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New Bedford To Seek AFG Grant Through FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced earlier this week that they would be awarding $310.5 millon as part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

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Credit: Google Maps

Marion Fire Gets Federal Grant To Pay For Alarm, Ventilation

Congressman Bill Keating's office announced on Friday that the Marion Fire Department received $81,425 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Wins Federal SAFER Grant, Funding Over 20 Firefighters

New Bedford has been awarded a federal SAFER grant.

FEMA announced the grants today, and has awarded New Bedford $4.6 million to cover fire department staffing needs...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Federal Grant to Prevent Hearing Loss for New Bedford Firefighters

The City's fire department receives a nearly $90,000 grant for new equipment.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says it's the 7th year in a row the department has been awarded FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters grant...

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Fairhaven Homeowners Look For Help With Flood Insurance Premiums

High flood insurance premiums in Fairhaven are leaving residents out to dry.

At Monday's Selectmen's meeting, representatives spoke about FEMA's Community Rating System that gives discounts to participating communities going beyond the minimum standards for flood preparation...

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Governor Charlie Baker / Getty Images

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Mass.

(Associated Press) - President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Massachusetts and ordered federal aid to help the state recover from the blizzard that hit the region from Jan...

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Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Baker Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For Snowstorms

Gov. Charlie Baker has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 Massachusetts counties after a record-setting series of winter storms...

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Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)
Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)

Freetown Residents Asked To Review FEMA Floodplain Maps

Residents of Freetown are being asked to review preliminary flood insurance rate maps that were recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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FEMA to Allow Fire Department Positions to Stay Vacant as SAFER Money Runs Out

A day of reckoning is on the horizon as the clock ticks down on the federal grant funding a third of the fire department through fiscal year '15...

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Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images

White House: 60,000 Undocumented Minors In U-S

President Obama is putting together a group to handle America's growing influx of children who are entering the U.S. illegally and without family members to support them for the journey...

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