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Police Issue Warnings Across Southcoast About Man Living In School Bus

Several Massachusetts communities have been visited by what some are calling the "sex offender school bus" and police are warning area residents to be wary of the driver.

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Veterans Day American Flag/ TSM

Fairhaven Man Recieves Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year Award

A Vietnam War veteran from Fairhaven has been named the Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year.

Gerry Payette received the award Friday night at the Century House in Acushnet. Payette has coordinated the Letter Carrier Food Drive in Fairhaven for 20 years, and is the primary fundraiser for Sheperd's Pantry

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Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Welcome To New England!

November 2nd feels a little early for a chilly, wet snow to be falling, but if you slept a little late on Sunday, you were greeted by wind-blowing snow when you looked out your window.  At first I thought, "this won't stick

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Early Work Begins Along South Coast Rail Route

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has been given the green light to award an $18 million contract for early work on South Coast Rail.

The contract with LM Heavy Civil Construction will improve five grade crossings along the South Coast Rail corridor, including one in Taunton, one in New Bedford, and three in Freetown

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UMD/gettyimage

South Coast Set For Coakley/Baker Debate

The top candidates for the governor's office in Massachusetts will spend an hour debating each other on the South Coast Friday afternoon.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Keating Hosts Roundtable on Substance Abuse

Heroin and opioid abuse has maintained a steady increase over the past several years, bringing the number of those looking for treatment to record highs. Now community leaders are looking to educate the public and their political representatives on how they can make a difference

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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Stresses Importance of Marine Commerce Terminal’s Original Name

Call it David vs. Goliath.

State Senator Mark Montigny says the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has heard the pleas from New Bedford, and is restoring the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating Voices Support for New Bedford-Named Project

A federal delegate is also letting Governor Deval Patrick know how he feels about the impromptu name change of a New Bedford project.

Congressman William Keating has drafted a letter to the governor, saying the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal should remain unchanged

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