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Grant recipients gather outside Seaman's Bethel / Jim Phillips / TSM
Grant recipients gather outside Seaman's Bethel / Jim Phillips / TSM

Cultural Council Grant Boosts Seaman’s Bethel Project

Members of the Mass. Cultural Council joined local officais on Monday at the Seaman's Bethel to celebrate the Council's decision to designate more than $2 million for projects on the Southcoast.

One of those projects is the restoration of the Seaman's Bethel and Mariner's Home on Johnny Cake Hill

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass, Lawmakers Tout Fishing Research Funding

The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.

Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England

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Will Flanagan/Facebook
Will Flanagan/Facebook

Fall River To Host Familiar Event Under Different Title

New Bedford's loss is Fall River's gain.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan announced Monday the city will be hosting a festival similar to the now absent Whaling City Festival next year.

In fact, organizing the Spindle City Festival is former Whaling City Festival President Joe Eugenio, who joined Mayor Flanagan in Monday's press conference

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Photo via "SAVE ARTIE T. & SAVE MARKET BASKET!!" facebook page.
Photo via "SAVE ARTIE T. & SAVE MARKET BASKET!!" facebook page.

A Brief Background About Market Basket’s Protest

The Demoulas/Market Basket feud has been going on in the background for decades, but it's now gaining national attention after this past weekend's rallies. Some people are still wondering what's going on and why these rallies are being held.

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Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images
Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images

Gubenatorial Candidates Weigh-In On Migrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border is drawing a range of reactions from those hoping to fill his job.

The three Democratic candidates for governor _ Martha Coakley, Donald Berwick and Steve Grossman _ have all praised Patrick for responding to a humanitarian crisis

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Tazhayakov Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice

A man charged with hindering the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings is being found guilty of obstruction of justice.

Azamat Tazhayakov covered up for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by removing a laptop and backpack containing empty fireworks casings from a dorm room at UMass Dartmouth in the days following the April, 2013 attacks

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Arrest Two At Days Inn

New Bedford Police responded to the Days Inn on Hathaway Road around noon Monday, to reports of two men arguing.

New Bedford Police say two men were arrested on scene. The men were allegedly in a heated argument when they both pulled knives on each other

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Gas Prices Drop In Mass.

Massachusetts gasoline prices are down a nickel per gallon.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the cost of a gallon of self-serve regular has dropped 5 cents to an average of $3.62.

The current price is 6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 9 cents lower than at the same time last year, but still a nickel higher than the national average

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