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My South Coast Christmas Wishes; God Bless Us, Everyone
May the panhandlers on our streets find proper health care and appropriate medications. May the ones who are mentally and physically able to work, seek and find suitable employment. For those who find none of the above; may you find generosity found in the many services in place thanks to both taxpa…
Chamber Name Change: Who Gives A Rat’s…?
Let's be serious. How many Greater New Bedford or New Bedford area residents, give a flying hoot if the local chamber of commerce changes its name? Wow, I can hear a pin drop, or was that two pins! One Standard Times editorial writer thinks the time has come...
Pittman: MA Pols Condemn Electricity Rate Payers To Higher Rates
Wind power is costly to construct, maintain and is not very competitive. European nations have heavily invested and many are coming to see that they've backed the wrong horse. While solar and hydro power's technology seem to be progressing in the right direction, wind power tech breakthrou…
Gov. Baker Supports Middleboro Route for South Coast Rail
BOSTON (AP) _ Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is suggesting an alternative route for commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River as the projected price tag for the original project surges.
The estimated cost for the long-awaited South Coast rail project grew on Monday, from more than $2...
Lang Encouraged by Potential Southcoast Rail Route Change
A Southcoast Rail Task Force meeting is being set aside until after a MassDOT Board of Directors meeting on Monday. That's when several sources tell WBSM News the Board will abandon plans for the $2+ billion Stoughton route and turn their focus to the much more affordable Lakeville/Middleboro a…
Malasadas Madness Round 1
The NCAA March Madness tournament is in full swing and delivering excitement and surprises.
While there are plenty of basketball fans here on the SouthCoast, there's something even bigger that everyone loves: Portuguese food!
Beginning with 16 well-known local restaurants, it's up to you to …

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