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Mitchell Again Pushes “Problem Properties” Ordinance
A proposed "Problem Properties' Ordinance for New Bedford is languishing in a City Council Committee.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says its  time the Council took a vote on the measure...
The Problem Properties Ordinance would penalize absentee landlords …
Schilling Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. He announced he had cancer in February, but had not disclosed what kind...
Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Trial Delay
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they likely won't be ready for November's scheduled trial start.
Defense lawyers appearing in U.S. District Court in Boston on Thursday argued that prosecutors have given them massive amounts of evidence as part of the pre-tr…
Ferry Disabled Off Mass. Coast Regains Power
The Coast Guard says a ferry from Provincetown to Boston has been disabled after being hit by a large wave.
WCVB reports that the Bay State Cruise Co. boat with 42 passengers was briefly stranded north of Scituate on Wednesday. No injuries were reported...
Market Basket Customers Finding Empty Shelves
Customers at the Market Basket store in New Bedford are being urged to sign petitions supporting the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas as company President. Demoulas was ousted earlier this month by the company's Board of Directors.
Deliveries have stopped at just about every Market Basket sto…
Another Chance To See The Charles W. Morgan
Did you miss the Charles W. Morgan during its visit to New Bedford?  You have another chance to see the historic vessel on Wednesday (7/23) and again this weekend.
The Morgan will be towed through the Cape Cod Canal between 5-and-6pm on Wednesday, and will later dock at the Massachusetts Ma…

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