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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayflower II Visits New Bedford Harbor

It was brief and under the cover of some heavy fog, but the Mayflower II stopped by New Bedford Harbor Tuesday night on her way back to Plymouth.

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Photo from NOAA
Photo from NOAA

City Council Appoints Harbormaster After Some Debate

The City Council appointed a Cape Cod native as the city's first harbormaster since 2012 with an 8-3 vote Thursday night.

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Photo from NOAA

EPA Changes Plan For New Bedford Harbor Cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency is changing its plans to dispose of contaminated sediment from New Bedford's harbor cleanup along the shoreline.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.

2014 Top Stories – Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford Harbor

New Bedford saw the Charles W. Morgan docked in the harbor for the first time in 80 years this summer. For over a week, thousands flocked to take a tour of the oldest surviving whaling ship and learn about its rich history. -Greg Desrosiers

 

After nearly 80 years of waiting, the oldest surviving whaling ship is back in New Bedford.

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

City Council Wants Police Department to Take Over Harbormaster Duties [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council would like to see harbormaster duties placed in the hands of the police department.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

EPA Informational Meeting Still Leaves Some Questions Unanswered

The EPA held a public meeting in Fairhaven Wednesday night, but many who attended left with unanswered questions.

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Fairhaven Residents Clash With EPA Over Cad Cell

The Environmental Protection Administration is moving ahead with construction of a containment area or cad cell just 200 yards off the shoreline of Fairhaven.

The cad cell will hold contaminated sediment from the harbor, including PCB's

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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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Photo from NOAA
Photo from NOAA

EPA Administrator Steers Clear Of Harbor Questions

Questions around the New Bedford Harbor clean up are still unanswered.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor

According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.

On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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