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City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries

A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen

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Mattapoisett Harbor

Boater Rescued In Waters Off Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett Police and the town Harbormaster team up to pull a man from the water after his small boat sank.

Police say the incident happened just after 4pm Monday afternoon, in waters between West Island and Mattapoisett

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Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing

Another Shooting In New Bedford

New Bedford Bolice have confirmed officers have responded to a crime scene on Malden Street in the Brickenwood Housing develpment.

According to Det. Capt. Steve Vicente, officers have located a man who suffered a gunshot wound to the lower foot-ankle area

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Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

What’s Next For Casino Gambling In Massachusetts

With the western region settled, state gambling regulators turn their full attention to the two remaining casino licenses in the eastern and southeastern regions.

This month, the two competing proposals for the eastern license will be aired at public hearings in their respective communities

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Getty Images

State Police Chase Ends In New Bedford

Massachusetts State Police say they arrested a 35-year-old Cape Cod man after an hour-long chase from Mashpee to New Bedford.

Officials say Earl Cash III of Yarmouth fled from Mashpee police Saturday night when they tried to stop him for driving a stolen SUV

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Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images
Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images

City On A Hill Charter School Picks New Bedford Location

The City on a Hill Charter School has finally announced where its New Bedford school will be located.

Officials have signed a five-year lease for a building at 384 Acushnet Avenue, where Artworks was formerly housed

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Ward 4 Councilor Dana Rebeiro | Twitter
Ward 4 Councilor Dana Rebeiro | Twitter

Rebeiro’s Absence From Meeting Prompts Response From Councilors

Ward 4 City Councilor Dana Rebeiro's absence from Thursday night's meeting drew a sharp response from her fellow councilors.

At-Large Councilor Linda Morad repeatedly insisted that almost all items on the agenda receive a full roll-call vote, highlighting Rebeiro's absence every time her name was called

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Mayor Jon Mitchell
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Mitchell Supports A Casino Referendum In November

Mayor Jon Mitchell is pushing for a casino referendum on the November ballot.  The Mayor also favors moving the deadline for applications for a Southeastern Mass. casino to sometime after the November state election

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We’re In Good Hands On The Southcoast

I realized the other night just how lucky we are.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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