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Acushnet Man Dies In Vermont ATV Crash

Vermont State Police say a Massachusetts man has died in an ATV crash in the town of Concord.

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Acushnet Girl Scouts eagerly await Town Meeting's vote on holding a special election for a new library and community center (Credit: TSM)
Acushnet Girl Scouts eagerly await Town Meeting's vote on holding a special election for a new library and community center (Credit: TSM)

Scouts Lead Movement for New Acushnet Library

A grassroots campaign to bring a new library and community center to Acushnet has scored another victory.

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Hitomi-x-Ningyou, flickr
Hitomi-x-Ningyou, flickr

Local Communities Recognize National Day of Prayer

Thursday marks the National Day of Prayer, which will be observed by cities and towns across America.

This year's theme is Pray for America.

Local advocates are encouraging folks to pray at home or out in public

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Photo: New Bedford Police
Photo: New Bedford Police

Verizon Employee Helps Police Capture Suspected Copper Wire Thief

An Acushnet man has been charged with stealing copper wire from a business on Shawmut Avenue in New Bedford. 

According to Police, a Verizon employee saw the suspect put the copper wire inside the trunk of his car Thursday morning, then followed him to Route 140 while calling police

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Acushnet Police
Acushnet Police

Investigation Continues in Acushnet Animal Abuse Case

Acushnet Police and the Animal Control Officer continue to investigate the death of a four year old female pit bull found in a garbage bag several weeks ago off of Slocum Street.

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TSM
TSM

Volunteers Needed for Acushnet Sawmill Cleanup

As the warmer weather sets in, the Buzzards Bay Coalition is becoming more active in improving several sites.

The Coalition is asking for the help of volunteers Thursday, in cleaning up the nearly 20-acre property of the former Acushnet Mill Site in New Bedford

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tsm - Geoffrey Haworth (L) shares election results with supporter
tsm - Geoffrey Haworth (L) shares election results with supporter

Voters in Fairhaven, Freetown and Acushnet Have Their Say

An upset victory in the race for Selectman in Fairhaven.  Incumbent Brian Bowcock was defeated by Geoffrey Haworth by 256 votes. 

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Acushnet Police
Acushnet Police

Search Still On for Local Animal Abuser

Acushnet Police are continuing their investigation into the death of a four-year-old female pit bull.

The dog was found in a black garbage bag off of Slocum Street near the Acushnet River, allegedly dropped there by a man in a grey jogging suit, last seen headed toward Brooklawn Park.

Acushnet Animal Control Officer Rebekah Tomlinson tells WBSM News the body

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Acushnet Police
Acushnet Police

Alleged Acushnet Drug Dealer Arrested

Acushnet Police and officials from the Bristol County Sheriff's Office arrest an alleged drug dealer in the town.

According to police, the three-month-long investigation came to a head Wednesday with the arrest of 34-year-old Juan Gomez in his South Main Street driveway

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massdistraction,flickr
massdistraction,flickr

Warming Centers For Those Without Power In New Bedford & Acushnet

With the power outages is many neighborhoods, there are some "warming centers" now being set up.

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