Southcoast Events

Buttonwood Park Zoo Opens Newest Wildlife Exhibit
NEW BEDFORD- Buttonwood Park Zoo is opening its newest wildlife exhibit to the public this coming Saturday. The Rainforests, Rivers, and Reefs exhibit is now home to threatened and endangered animals and sea creatures from across the globe in a conservation effort...
House Rejects Baker’s Healthcare Proposal
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — Describing it as a three-legged stool, House Minority Leader Brad Jones said it appears “the game plan is written” as lawmakers were on the verge Wednesday of sending Gov. Charlie Baker $200 million in new employer health care fees and a reduct…
Sobriety Checkpoint Coming To Bristol County This Weekend
BRISTOL COUNTY, MA.- A Sobriety Checkpoint will be in effect this coming weekend in Bristol County.
Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, Colonel Richard McKeon, announced that the checkpoint will be in place from Friday through Saturday. It ...
Fall River Fire Injures Firefighter and Elderly Woman Early Sunday
FALL RIVER- A fire broke out inside a multi-story building early this morning, injuring a firefighter and an elderly woman.
The fire was called in at around 3:00 AM at 47 Orswell Street, according to a report from NBC 10 News, where fire crews eventually reached the woman in her seventies on the thir…
City Council Decides On Host Community Agreement
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council approved a Host Community Agreement with ARL Healthcare Inc in a unanimous vote Thursday night. The agreement will allow the healthcare company to operate a marijuana cultivation and processing facility in the New Bedford Business Park...
City Council Approves Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city. The motion to form the Summit was passed unanimously by City…
Becoming an American Citizen
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Show up Friday, July 21 at 10 am at the Immigrants' Assistance Center, 58 Crapo St., New Bedford, and ask the next group of 'green card' holders who'll be taking the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America...

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