Mitchell Has Laundry List of Priorities Before Southcoast Rail
With Southcoast Rail's future still cloudy, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the State could focus on other housekeeping items in the interim.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the replacement of the more-than-a-century-old New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge is at the top of his w…
Three Arrested at Capri Motel in Dartmouth
Three men are arrested in Dartmouth on drug charges.
Dartmouth Police seized seven grams of heroin, two grams of crack-cocaine, and nearly $2,500 in cash and prepaid credit cards after a motor vehicle stop at the Capri Motel Tuesday evening...
Fairhaven Firefighters Put Down Adams Street Fire
A fire late Friday at 152 Adams Street in Fairhaven kept firefighters busy for more than an hour.
Public Information Officer Wayne Oliveira says an alert neighbor spotted flames coming from the rear of the home and called 9-1-1.  The homeowner has left for work and no one was at thome...
Two People Launched from Cigarette Boat in Fairhaven
Fairhaven Police and the Harbormaster are investigating after a speedboat accidentally launched two occupants from the deck.
The Harbormaster says the boat caught a wave at a bad angle, causing the man and woman to go overboard. The Harbormaster says speed may have been a factor...
Woman Masquerading as a Man Sentenced in Fairhaven Robbery
A New Bedford woman has been sentenced to state prison after pleading guilty to two counts of armed robbery.
25-year-old Devyn Stone was charged for robbing the Fairhaven Comcast store at gunpoint in 2011. Witnesses to the crime initially described Stone as a short, thin, white male in his early twen…
Six Suspected Overdoses in New Bedford, One Fatal
A Fairhaven man is dead and five other people are treated for suspected heroin overdoses in New Bedford.
Detective captain Steven Vicente says the unidentified 48-year-old fairhaven man was visiting friends in a North Street apartment early Thursday afternoon when he went to use the bathroom...

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