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Elderly Man Killed In Pedestrian Accident

State and local police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident Wednesday afternoon on Hathaway Road in Dartmouth.

A spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney says a 74 year old man was struck by a car and killed around 2:30pm in the vicinity of 57 Hathaway Road

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Photo from Fairhaven Police
Photo from Fairhaven Police

Police Find Explosive Device, Arrest 18 Year Old

Fairhaven Police and the Fire Department found what turned out to be an explosive device in the driveway of a local home.

The discovery was made Wednesday morning around 8:30 in the driveway of a home on Jeanette Street

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Photo from Mass. State Police
Photo from Mass. State Police

State Police Smash Suspected Cocaine Distribution Ring In Taunton

The District Attorney's office says State Police investigators have smashed a major cocaine organization that dealt with the international distribution of narcotics.

A spokesman for D-A Thomas Quinn says State Police arrested three Taunton men last week, and seized two vehicles plus $35,000 worth of cocaine

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David Condon Named New Bedford Harbormaster

Mayor Jon Mitchell and the Harbor Development Commission have named a new Harbormaster.

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Dan McCready/TSM

School Committee Member Discusses FY16 Budget

The New Bedford School Committee recently approved a budget of $120.4 million for the upcoming school year with a six to one vote.

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Death Toll From Philadelphia Train Derailment Rises To Six

The death toll from the train derailment in north Philadelphia is now up to six.  

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Klai Juba Wald Architects

Brockton Residents Approve $650 Million Casino

Brockton residents have approved a proposed $650 million resort casino for the Brockton Fairgrounds.

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Parent signs posted in front of Kempton School (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Parent signs posted in front of Kempton School (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Parents Meet With Officials Again Over Kempton School Closing

Things got heated during another meeting between parents and New Bedford school officials at Kempton School Tuesday evening.

Parents voiced their frustrations about the elementary school closing and students being moved to Rodman School

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

MA Chief Justice Visits UMass Law’s Justice Bridge Office In New Bedford

The state's top judiciary official stopped by New Bedford Tuesday afternoon to visit the city's new Justice Bridge office located at 257-259 Union Street.

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Johnson, Card/Wareham Police
Johnson, Card/Wareham Police

Two Arrested In Wareham Robbery

Wareham Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery Monday.

Police say the robbery occurred in the area of Tobey Hospital, while a woman was giving a man a ride in her car. The woman told police the man pulled a knife on her and took her money before exiting the vehicle

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