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Photo By Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images
Photo By Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Area Residents To Celebrate Easter At Annual Sunrise Service

Hundreds of worshippers will turn out Sunday morning for the annual Easter Ecumenical Sunrise Service at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven, a tradition that's been ongoing for 77 years.  .

It's organized by the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford, and Executive Minister David Lima says he's amazed by the crowd every year

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2015 Polar Plunge / Jim Phillips / TSM
2015 Polar Plunge / Jim Phillips / TSM

Cold And Wind Fails To Halt Fairhaven’s Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven attracted more than 300 participants this year despite bitter cold and wind.

Hundreds lined up at the water's edge just before 10am, with Fairhaven's Allen Days providing a count-down

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Buzzards Bay Coalition Holds Annual Fundraiser In New Bedford Harbor

Twenty one years ago less than two dozen people showed up to the first Swim Buzzards Bay event.

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Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven
Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven

More Photos Of Charles W. Morgan

WBSM listeners were kind enough to send us more photos of the Charles W Morgan making its way to New Bedford. Here's one from Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven who took this shot from Fort Phoenix just as the ship cleared the Hurricane Barrier

This next photo shows the Morgan in the outer harbor, near Butler Flats Lighthouse

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Photo - Mass. DCR
Photo - Mass. DCR

Woman Attacked And Robbed At Fort Phoenix

A 26 year old woman told Police she was attacked and robbed Monday night in a parking lot at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven. 

According to Police, the woman said she was returning to her car after a jog, when she was approached by a man who grabbed her arm-band  Ipod and took it

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300 Take Part In Buzzards Bay Swim

The 20th annual Buzzards Bay Swim attracted more than 300 swimmers and raised thousands of dollars for the Buzzards Bay Coalition . 

Swimmers jumped in the water Saturday at Davey's Locker in New Bedford, and swam a mile and a quarter to the shores of Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven

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Hundreds Participate in Fairhaven’s Polar Plunge

This year's Polar Plunge at the snow-covered Fort Phoenix Beach welcomed about 250 happy "plungers".

The participants lined the beach and ran into the ocean on New Year's Day, continuing a 13-year-old tradition in the town

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