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Fairhaven’s Default Speed Limit Going Down?
FAIRHAVEN - Drivers around Fairhaven should double check their speedometers after Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting.
The board spoke with Fairhaven Police Chief Michael Myers about reducing the town's statutory speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph...
Family Magic Show in Fairhaven
The West Island Improvement Association is hosting a magic show for local families! Watch Matt Roberts perform amazing tricks at 41 Causeway Rd West Island on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7 pm.
This is a fundraiser for the West Island Improvement Association...
Sailboat Washes Ashore on Fairhaven’s West Island
Fairhaven Harbormaster Tim Cox is scratching his head after a sailboat was found washed ashore on West Island.
The sailboat was discovered Wednesday by a resident walking on the beach behind the island's state reservation.
Cox says the 25-foot boat likely drifted over from Falmouth after breaking…
Fishing Pier Project On West Island Scrapped For Now
There won't be any fishing piers off of West Island's causeway, and many Fairhaven residents are happy to hear it.
After hearing opposition from locals on Monday, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to withdraw their support for the state-run project to build fishing piers on both sides …
Fairhaven Police Investigating Beach Fee Scam on West Island
Beach-goers beware. Fairhaven Police say they've received at least one report of a woman trying to scam people out of money by pretending to collect beach fees.
Fairhaven Police Sergeant Kevin Kobza says a report filed with police Monday alleges a middle-aged woman attempted to charge beach-goer…
Boater Rescued In Waters Off Mattapoisett
Mattapoisett Police and the town Harbormaster team up to pull a man from the water after his small boat sank.
Police say the incident happened just after 4pm Monday afternoon, in waters between West Island and Mattapoisett.
Police say the man was from New Bedford...

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