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Pumping out a vessel on Pier 3 / Jim Phillips TSM
Pumping out a vessel on Pier 3 / Jim Phillips TSM

Harbor Officials Say “Clean Bilge” Program Working Well

City officials say New Bedford Harbor is cleaner and there are fewer "mystery oil spills," thanks to a program begun last year by the Mass...

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

The Sawmill Park In Acushnet Opens

A former lumber yard in Acushnet will now serve as a community park.

On Friday, The Buzzard's Bay Coalition celebrated the Sawmill Park's grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony...

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Jim Phillips / TSM  Acushnet Sawmill Property
Jim Phillips / TSM Acushnet Sawmill Property

Ribbon Cutting for Sawmill Property

A ceremony is planned for Friday to mark the public opening of the Sawmill site on Mill Road in Acushnet.

Thanks to federal and state funding, the former industrial lumber yard near the Acushnet River has been transformed into a park and restored natural area...

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Officials from Fairhaven and Mattapoisett cut the ceremonial ribbon opening the new Shaw Farm Trail - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Officials from Fairhaven and Mattapoisett cut the ceremonial ribbon opening the new Shaw Farm Trail - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Officials Celebrate Over 400 Acres Of Land Conservation And Opening Of New Public Trail

Over 400 acres of beaches, salt marshes, forests, fields, and coastal farmland in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett are now permanently protected from any future development.

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Quicks Award winners from Apponequet High School - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Quicks Award winners from Apponequet High School - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

22nd Annual Buzzards Bay Swim Draws A Crowd

The annual Buzzards Bay Swim across the New Bedford Harbor is a signature fundraiser held by the Buzzards Bay Coalition.

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Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Warren To Make Southcoast Swing On Friday

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren is visiting the Southcoast on Friday.

Her first stop is in Fall River for a meeting with Mayor Sam Sutter and other officials...

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Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition
Nasketucket Bay / Photo from Mass. DCR and Buzzards Bay Coalition

Conservation Project Protects 410 Acres Around Nasketucket Bay

More than 400 acres of land surrounding Nasketucket Bay in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett are being preserved and turned into a state park, thanks to the work of the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the state Dept...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

EPA Informational Meeting Still Leaves Some Questions Unanswered

The EPA held a public meeting in Fairhaven Wednesday night, but many who attended left with unanswered questions.

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Getty Images

$2 Million Program Announced To Restore Coastal Watersheds

Federal and state officials are launching a program to protect and restore the coastal watersheds of southeast New England.

Municipalities and nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts will receive a total of $2 million in the first year of the new federal initiative...

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Jim Phillips / TSM  Acushnet Sawmill Property
Jim Phillips / TSM Acushnet Sawmill Property

Coalition Salutes Volunteers And Guardians Of Buzzards Bay

The New Bedford-based Buzzards Bay Coalition is holding its annual meeting Tuesday night in Falmouth. The Coalition hands out awards every year to those who lend their time and talents to help protect and promote Buzzards Bay...

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