Fairhaven Man Arrested for OUI Drugs Following Accident
A Fairhaven man was arrested for OUI drugs following a motor vehicle accident Monday near 30 Swift St.
When police arrived, they determined that Anthony Nunes, 56, of 9 Brown St., Fairhaven, had been driving one of the vehicles. Through their investigation, it was determined that he was under the inf…
State Senate, House Agree on Compromise for Road Repair Bill
The Massachusetts House of Representative and Senate agreed Friday to compromise on a one-year, $200 million local road repair bill.
Earlier this month the Senate passed its version of the bill which contained two years' worth of funding rather than the one year proposed by the House...
Fairhaven Woman Overdoses in Car in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - A Fairhaven woman faces charges after police say she overdosed in her car.
New Bedford Police say 48-year-old Tracy Hobson of Sconticut Neck Road was found passed out in her car on Campbell Street before 5 a.m. Wednesday...
Senate Approves Bill for Chapter 90 Road Repair Funding
The Massachusetts Senate today approved a new multi-year road bill that will bring just over $2 million in funding to New Bedford.
The vote comes just one week after the House approved its version of the bill, which featured one year's worth of $200 million in Chapter 90 funding...
[RICHARD] Why Are There So Many Empty Stores And Plazas?
Emergency car repairs recently left me sitting on the side of Newport Avenue straddling the East Providence/Pawtucket, Rhode Island line when it suddenly occurred to me that the once thriving Narragansett Plaza, now mostly vacant, reminded me of so many similarly empty plazas here at home.…
Fairhaven Town Election Results, Durant Gets BPW Seat
Fairhaven's only contested race during Monday's election saw newcomer Cameron Durant defeat former BPW member and selectman Geoffery Haworth for the open Board of Public Works seat.
Since incumbent Jarrod Lussier had withdrawn his name from the race, the two candidates were both write-in&ap…
Early Morning Fire in Fairhaven
FAIRHAVEN—At 5:31 this morning, Fairhaven firefighters were called out to 303 Mill Road in Fairhaven for a report of an explosion in the basement. Three fire engines were dispatched and arriving units found a heavy smoke condition in the house
Fairhaven Firefighters Battle Brush Fire
A fast-moving brush fire burned three acres in East Fairhaven Wednesday.
At approximately 4:55pm, a police officer patrolling on Sconticut Neck Road noticed a heavy volume of smoke in the area near where the fire was found. Two fire engines and a brush fire unit were dispatched to fight the fire

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