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Work Halted On All Major State Roadways

State transportation officials say that all work on major state roadways was halted as of noon Tuesday.

MassDot's Acting Secretary Frank DePaolo says that with the timing of Wednesday's snowstorm they didn't want construction projects to cause additional congestion on what are already the heaviest travel days of the year

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Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech
Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

Latest Addition Open at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

Students at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School will no longer have to fight for elbow room when they're seated for lunch thanks to the completed addition of the Student Forum and Conference Center

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Massachusetts Construction Worker Killed In Warwick

 

A construction worker from Massachusetts has been killed while working on a road project in Warwick.

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Getty Images/Darren McCollester
Getty Images/Darren McCollester

Sagamore Bridge Lane Restrictions

Travel lane restrictions began Tuesday on the Sagamore Bridge.

Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Tim Dugan says that one lane in each direction will be closed daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wide loads will not be permitted to cross the bridge during while the lane restrictions are in effect and State and local police will be on hand to assist motorists

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TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge
TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge

Marine Traffic Closure At New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge will be closed to marine traffic Tuesday evening for construction work in the northeast corner of the bridge.  Vehicle traffic will not be affected.
Ward 5 City Councilor Kerry Winterson, who also works as a heavy equipment operator for the Mass Department of Transportation, says the closure will begin at 9:00 p

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Students Get First-Hand Look At South Terminal Site [Gallery]

What is life like working in a labor union? That is just one of the many questions asked by students from Bristol Community College during their visit to the future site of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

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TSM - New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge
TSM - New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

State Officials Say Repairs To Popes Island Bridge Should Finish By Fall

State officials say repairs on the Popes Island Bridge could be finished in a few months.
Michael Verseckes, a spokesman with the Massachusetts  Department Of Transportation, tells the Standard Times the concrete barriers that have been narrowing the bridge down to one lane, in each direction, should be removed by early fall

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Changes Coming To Dartmouth Mall

Starting this weekend, you may notice some changes inside of the Dartmouth Mall.

Construction crews are set to begin work Friday night tearing down the water fountain in the center of the mall. The fountain will be replaced with a recharging station for customers

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New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford Whaling Museum

Local Bank Awards $100K to Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum has received a significant funding boost. BayCoast Bank has awarded $100,000 to the museum, to be used towards the construction of the new Educational Center and Research Library expansion of the museum

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Hawthorn Medical Associates
Hawthorn Medical Associates

Hawthorn Medical Building New Facility

Hawthorn Medical Associates is expanding once more.

The health care organization held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a new, state-of-the-art facility next to their main facility on Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth

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