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Workshop For 2nd Round of Fishing Disaster Relief Being Held in New Bedford

The Division of Marine Fisheries is holding a workshop in New Bedford Friday for shoreside businesses that have felt the impact of the fishing disaster.

Eligible fishing crew members, lumpers, and longshoremen are invited to attend the workshop, and fill out applications for Phase Two Groundfish Disaster Economic Assistance

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

US Coast Guard Arrives To Clear Ice In Harbor

The city of New Bedford is getting some help from the US Coast Guard to break up some ice in the harbor.

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Input Sought On Fisheries Plan

The New England Fisheries Management Council is requesting input on a plan for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office.

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Regulators Considering More Cod Restrictions

Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.

The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday

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Mayor: Baker’s New Bedford Story is ‘Far-Fetched’

Charlie Baker's story of a New Bedford fisherman he met while on the campaign trail is raising eyebrows on the South Coast.

Baker's says the story of the mountain of a man who told his sons to work as fishermen instead of taking athletic scholarships actually occurred du

Greg Desrosiers/TSM
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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Cod Fishing Restrictions Up For Vote This Week

Federal regulators will consider emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery this week.

The New England Fishery Management Council will consider the restrictions at its meeting in Hyannis, Massachusetts this week

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Working Waterfront Festival Takes Over New Bedford Harbor

Thousands of people are flocking to New Bedford Harbor this weekend to enjoy the annual Working Waterfront Festival.

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TSM

Applications Still Available For Fishing Disaster Relief Funds

Emergency relief funding is still available for fishermen and those adversely affected by the downturn of the fishing industry.

The application process to claim hardship and receive funding has been open for about a month, but Verna Kendall of the Massachusetts Fishing Partnership says there's no way of knowing if all eligible individuals have applied for relief

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Watch a Fish Eat This Shark — In One Giant Bite [VIDEO]

Here's survival of the fittest in action.

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