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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

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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TSM
TSM

Buzzards Bay Coalition to Announce Acushnet Sawmills Renovation

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is set to announce it's latest plans for the former Acushnet Sawmills property.

The ecological restoration project will turn the 19-acres of overgrown weeds and cracked pavement into a recreational destination for people to enjoy

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@sher242,twitter

Acushnet House Fire Under Investigation

Acushnet firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire late last night at 50 Columbe Street.

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Getty Images

Massachusetts Gets Ready For The Next Winter Storm

Just as one system leaves, another one rears it's ugly head. Another burst of snow is ready to hit Massachusetts, so how much can the Southcoast expect?

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