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Searching For Ye Oldest Tavern Locally
I was reading a Boston Globe article about three different establishments laying claim to being the oldest bar in Boston, and it got me thinking about the same question on the South Coast.
After all, in an area where the Quakers had a stronghold, it would be interesting to find out if Abe Lincoln, Na…
Fugitive from Alabama Arrested in Dartmouth Motel
A Florida man is arrested in a Dartmouth motel.
Dartmouth Police Spokesman Detective Kyle Costa says 44-year-old George Bryan Smelcer of Panama City, Florida, was arrested at the Moby Dick Motel on Route 6 Thursday morning for outstanding warants associated with sex and drug crimes out of Alabama...
In The Heart Of The Sea
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is proud to locally premiere what promises to be a great motion picture, In The Heart Of The Sea. In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the Nantucket Whaleship Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size …
Chapter Closes On 19th Moby Dick Marathon In New Bedford
An historic claim to fame for New Bedford was relived over the weekend through the Moby Dick Marathon.
The epic novel by Herman Melville endured it's 19th annual readthrough at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, with readers like City Councilor Joseph Lopes trudging through nearly 25 hours of text.…
Annual Moby Dick Reading in New Bedford
The annual tradition continues, it's the annual  Moby-Dick Marathon at New Bedford Whaling Museum.  Every year readers and fans gather to take part in the annual tradition of reading this epic.