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New Bedford Embraces History With New Abolition Row Park
NEW BEDFORD — A vacant lot that once housed two historic homes in New Bedford's Abolition Row neighborhood is springing back to life with new purpose.
The City of New Bedford and the New Bedford Historical Society are creating Abolition Row Park on the site, located at the corner of Sevent…
Joseph Abboud Unveils Completed Rooftop Solar Project
Under the driving rain and blustery winds, the Joseph Abboud banner blew back and rolled itself up, revealing the original sign for the building's first occupant in 1909, the Nashawena Spinning Mill.
It was as if the past was making sure it wasn't forgotten, history demanding to be remember…
Fairhaven’s Historic Bell To Join Town Events
The Paul Revere Bell tour could be coming to a parade near you.
At Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting, the Fairhaven Bell Committee was approved to build a cradle for the 2-century-old bell, allowing it to safely appear in town events, like parades, until it gets a permanent home...
Rogers School Possibilities Narrowing Down
The Rogers School consulting group continues their work narrowing down the possibilities for the historic Fairhaven building's future.
At Thursday's meeting at town hall, consulting group Kirk and Company spoke about how town demographics along with certain tax credits could affect the…
Stratford Group Requests Town Funding For Oxford Project
Fairhaven officials say they were surprised when the Oxford school's development group recently asked for town funding, and even more surprised when they saw for how much.
During Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, officials discussed the Stratford Group's $325,000 Community Preservat…
Fairhaven Residents Sound Off On The Rogers School’s Future
Fairhaven residents packed into the town hall auditorium Tuesday night to talk about the Rogers School.
A number of town officials along with members of the consulting firm hired to analyze the property, Kirk and Company, took suggestions from the crowd and answered questions...
Massachusetts Senate Passes Landmark Transgender Bill
BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.
The Senate passed the bill with a 33-4 vote Thursday.
Democratic Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz said it's past time for Massachusetts to stay true to its history as a civil…

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