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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Board of Selectmen hold meeting at West Island Community Center
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Board of Selectmen hold meeting at West Island Community Center

Fairhaven Plans For Hurricane Season

Fairhaven is planning for the worst this hurricane season.

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Mattapoisett Harbor
Mattapoisett Harbor

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

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Weston Observatory
Weston Observatory

UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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missingpersonsofamerica.com
missingpersonsofamerica.com

Body of Dana Dourdeville Found

The 12 day search for Dana Dourdeville has been called off after a body was found washed ashore earlier today in Falmouth, Ma.

A source close to the Dourdeville family,Old Rochester Athletic Director Bill Tilden, confirms the body has been identified as 21-year-old Dana Dourdeville of Marion

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Sonar Search Fails to Find Any Sign of Missing Kayaker

Another search using underwater sonar equipment has failed to turn up any sign of 21-year-old Marion resident Dana Dourdeville, who has been missing since going duck hunting off West Island in Fairhaven on New Year's Eve

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TSM
TSM

Dourdeville Search Takes to Air and Sea

The search continued in waters off Fairhaven Wednesday for a missing Brown University student from Marion, who failed to return home from a duck hunting trip on December 31st. WBSM's Taylor Cormier climbed aboard an aircraft to get an airborne view of the search

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TSM - Friends search for signs of Dourdeville at Town Beach, Fairhaven.
TSM - Friends search for signs of Dourdeville at Town Beach, Fairhaven.

Friends Continue Search in Fairhaven for Missing Duck Hunter

The search continues for a Marion man who disappeared while duck hunting in Fairhaven earlier this week.

Several friends of 21-year-old Dana Dourdeville scoured Town Beach on West Island Friday, searching for any sign of the Brown University student

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Photo from Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Photo from Fairhaven Fire Dept.

Update: Search For Missing Marion Man Is Suspended

Update:  The search for a missing Marion kyacker has been suspended. Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza released a statement Wednesday saying there were no new developments following a full day of searching the waters off West Island and Little Bay on Wednesday

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tug44.org
tug44.org

Barge Sideswipes Tugboat in Cape Cod Canal

The Coast Guard and other responders came to the aid of a New York bound barge late Tuesday night.

The 410-foot barge Alexander was being towed through the Cape Cod Canal by the 112-foot tugboat Doris Moran when the tug lost power before midnight

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Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection, flickr
Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection, flickr

Fairhaven Teens Lucky To Alive After Boat Accident

Three teenagers are lucky to be alive after their 17 foot power boat capsized late Sunday morning off North Cove on West Island in Fairhaven.

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