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Local Teens Still Missing

 A couple of teens with local ties remain missing over a week after their disappearance.

Acushnet Police Sgt. Christopher Richmond tells WBSM News 16-year-old Tyrell Harrison of Acushnet and 17-year-old Jasmine Chong of Quincy disappeared together, and foul play is not suspected.

Sgt. Richmond says the dep

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Acushnet Library Named After Former Principal

Hundreds of Acushnet residents turned out Thursday night to honor former Ford Middle School Principal John Tavares and name their school's library after him.

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Acushnet Police
Acushnet Police

New Bedford Woman Rescued From Acushnet Pond

Some heroic efforts by 4 men in Acushnet Tuesday afternoon saved the life of an unidentified New Bedford woman.

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robotson,flickr

Acushnet Rent Control

Residents of Acushnet's four mobile home parks are a step closer to rent control. The Massachusetts House enacted Acushnet's petition to form a rent review board.

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TSM - Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher is joined by schoolchildren in a recitation of "The Pledge of Allegiance".
TSM - Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher is joined by schoolchildren in a recitation of "The Pledge of Allegiance".

Acushnet Remembers 9/11

The terror attacks of 9/11 were remembered Wednesday in America's largest cities, and even it's smallest towns.

The town of Acushnet paid tribute to those who perished in the 9/11 attacks, with over 100 people attending the 12th anniversary ceremony at the town's 9/11 memorial, the only site in the region that displays remnants from each of the attack sites

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Getty Images

Acushnet To Remember 9/11 With Ceremoney On Wednesday

The 9/11 Memorial at the Acushnet Fire Station was dedicated 2 years ago.  It includes steel recovered from the World Trade Center, a piece of the Pentagon building that was damaged in the attack, and a rock from the field in Pennsylvania where Flight 93 went down.

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MEL810, flickr

Early Apple Crop Looks Strong in Mass.

With the 34th annual Apple and Peach festival being held this weekend in Acushnet, Massachusetts officials say some apple growers are reporting a strong crop and some above-average sized fruit as the picking season begins following a tough 2012.

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Acushnet Motorcyclist Struck in New Bedford

An Acushnet man is recovering after being struck by a car while on his motorcycle.

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Cab Driver Robbed In North End

New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery of a cab driver early Monday.  

Lt. John  Chaves tells WBSM News, a Blue Bird Taxi picked up two men outside the 7-11 store at 14-99 Acushnet Avenue around 2:30am

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Photo - Robert and Kathleen Brunelle, Main Street Formals
Photo - Robert and Kathleen Brunelle, Main Street Formals

Acushent Formal Wear Shop Named “Small Business Of The Year”

The region's Small Business of the Year is a formal wear shop on Main Street in Acushnet. 

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