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Name-Change of South Terminal Causes City vs. State Dispute

Since the conception of the project, numerous city leaders say the construction in South Terminal has been known as the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

But in a release from the state this week, the development has been referred to as the Massachusetts and the Southcoast Marine Commerce Terminal, omitting New Bedford

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Massachusetts State Police

Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Absentee Ballots Available At City Hall

The Massachusetts State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and the New Bedford Elections Commission has announced that absentee ballots for this election are now available through the Elections Office at New Bedford City Hall.

Any registere

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State Warns Of Telephone Tax Scam

State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers.

The state attorney's general's office says it has received several complaints about the scam

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$78.5 Million Earmarked For New Bedford In Pending Bond Bill

A number of New Bedford's headliner projects would see improvements under a $1.6 billion Environmental Bond bill just passed in a house committee.

Representative Antonio Cabral, Chairman of the Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, says the bill now goes from his committee to the house Ways and Means Committee, with $78

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Panel Finalizes Recommendations To Ease Drug Abuse

A state panel charged with finding ways to address Massachusetts' drug abuse epidemic is set to finalize its recommendations for Gov. Deval Patrick this week.

The 36-member Opiate Task Force is charged with recommending how to spend $20 million the governor has designated to improve addiction treatment and recovery services statewide

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Autopsy On Dead Baby Scheduled, Police Searching For Mother

The investigation continues into the death and disposal of a newborn baby outside of a County Street home.

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Bristol County D

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Mattapoisett Chowder House Reopening Today

The Mattapoisett Chowder House has reopened.

A sign posted Tuesday on the front of the Route 6 seafood restaurant said the state Department of Revenue had seized the business for non-payment of taxes

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Popular Seafood Restaurant Closed By State

A popular Route Six seafood restaurant has closed at least for a few days, perhaps longer.

An official document posted on the front door of the Mattapoisett Chowder House says the restaurant has been seized for non-payment of taxes

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Report: State Workers Face Injuries On The Job

Associated Press - About 3,000 state employees experienced job-related injuries from 2010 to 2012 serious enough to require time off, while four workers lost their lives.

That's one of the findings of a special advisory committee charged with gauging workplace risks and dangers for public employees in Massachusetts

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