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Neighbors Hope To See Changes From Fairhaven Business

Fairhaven residents with ongoing noise complaints near West Island are hoping to see changes soon.

On Monday, the Board of Selectmen held a hearing for Earl's Marina/Down the Hatch, where neighbors say live music plays too loud and too late at night

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Mayor Mitchell Fills 10,000th Pothole

On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell held a press conference on Worcester Street in the north end to fill the city's 10,000th pothole.

After commending the Department of Public Works for their efforts, Mitchell helped fill the milestone pothole

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Warm Sendoff For Samantha Johnson Before ‘America’s Got Talent’ Appearance

New Bedford pride was out in force at Friday's sendoff for Samantha Johnson at Pier 3 on the waterfront.

The New Bedford native is set to sing at New York City's Radio City Music Hall for the next round of 'America's Got Talent' on Tuesday

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Save Our Sidewalks: Fairhaven’s Controversial Sidewalk Project

Fairhaven's Rogers and Oxford schools aren't the only historic structures in danger according to some town residents.

A group spoke out against altering the red brick sidewalk surrounding Town Hall and th

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Two replica handguns./ Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Andrade Seeks Buyback Program For Toy And Replica Guns

A community activist in New Bedford has asked community leaders to consider creating a toy and replica gun buyback program in the city.

During a recent interview on WBSM's Brian Thomas Show, John Andrade said many toy guns, starter pistols, and BB guns look like the real thing, and can lead to confrontations with police sometimes with tragic consequences

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LIEB Architects

Major Renovations Likely For Dartmouth Police Station

After months of waiting, Dartmouth could have a plan for a permanent police station.

On Monday, the Police Building Committee presented options to the Select Board, including changing locations with a new building

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Oxford/Rogers Schools Hoping To Get More Offers With New RFP

Fairhaven's historic Rogers and Oxford schools are still looking for new owners, but changes to proposal requirements could change that.

The Board of Selectmen spent over 2 hours on Wednesday night modifying the Request For Proposals draft, hoping to attract more bids on the properties

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Fairhaven To Partake In Casino Impact Report

With the casino in New Bedford approved, surrounding communities are starting to wonder how they'll be effected.

That's why on Monday, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to conduct an "impact report" by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission

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Jon Faria/ TSM

The Whaling Museum Celebrates Cape Verdean Recognition Week

With the 40th anniversary of Cape Verde's independence from Portugal coming up this July 5th, the New Bedford Whaling Museum held a presentation to commemorate the day on Tuesday.

The presentation featured Julius Britto, an American-born Cape Verdean

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Manuel Branco, Longtime Dartmouth DPW Member Retiring

After more than 40 years with the Dartmouth Department of Public Works, Manuel Branco will leave his position on the board.

Branco began working with the DPW in 1972 as a consultant. He joined the department a year later as an engineer, and later became director

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