wind - the failed offshore wind project

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Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing

Investigation Continues After New Bedford Man Struck By Vehicle

Police are continuing their investigation into a motor vehicle incident Wednesday afternoon that left a New Bedford man dead.

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Somerset Casino Backers Back Out

Crossroads Massachusetts, one of the major backers for a proposed Somerset casino, has withdrawn its application for a Region C casino license.

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Credit: paulync

Fire Chief Discusses Brush Fire Concerns

 

Brush fires have been flaring up across the state and here on the SouthCoast.

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Klai Juba Wald Architects
Klai Juba Wald Architects

Opponents Weigh Recount Request After Casino Question Passes

Anti-casino activists are considering requesting a recount after city voters narrowly approved a casino proposed for the Brockton Fairgrounds.

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Getty Images

Deadline Looms For Brady’s Appeal Of 4-Game Suspension

Tom Brady's challenge to his four-game suspension by the NFL is set to begin.

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TSM
TSM

New Bedford Faces “Stark Fiscal Realities” With FY16 Budget

The New Bedford City Council Chambers were filled with city department heads Wednesday night as Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY16 budget proposal of $297 million. 

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