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Fairhaven’s Default Speed Limit Going Down?
FAIRHAVEN - Drivers around Fairhaven should double check their speedometers after Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting.
The board spoke with Fairhaven Police Chief Michael Myers about reducing the town's statutory speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph...
Fairhaven Town Meeting Features Oxford Project, Marijuana Delay
Fairhaven's upcoming Town Meeting warrant looks to be a long one, with 58 articles set to be voted on.
Many of the items featured will look to appropriate funding for a number of smaller projects like the Community Preservation Committee's request for $20,000 for a Board of Public Work's land protect…
Freetown Election Results
In a tight race for Freetown's open Board of Selectmen, Charles Sullivan won with 295 votes over Craig Cabral's 210 votes, and Joel Pacheco with 118 votes.
The other contested race in Freetown saw incumbents Robert Clark and Derek Gracia defeat challenger David Beard for the two Regional Sc…
Cabral Wins Acushnet Board Of Selectmen Seat
The town of Acushnet now has a selectman with a stance on the controversial LNG facility.
Challenger Roger Cabral won Monday night's town election by a landslide against incumbent selectman Garry Rawcliffe, 709 votes to 419.
Cabral previously criticized the Board of Selectmen for not coming out a…
Fairhaven’s Historic Bell To Join Town Events
The Paul Revere Bell tour could be coming to a parade near you.
At Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting, the Fairhaven Bell Committee was approved to build a cradle for the 2-century-old bell, allowing it to safely appear in town events, like parades, until it gets a permanent home...
Oxford Developer Won’t Get $325K From Town This Year
The Oxford School's development company will not get the $325,000 in town CPC money requested for the project, at least not all this year.
Last month, the Stratford group's request for Community Preservation Commission funds took town officials by surprise, however the company is required f…
Fairhaven Officials Trying To Save Kmart
Fairhaven officials are trying a last-ditch effort to keep the local Kmart from closing.
At last night's meeting, the Board of Selectmen read a letter sent to Kmart's parent company, Sears Holdings, hoping to convince the company to keep Kmart in Fairhaven...
Stratford Group Requests Town Funding For Oxford Project
Fairhaven officials say they were surprised when the Oxford school's development group recently asked for town funding, and even more surprised when they saw for how much.
During Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, officials discussed the Stratford Group's $325,000 Community Preservat…
Fairhaven Tax Rates Go Down, Property Values Go Up
Fairhaven residents and business owners will be paying more total property taxes in 2017, and that's a good sign officials say.
At Monday's meeting, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to lower the tax rate by 14 cents per $1,000 valuation for residential properties, and dropped commerci…
Fairhaven Looks To Ban Selling Synthetic Drugs
Fairhaven officials are hoping to join other local communities like New Bedford and Wareham in banning the sale of synthetic drugs.
Also known as "fake weed", K-2, and spice, synthetic drugs are currently legal to sell in Fairhaven.
Fairhaven's Board of Health met with the Board of Selectmen…

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