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Car Strikes Dunkin’ Donuts In Acushnet

Acushnet police say the operator of a car suffered minor injuries after the vehicle he was driving struck the Dunkin Donuts on South Main Street early Sunday.

According to Sgt Chris Richmond, the car crossed South Main from Pope Street, rammed into some cement pillars at the front of the store and pushed in the lobby wall

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Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Massachusetts, Southcoast Hammered Again

A storm brought a new round of wind-whipped snow to New England on Sunday, creating near-whiteout conditions in coastal areas and forcing people to contend with a fourth winter onslaught in less than a month

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

The Mystery Of The New Bedford Snow Couch

I don't even know where to begin.

I first noticed this couch sitting atop a ten-foot snow mound several days ago. The couch is situated in front of the Martin P. Wein Inc., Accounting and Tax Services business on Acushnet Avenue directly across from Brooklawn Park

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Credit: Acushnet Police
Credit: Acushnet Police

Acushnet Break-In Suspect Detained By Off-Duty New Bedford Cop

An off duty New Bedford Police Sergeant detained a New Hampshire woman who is now charged with breaking in to an Acushnet home on Saturday.

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Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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Google Maps

Questions About Road Safety in Mattapoisett Prompt Road Closure

Mattapoisett's Town Administrator has closed a stretch of Acushnet Road in the town due to safety concerns.

According to the Standard Times, Town Administrator Michael Gagne closed Acushnet Road at Tinkham Pond after a problem with the road's subsurface was noticed about a week ago

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Credit: Acushnet Fire Department Facebook Page
Credit: Acushnet Fire Department Facebook Page

Prison Guard Pulls Three People From Burning Car

A prison guard who pulled three people from a burning car shortly before it became engulfed says he didn't have time to think of his own safety.

Rui Gouveia, of Fairhaven, was on his way to the state prison in Bridgewater, where he works as a correctional officer, on Tuesday night when a car passed him and crashed

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

‘Natural’ Playground Opens In New Bedford’s North End

City officials cut the ribbon on a new playground in the North End.

The River's End Park is situated in a quiet location on the banks of the Acushnet River, and is aimed to bring children back to basics with play areas made out of natural materials

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New Bedford Target Of Mosquito Spraying Friday Morning

City of New Bedford - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified local boards of health of the finding of EEE in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained from northwest quadrant of New Bedford. The sample was

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Mattapoisett Animal Control
Mattapoisett Animal Control

Officials Searching For Owner Of Severely Neglected Dog

Animal control officials are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an abandoned and malnourished dog.

The French mastiff was found in Acushnet last Thursday, rooting through a resident's garbage

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