Originally from the greater Boston area, I graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in archaeology before diving into journalism at various media outlets in Vietnam. After completing a master's in journalism at NUI Galway in Ireland, I worked for the Connacht Tribune and Galway Daily. In 2019 I moved to the South Coast as a reporter — and later editor — of the Dartmouth Week. Now I am a news reporter for 1420 WBSM.
New Bedford City Councilor, Chamber CEO Weigh in on Ballot Question Veto
New Bedford City Councilor at Large Shane Burgo and One SouthCoast Chamber CEO Rick Kidder are weighing in on a public dispute between Mayor Jon Mitchell and the city council over three ballot questions.
New Bedford Man Gets Jail Time for Molesting Girlfriend’s Granddaughter
A New Bedford man was sentenced to serve one and a half years in jail after he was convicted of molesting his girlfriend's pre-teen granddaughter.
New Bedford Police Investigate Shots Fired, Gas Station Robbery
New Bedford police are investigating two separate incidents in the city's North End over the weekend: a shots fired incident, and a gas station robbery.
Massachusetts Flying Squirrel Makes Miraculous Recovery After Foam Accident
A flying squirrel from Cape Cod has been given a new lease on life after he was accidentally caught in an insulating foam mishap earlier this week.
New Bedford Company Fined by EPA After Massive Ammonia Spill
A New Bedford cold storage company has paid nearly $200,000 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle claims that it violated federal safety laws relating to handling hazardous chemicals — namely, ammonia.
MassDOT ‘Actively Engaging’ With DATTCO on SouthCoast Bus Route
After the SouthCoast legislative delegation expressed concerns over the permanent closure of the only direct New Bedford - Boston bus route, state transportation officials say they're working on a stopgap solution.
Fall River Man Sentenced for Assault, Violating Restraining Order
A Fall River man who assaulted the mother of his children despite a restraining order against him will serve jail time for the offense, after he was convicted on Tuesday.
Hilarious Bad Reviews of Fairhaven’s Fort Phoenix
Well, you can't please everyone — and never has that been more evident than when reading the one- and two-star reviews of one of the SouthCoast's most beautiful sites: Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven.
New Bedford Schools Superintendent Accepts Connecticut Job
New Bedford Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Anderson is, in fact, moving on — he was named Wednesday as the new Superintendent of Schools in East Hartford, Connecticut.
MassDOT to Hold Hearing on Dartmouth Road Improvement Project
The most dangerous intersection in Dartmouth is one step closer to finally getting a much-discussed improvement, as state transportation officials are holding a public hearing to unveil the project design.