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2014 Top Stories – Fairhaven Jesus
He seemed to appear out of nowhere, and started what some may call a "mini-revival" in Greater New Bedford. Malvin "Mel" Larsen, dubbed "Fairhaven Jesus" by those who saw him along the Route 6 corridor, was very visible in the summer months of 2014, making it a point to…
WBSM Newscast February 20, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- Accident on Rt. 195 westbound was proven fatal
- House fire in Fairhaven broke out late Tuesday night. No one was harmed
-  New Bedford School Comittee has revealed that the school is facing a $3 million deficit...
WBSM Newscast February 13, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- Emotional evening in Fairhaven has the planning board heard about changes to the wind turbines
- Bids for construction of a $100 million Marine commerce terminal in New Bedford will be heard on Friday
- Snow clean up continues around the Southcoast, as more snow is on the way
WBSM Newscast February 12, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell closed school again on Tuesday because of his concern with the safety of children walking to school
- Congressman Bill Keating slammed NSTAR for not providing more information to their customers
- A lot of visitors to the Southcoast hospitals over the …
WBSM Newscast February 7, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- New Bedford is getting ready for the big storm, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City getting set to battle the blizzard
- Another layoff at Niche Manufacturing in New Bedford
- Home Depot is kicking off a Nation Wide hiring process, including right here on the Southcoast
WBSM Newscast January 6, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- PharmaHealth pharmacy in New Bedford is one of the 11 pharmacies in Massachusetts that have been shut down
- Discussion on Tuesday to talk about the reconstruction plan at New Bedford airport
- Massachusetts man has been sentenced to Life in Prison in Maine after murdering his girlf…
WBSM Newscast February 5, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- 72 year old woman being treated at a Rhode Island hospital after jumping out of a second story window in New Bedford
- Phase two of the Rt. 18 improvement project is moving forward. Mass DOT is reviewing possible plans
- New Bedford based fishing vessel's crew was unable to res…
WBSM Newscast February 4, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- One man is injured after an altercation at a birthday party
- A meeting between Fairhaven Selectmen is taking place tonight, facing a full agenda
- Despite cold temperatures, many showed up to pay tribute and remember Baby Ariel at New Bedford Buttonwood Park
WBSM Newscast Morning February 1, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- State police investigating a wrong way accident, that sent multiple people to the hospital.
- Many people are lining up in favor of innovation schools in New Bedford
- Massachusetts' Mayors are pushing for 'commonsense' gun control
WBSM Newscast Morning January 29, 2013
WBSM Top Stories:
- Freezing rain on Monday night caused many accidents, and parts of some roads to be closed.
- Panic set in at fuel assistance offices due t the freezing temperatures.
- Parts of Williams St. in Downtown New Bedford will be closed for a few days for maintenance work

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