2014

Area Legislators Push For Harbor Dredging Funds
The area's legislative delegation wants to see more state money spent on dredging New Bedford Harbor.
Rep. Antonio Cabral, Senator Mark Montigny and others sent a letter to the Baker Administration on Thursday, urging that it loosen the purse-strings and free up funding for dredging...
Wareham Man Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter
The Plymouth County District Attorney's office says a 19 year old Wareham man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter by a Brockton Superior Court jury.
Demetrius Goshen was convicted of stabbing another man, 29 year old Dwayne Borges of Brockton, outside a Cumberland Farms store in Wa…
Mitchell To Deliver State of the City Address Thursday
Mayor Jon Mitchell's State of the City address is being presented Thursday afternoon.
The address will focus on the most recent year of Mitchell's administration, and how the City fared in 2014.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says his speech will cover a vast array of issues,…
Sustainability Report Shows Dartmouth’s Progress
Dartmouth's solar program is number one in the state of Massachusetts. That, according to UMass Dartmouth's third annual sustainability report for the town.
The report, created by students, studies Dartmouth's progress in it's economy, environment, and society...
2014 Top Stories – Fairhaven Jesus
He seemed to appear out of nowhere, and started what some may call a "mini-revival" in Greater New Bedford. Malvin "Mel" Larsen, dubbed "Fairhaven Jesus" by those who saw him along the Route 6 corridor, was very visible in the summer months of 2014, making it a point to…
UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections
Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.
UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans. Manning says, however, don't expect much out of Washingto…
Mayor: Baker’s New Bedford Story is ‘Far-Fetched’
Charlie Baker's story of a New Bedford fisherman he met while on the campaign trail is raising eyebrows on the South Coast.
Baker's says the story of the mountain of a man who told his sons to work as fishermen instead of taking athletic scholarships actually occurred during the 2010 gubern…

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