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Fire in Acushnet Stifles Gifts to Give Operation
An early morning fire has crippled operations at a building that houses a charitable organization and a Standard Times facility.
Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher tells WBSM News a transformer in a small freestanding structure at 1 Titleist Drive off of Slocum Street caught fire, burning the small …
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...
Wareham Man Back Home Recovering After NC Shark Attack
A Wareham man attacked by a shark earlier this month in North Carolina has been released from the hospital.
Andrew Costello, a former editor of the Boston Herald and The Standard Times, suffered wounds to his rib cage, lower leg, hip and hands as he tried fighting off the shark in the waters of North…
New Bedford Newlywed’s Lost Ring Returns!
The Standard Times had a heartwarming story this morning. A New Bedford man lost his NEW wedding ring the day before Valentine's Day. Now that the snow has melted, a Middleboro man has returned his precious treasure to him!
Timothy, 32, and Ashley Abdow were married in October of last year...
Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger To Step Down
The Standard-Times is saying goodbye to its editor at the end of the year.
Effective January 1, Editor and Associate Publisher of the Standard-Times Bob Unger is stepping down from the paper.
In a letter to employees, President and Publisher of the SouthCoast Media Group Peter Meyer says Unger "s…
Snapshot: Peter Pereira
He shoots first and asks questions later.
Award-winning photojournalist and staff photographer for The Standard Times, Peter Pereira has told countless stories as they appeared through his camera's lens. Pereira was a guest on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" Friday, discussing his l…

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