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A Question For South Coast Rail [Poll Question]

Many residents around the South Coast have been waiting for commuter rail. The Transit System's $5.5 billion debt, aging equipment and huge maintenance needs, plus a present construction cost of $2

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How Dead Is Cape Wind?

Earlier this week, the Mass. Clean Energy Center and Cape Wind mutually agreed to terminate a lease agreement at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

If the project ever got off the ground, Cape Wind would have used the terminal as a sta

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Basement Fire On Coggeshall Street

The basement of a multifamily home in New Bedford suffered extensive damage following a Thursday morning fire.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Fire On Coggeshall Street

New Bedford firefighters were called to a Coggeshall Street home following a Thursday morning fire. 

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Foxwoods Signs Letter Of Intent To Operate Proposed New Bedford Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino has signed a letter of intent to join with developer KG Urban Enterprises to operate a casino on New Bedford's waterfront.

KG Urban is eyeing the former Cannon Street Power Station as the site for a waterfront casino

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Camden Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Re-Vitalize Community
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Apparently District Court Is More Fun With Heroin

The Darwin Awards are a tongue-in-cheek honor recognizing the stupidity in some individuals. Enter 19 year old Dominick Alves of County St., New Bedford, who was arrested when he brought $1,000 worth of heroin to New Bedford District Court this week. Here's

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Amidst Snow and Potholes, The New Bedford Half Marathon Must Go On

The New Bedford Half Marathon is still a go.

Despite the record-breaking snowfall and diminished road conditions, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the race is going to take place as scheduled on Sunday, March 15

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You Won’t Believe Where This Suspected Bank Robber Used To Work

On Wednesday, Jesse James Hamel was caught after allegedly robbing the New Bedford Credit Union on Purchase Street in New Bedford.

But you won't believe what this guy used to do for a living.

According to his Facebook pr

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New Bedford Police

Donation Jar Thief Turns Herself In

One of the women involved in the theft of a donation jar at a local liquor store is under arrest.

New Bedford Police say 32-year-old Veronica Mello of New Bedford turned herself in at the downtown s

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New Bedford Police

Arrest Made In New Bedford Credit Union Robbery

An arrest has been made in the New Bedford Credit Union robbery that took place Tuesday morning.

New Bedford Police say the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Jesse James Hamel of New Bedford, was taken into custordy before noon at a home near the intersection of North and Foster Streets

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