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Woman Drives Car Into New Bedford Harbor

Fairhaven Police say a woman, apparently confused because of poor visibility Wednesday morning, drove her car down the Bridge Street boat ramp into New Bedford Harbor.

The woman is identified as 32-year-old Tami Pitter of Rochester

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Photo from Northeast Maritime Institute - Bridge Simulator
Photo from Northeast Maritime Institute - Bridge Simulator

Northeast Maritime Institute Seeks Support For New Degree Program

The Northeast Maritime Institute in Fairhaven hopes to offer a two-year Associates Degree program in Applied Nautical Science, but needs approval from the State Dept. Of Higher Education to do it. 

Institute President Eric Dawicki sees the two year program as a way to provide a solid employment opportunity for young people perhaps not cut out to attend a four-year college

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Weston Observatory
Weston Observatory

UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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Body of Dana Dourdeville Found

The 12 day search for Dana Dourdeville has been called off after a body was found washed ashore earlier today in Falmouth, Ma.

A source close to the Dourdeville family,Old Rochester Athletic Director Bill Tilden, confirms the body has been identified as 21-year-old Dana Dourdeville of Marion

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Sonar Search Fails to Find Any Sign of Missing Kayaker

Another search using underwater sonar equipment has failed to turn up any sign of 21-year-old Marion resident Dana Dourdeville, who has been missing since going duck hunting off West Island in Fairhaven on New Year's Eve

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Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.
Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.

Large Quake a Real Possibility on Southcoast

Thursday's earthquake was less than a footnote in seismic history, but it certainly has people talking.

The 1.9 magnitude quake was felt throughout New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and other S

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Greater New Bedford Rocked By Earthquake

Update 12:19pm:

 

A minor earthquake has struck southeastern Massachusetts, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

John Ebel, a senior research scientist at Boston College's Weston Observatory, said the earthquake that struck seven miles north-northwest of New Bedford just before 11 a.m. Thursday was a mag

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TSM
TSM

Dourdeville Search Takes to Air and Sea

The search continued in waters off Fairhaven Wednesday for a missing Brown University student from Marion, who failed to return home from a duck hunting trip on December 31st. WBSM's Taylor Cormier climbed aboard an aircraft to get an airborne view of the search

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TSM - Friends search for signs of Dourdeville at Town Beach, Fairhaven.
TSM - Friends search for signs of Dourdeville at Town Beach, Fairhaven.

Friends Continue Search in Fairhaven for Missing Duck Hunter

The search continues for a Marion man who disappeared while duck hunting in Fairhaven earlier this week.

Several friends of 21-year-old Dana Dourdeville scoured Town Beach on West Island Friday, searching for any sign of the Brown University student

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Photo from Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Photo from Fairhaven Fire Dept.

Update: Search For Missing Marion Man Is Suspended

Update:  The search for a missing Marion kyacker has been suspended. Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza released a statement Wednesday saying there were no new developments following a full day of searching the waters off West Island and Little Bay on Wednesday

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