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Save Our Sidewalks: Fairhaven’s Controversial Sidewalk Project

Fairhaven's Rogers and Oxford schools aren't the only historic structures in danger according to some town residents.

A group spoke out against altering the red brick sidewalk surrounding Town Hall and th

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Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images
Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Canadian Fishermen Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard

(Associated Press) - A Coast Guard rescue helicopter from Massachusetts has rescued three Canadian fishermen who had to abandon their boat 150 miles offshore.

The Coast Guard in Boston says it received an emergency beacon alert from the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia-based vessel at about 12:41 p

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NBHS Young Alumni Association To Host Forum On Tuesday

Its never too early to start thinking about your college education.

Tuesday night at Keith Middle School, members of the New Bedford High School Young Alumni Association will hold a panel discussion, offering advice on what high school students should be thinking about when it comes to their future

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Two replica handguns./ Education Images/UIG via Getty Images
Two replica handguns./ Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Andrade Seeks Buyback Program For Toy And Replica Guns

A community activist in New Bedford has asked community leaders to consider creating a toy and replica gun buyback program in the city.

During a recent interview on WBSM's Brian Thomas Show, John Andrade said many toy guns, starter pistols, and BB guns look like the real thing, and can lead to confrontations with police sometimes with tragic consequences

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Two Homeless Men Charged With Assault

Two homeless men in New Bedford are facing assault charges following their arrest Sunday night.

Police responded to an area behind the Save-A-Lot food store on Mt. Pleasant Street Sunday night and found a man with serious injuries to his arm

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Bob Marley Kayak Karaoke
Sophia and Family for Bob Marley Kayak Karaoke

Bob Marley Kayak Karaoke [VIDEO]

These brave individuals will risk it all for adventure. Even sing a few lines from Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds" at our Sun of a Beach festival last weekend. What's on the line? Their chance at getting a couple of kayaks courtesy of Miller Lite! You can help them win these awesome toys by voting for them

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Wareham Man Back Home Recovering After NC Shark Attack

A Wareham man attacked by a shark earlier this month in North Carolina has been released from the hospital.

Andrew Costello, a former editor of the Boston Herald and The Standard Times, suffered wounds to his rib cage, lower leg, hip and hands as he tried fighting off the shark in the waters of North Carolina's Outer Banks on July 1

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Photo Courtesy of MassDOT
Photo Courtesy of MassDOT

“Baby Doe” Billboards Next Step In Identifying Toddler

Massachusetts State Police are stepping up their efforts to identify a deceased toddler known only as "Baby Doe."

The girl's body was found in a trash bag on a Boston area beach last month. She is believed to have been four years old at the time of her death

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Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Boston Olympic Organizers Hope To Boost Lagging Poll Numbers

Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics are in a sprint to the finish.

They're scrambling to improve lackluster poll numbers by enlisting nearly 4,000 volunteers to hit community events across the state

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Credit: Getty Images
Credit: Getty Images

Repair Money Available For Fairhaven Home Owners

Fairhaven homeowners who need to make repairs may be able to get some funds through the town's housing rehabilitation program.

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