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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
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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YouTube
YouTube

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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ABC 6
ABC 6

Construction Workers in Fall River Caught Drinking on the Job [VIDEO]

All work has been stopped on the $200 million construction project at a school in Fall River after the workers were caught drinking on the job. 

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SweetDaddyP, flickr
SweetDaddyP, flickr

Massachusetts Senate Backs Road Project Funding

The state Senate has approved a bill that would provide $300 million to cities and towns for road and bridge projects, a $100 million increase over last year.

Municipal officials have been pressing lawmakers to approve the so-called Chapter 90 funds as the spring construction season begins

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WSDOT, flickr
WSDOT, flickr

32 Mass. Workers Died on the Job in 2012

Labor and worker rights activists are honoring 32 workers who died on the job last year.

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report Thursday highlighting the deaths

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TSM
TSM

New Bedford South Terminal Construction Begins

Construction on the south terminal began last week after officials had to cancel the official ground-breaking at the site due to the Boston marathon bombings.

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