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Fairhaven’s Historic Bell To Join Town Events
The Paul Revere Bell tour could be coming to a parade near you.
At Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting, the Fairhaven Bell Committee was approved to build a cradle for the 2-century-old bell, allowing it to safely appear in town events, like parades, until it gets a permanent home...
Fairhaven Officials Trying To Save Kmart
Fairhaven officials are trying a last-ditch effort to keep the local Kmart from closing.
At last night's meeting, the Board of Selectmen read a letter sent to Kmart's parent company, Sears Holdings, hoping to convince the company to keep Kmart in Fairhaven...
Rogers School Possibilities Narrowing Down
The Rogers School consulting group continues their work narrowing down the possibilities for the historic Fairhaven building's future.
At Thursday's meeting at town hall, consulting group Kirk and Company spoke about how town demographics along with certain tax credits could affect the…
Stratford Group Requests Town Funding For Oxford Project
Fairhaven officials say they were surprised when the Oxford school's development group recently asked for town funding, and even more surprised when they saw for how much.
During Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, officials discussed the Stratford Group's $325,000 Community Preservat…
BLM Banner Waves At University Of Massachusetts At Dartmouth
Black Lives Matter has been officially endorsed by the taxpayers of Massachusetts with the hoisting of their flag on the University's main flag pole at the entrance, endorsed by the interim chancellor of UMD Peyton Randolph Helm. What started out as a justifiably angry response to a glut of lethal a…
UMD Owes Police An Apology Over BLM Flag Flap – Barry Richard
 
The University of Massachusetts owes police officers, including it's own police force, an apology for flying a “Black Lives Matter” flag at it's Dartmouth campus.
Interim Chancellor Randy Helm says the school does not endorse all of BLM's views, which include killing cops, but says he hopes flying t…
Barry on Marijuana in New Bedford
The New Bedford City Council discussed a recent agreement between the Mitchell Administration and a company that is looking to locate a marijuana grow facility at the city's business park. Is this really a good idea? WBSM's Barry Richard isn't so sure...
Fairhaven Tax Rates Go Down, Property Values Go Up
Fairhaven residents and business owners will be paying more total property taxes in 2017, and that's a good sign officials say.
At Monday's meeting, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to lower the tax rate by 14 cents per $1,000 valuation for residential properties, and dropped commerci…

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