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Lawmakers Advance Bump Stock Ban
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts lawmakers have agreed on language that calls for a ban on ``bump stocks,'' devices that can increase the firing rate of a weapon.
The state would be the first to ban bump stocks since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U...
ACO: Banning Pit Bulls Not the Answer
New Bedford Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel says breed-specific legislation against pit bulls is not the answer in the wake of the recent killing of a 7-year-old boy by two of the dogs.
Cellphone Ban Moves Forward on Beacon Hill
A bill that would prohibit all use of hand-held cellphones by motorists in Massachusetts has moved forward on Beacon Hill.
The measure has been endorsed by the Legislature's transportation committee and was given preliminary approval in the House on Wednesday without debate...
Carney: Where Are Natives Weighing In On Proposed Name Ban?
The Massachusetts legislation is holding a hearing Tuesday morning regarding a proposed bill that would prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools. But at least one local tribe representative is more upset about being left out of the discussion than about the appropriation of Nati…
Montigny: New Bill Stronger Than ‘Useless’ Cell Phone Law
If you like to talk on your cell phone while driving in Massachusetts, it might be time to invest in some hands-free technology.
The state's Transportation Committee voted unanimously Friday for legislation that would ban all Massachusetts drivers from holding a cell phone to make a call, use th…
New Bedford Announces Parking Ban Ahead of Tuesday Nor’Easter
NEW BEDFORD - The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and strong winds for the New Bedford area from 5 AM until 3PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  According to the National Weather Service, snow is expected to overspread the region early on Tuesday morn…
New Bedford’s Parking Ban Lifted, Over 500 Tickets Issued
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford's parking ban has been lifted as of noon Friday.
The parking ban was in effect for 30 hours, giving City crews enough time to pre-treat and plow the roads before, during, and after Thursday's storm.
During that time, however, New Bedford Police say a total of 4…
Parking Ban in Dartmouth This Weekend
There will be a parking ban in Dartmouth this weekend due to the impending winter storm.
The parking ban is in effect beginning at 12 a.m. Saturday, and will extend until 6 p.m. on Sunday.
The ban calls for no parking on the hydrant side of the street...
Parking Ban Announced for New Bedford Saturday
New Bedford, Massachusetts-- The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Southeastern Massachusetts including Bristol County and New Bedford effective 7AM Saturday morning until 2AM on Sunday.  According to the National Weather Service, snow is expected to overspread the re…

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