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Mayoral Candidate Brian Marshall’s Arrest–Through His Own Eyes [VIDEO]

 

Brian Marshall, the New Bedford man running for mayor on a write-in campaign and known across the city as "Captain Recovery," was arrested on Friday, August 7 for trespassing and creating a nuisance at City Hall. WBSM's Greg Desrosiers captured the entire incident on video, and the next morning, Marshall called into my Sat

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Sidewalk Project Begins At Fairhaven Town Hall

Workmen outside the Fairhaven Town Hall on Monday began reducing the width of sidewalks around that historic building.

The sidewalks are currently about eight feet wide, they'll be reduced to about six feet wide when the work is done

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YouTube

Chafee Thanks Conan O’Brien For Unsolicited Campaign Song

Democratic presidential hopeful Lincoln Chafee is thanking comedian Conan O'Brien after the late-night talk show host came up with an unsolicited song for Chafee's longshot campaign.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Its Mitchell Vs. Giesta In The Race For Mayor

Its a two way race for Mayor of New Bedford. Two term incumbent Jon Mitchell is being challenged by newcomer Maria Giesta. They were the only candidates who filed papers to run for Mayor before Tuesday's deadline

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

Report: Olympic Organizers Underestimated Costs

Massachusetts leaders have released a state-funded report analyzing Boston's now-failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The 192-page report by the Brattle Group suggests local organizers underestimated construction costs for hosting the international event by as much as $970 million, among other things

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Donald Trump in Iowa/  Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Donald Trump in Iowa/ Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump: End Citizenship Rights For Children Of Illegal Immigrants

 

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to deny citizenship to the babies of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally as part of an immigration plan that emphasizes border security and deportation for millions.

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U.S. Opens Embassy In Havana

The top diplomats of Cuba and the U.S. are describing some of the hard issues that lie ahead following the raising of the U.S. flag over the Havana embassy after a 54-year diplomatic break. High among them are mutual claims for damages

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Photos by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images, Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Gov. Baker Criticizes ‘The Donald’

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has said he won't pick any favorites in the GOP race for president, but for the first time he is sharply criticizing Donald Trump for the candidate's past remarks about women.

During his m

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City Councilor Deborah Coelho with WBSM's Brian Thomas / Dan McCready TSM
City Councilor Deborah Coelho with WBSM's Brian Thomas / Dan McCready TSM

Councilor Wants Crackdown On Prostitution

City Councilor Deborah Coelho wants police to step up enforcement on prostitution in New Bedford.

She tells WBSM's Brian Thomas, she and other City Councilors have seen prostitutes gather and approach cars in the North End

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John George’s Forfeiture Hearing Is Thursday

A forfeiture hearing is being held Thursday in Boston Federal Court on the U.S. Attorney's efforts to seize $1.38 million dollars in assets from former Dartmouth Select Board member John George.

George was found guilty in April of embezzling money from the Southeast Regional Transit Authority, while serving as President of the Union Street Bus Company

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