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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Local Chambers of Commerce Welcome Lt. Gov. Polito to Annual Luncheon

The Fall River Area and New Bedford Area Chambers of Commerce invited Lt. Governor Karyn Polito to speak at their annual Legislative Luncheon at Rachel's Lakeside in Dartmouth Thursday. 

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Ian Abreu/Facebook
Ian Abreu/Facebook

Abreu To Propose Motion Supporting Middleboro Route

New Bedford City Councillor-At-Large Ian Abreu plans to introduce a motion during the City Council's next meeting on Thursday that would demonstrate the Council's support for a Middleboro Route on Southcoast rail.

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Credit: malegislature.gov
Credit: malegislature.gov

Haddad Shows Support For Middleboro Route

House Speaker pro Tempore Patricia Haddad is giving her support to a Southcoast Rail route going through Middleboro.

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Getty Images

Local Leaders Give Thoughts On Middleboro Route

Local leaders are reacting after state officials gave a presentation on Monday regarding the costs of a proposed Southcoast Rail route going through Stoughton.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

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 alternative...

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The Southcoast Rail Project received funding under the Governor's plan / Jim Phillips TSM
The Southcoast Rail Project received funding under the Governor's plan / Jim Phillips TSM

MassDOT Board Approves Money For Southcoast Rail

Hopes for Southcoast Rail are being kept alive after the MassDOT Board of Directors approved a final Capital Investment Plan on Monday which included $148 million for the rail project.

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Business Group Bullish On Southcoast Rail

A Southcoast realtor still thinks commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River can happen.

Paul Chasse heads a coalition of businesspeople supporting the Southcoast Rail Project...

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

SouthCoast Rail Up for Nearly $150M in State Funding

The SouthCoast Rail project is still alive.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is proposing $148 million in funding for the project over the next five years, with a final vote to be taken next month...

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The Southcoast Rail Project received funding under the Governor's plan / Jim Phillips TSM
The Southcoast Rail Project received funding under the Governor's plan / Jim Phillips TSM

Montigny Applauds Governor’s Transportation Plan

Governor Baker is directing more than $200 million for transportation projects in Southeastern Massachusetts over the next five years, and State Senator Mark Montigny couldn't be more pleased...

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WCVB Channel 5 Boston via YouTube
WCVB Channel 5 Boston via YouTube

GE Moving Nearby [VIDEO]

The planned announcement tomorrow that General Electric Co. is moving its global headquarters to Boston will have a positive impact on the South Coast...

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