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Alves Proposes Lottery Ticket To Help Pay For Southcoast Rail
New Bedford City Councilor David Alves wants the state to establish a lottery ticket to help raise money to pay for the Southcoast Rail Project.
Alves is proposing that the tickets be sold in Eastern Massachusetts only, but he says if state lawmakers from our region could muster the support for a sta…
ICE Agents Arrest 39 In Eastern Mass. Sweep
U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up 39 convicted criminal aliens during an operation last week in Eastern Mass., including in New Bedford.  Ice officials say 20 of the suspects had felony convictions for such crimes as assault and battery, sexual assault, and selling drugs…