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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…
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. Chasse tells WBSM's Tim Weisberg, local lawmakers have done a great job to get the project where it is, but th…
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.
SouthCoast Rail Project Manager Jean Fox tells WBSM's Barry Richard if approved, the fundi…
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.
The New Bedford Democrat admits though, he was getting anxious while waiting for the Governor to unveil…
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. The new headquarters could employ as many as 800 people. Communities around here, with beautiful housing at affordable prices, stand to do well...
Transportation Priorities To Be Discussed In Fall River
"Capitol Conversations" is a series of meetings sponsored by the State Dept. of Transportation, to identify transportation priorities around the Commonwealth.
The meeting in this part of the state is Tuesday night in Fall River. Southcoast Rail Project Manager Jean Fox says the meet…

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