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Frustration Surfaces About New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

Southcoast residents and the Mayor of New Bedford continue to share frustration with the ongoing repairs to the New Bedford- Fairhaven Bridge.

On Mayor Jon Mitchell's weekly radio program on WBSM, this caller shared his frustration with the Mayor about the state project that never seems to end

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Statewide Boating And Fishing Improvements Have Local Impact

If you're a boat owner in the area, you may have noticed some improvements in several communities. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs has invested $2.2 million for fixing or replacing boat ramps and docks throughout the state

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Fairhaven Flood
TSM/Adam Morales

4th of July Flash Flood Warning For New Bedford and Fairhaven

Instead of BBQ's, fireworks and beer, Independence Day 2014 will be remembered for umbrellas, flooded streets and Hurricane Arthur. After wreaking havoc on fireworks schedules across New England, Hurricane Arthur is dumping multiple inches of rain across the Southcoast

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Fairhaven Fire Truck
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Homeland Security Grant Will Help Fire Departments

Three local fire departments are sharing a $387,000 Homeland Security grant. Fire departments in Fairhaven, Onset, and Chatham will use the money to purchase new equipment. The grant was announced Wednesday by Mass

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Roldan, Reynolds/Fairhaven Police
Roldan, Reynolds/Fairhaven Police

Detectives Use TASER After Witnessing Fairhaven Drug Deal

Fairhaven and Dartmouth Police arrest two for the price of one.

Detectives from both towns were about to execute a search warrant at a Spring Street apartment in Fairhaven early Monday morning for a suspect wanted on assorted narcotics offenses

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Jewelry at the Fairhaven Homecoming
Pete Braley/Townsquare Media

Summer Means Craft Fairs, Shopping And Jewelry

I had a great time last Saturday visiting the Fairhaven Homecoming Fair. The weather was beautiful, the streets were packed with friends I hadn't seen in a long time and the vendors had plenty of items for sale.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Board of Selectmen hold meeting at West Island Community Center
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Board of Selectmen hold meeting at West Island Community Center

Fairhaven Plans For Hurricane Season

Fairhaven is planning for the worst this hurricane season.

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Frank Doremus - TSM
Frank Doremus - TSM

Bike Crashes Into Car In Fairhaven

Fairhaven Police are investigating an incident Monday afternoon where a bicycle ridden by a male juvenile crashed into car on the Alden Road extension. The incident happened around 2:30pm.

]According to witnesses, the bike collided with the car head on, and the juvenile was dislodged from the bike, but grabbed the car bumper to stop himself from sliding underneath the vehicle

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Should The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Be Replaced? [POLL]

There's no shortage of ideas when it comes to alternatives to the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

Local residents will be able to weigh in Wednesday night, pitching their thoughts to officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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