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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

New Bedford Shows Modest Gains In MCAS

State Education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, though achievement gaps persisted and several schools in the state's largest cities were in danger of failing

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Chevy Trailblazer flipped over following crash at intersection of Route 6 and Route 240 in Fairhaven. 9-17-2014 (Photo: Dan McCready/TSM)
Chevy Trailblazer flipped over following crash at intersection of Route 6 and Route 240 in Fairhaven. 9-17-2014 (Photo: Dan McCready/TSM)

Car Flips Over In Fairhaven Crash

Fairhaven Police and State Police arrived at the intersection of Route 6 and Route 240 following a rollover crash Wednesday morning.

The crash, involving a Toyota Prius and Chevy Trailblazer, took place around 6:30 a

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Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School/Facebook
Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School/Facebook

Interest, Not Disappointment Accounts For Growing Voc-Tech Waiting List

About 1,000 apply, but only half of the applicants are accepted to Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. The school's 513-person waiting list tops the state when it comes to vocational schools.

Voc-Tech Scheduling and Reporting Coordinator, Sue Demers says while faith in the New Bedford Public School System has waivered, she doesn't associate those feelings with the growing interest in Voc-Tech

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Brienzo Memorial Walk Raises Money And Awareness

Some North Fairhaven streets were filled with walkers Saturday afternoon to remember a young community activist.

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Chris Arsenault/Townsquare Media
Chris Arsenault/Townsquare Media

United Way Collects Food And Baby Supplies For Needy Families

The United Way reports another successful "Stuff The Truck" food drive at the Fairhaven Stop and Shop on Friday.

Personalities from WBSM and FUN 107 broadcast live from the parking lot, urging residents to make donations of non-perishable food items, and baby supplies

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Credit: Chesapeake Bay Program
Credit: Chesapeake Bay Program

Tautogs Released Following Fairhaven Traffic Stop

A refrigerator truck was seized and over 180 tautogs released into outer Mattapoisett Harbor follow a traffic stop in Fairhaven.

Environmental Police spokeswoman Amy Mahler tells WBSM news the truck was stopped in front of the Fairhaven Stop & Shop around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon for a traffic violation.

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Google Street View

Board of Selectmen Make Strides in Potential Sale of Schools

What is a town supposed to do with two vacant schools that are both over 100 years old?

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Bouncer Charged In New Bedford Strip Club Slashing

A Fairhaven man faces multiple charges after allegedly slashing a patron's throat at a local strip club.

According to New Bedford Police Detective Captain Steven Vicente, 35-year-old Steven Cavalcanti of Fairhaven was working as a bouncer at Temptation Gentlemen's Club on Popes Island, and was closing down just after 2am on August 16 when a patron made an off-handed remark toward him

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Google Street View

Public Meeting to Discuss Sale of Rogers and Oxford Schools

The sale of Rogers and Oxford Schools is still being worked out by the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen.

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