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Will Jobs Be Lost

With all the recent news of workers for Carrier Corp., Walmart and other companies who'll be losing their jobs, the latest questions come from our own waterfront...

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Thinkstock

Award Winning Festival

The Working Waterfront Festival has been very busy trying to make the event the best it can be, and people are taking notice! The Festival was awarded the 2006 Spirit of Commerce and Industry Award by the Southeastern Massachusetts Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. Th...

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Dan McCready/Townsquare Media
Dan McCready/Townsquare Media

Rev. David Lima on Casinos: All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

In addition to opposition from the fishing industry, a local clergyman is also taking a strong stance against a New Bedford casino.

Reverend David Lima of the Inter Church Council of Greater New Bedford was a panelist at Wednesday night's forum on KG Urban Enterprises' casino proposal...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Local Fisherman Show Support For John Chapman

A Republican candidate for Congress stopped by New Bedford's Pier 3 Wednesday to talk about the local fishing industry.

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Getty Images

Mayor Supports Disaster Relief For Fishing Industry

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, in support of disaster funding for grouind-fishermen in New England...

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Fishing Boats / TSM

Senator Warren: Fishermen Need More Assistance

 

 

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is pressing for more relief for the state's commercial fishermen.
 
    Warren said the fishermen aren't to blame for the crisis. She said...

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Nuon, flickr
Nuon, flickr

Cape Wind Could Threaten Fishing Industry

Cape Wind is expected to place 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound once preparations are complete.

According to Capewind.org, the project is currently in the financing stage, but construction on the turbines will begin by the end of the year...

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TSM
TSM

Markey Talks Up Wind Power During Visit To New Bedford

U.S. Senator Edward Markey toured Downtown New Bedford Wednesday with Mayor Jon Mitchell and discussed challenges the city is facing.

The Senator said the major talking point was a focus on wind energy and having New Bedford become a major producer of wind power...

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Getty Images

Fishing Rules Investigation Underway

The first stage of an investigation into how the federal government makes fishing rules has found flaws in record-keeping and financial disclosure by fishery managers.

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