Marion Defense Company's Closing a Loss for SouthCoast [OPINION]
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is pulling out of Marion next year, with 400 fewer high-paying jobs and millions less circulating in the local economy.
New Bedford City Council Flexes Political Muscles [OPINION]
Members of the New Bedford City Council are outraged with Mayor Jon Mitchell and his positions on public safety. Recent fires and shootings are motivating them.
New Bedford City Councilor Ian Abreu’s Growing Warchest [OPINION]
Nobody in New Bedford is raising money as fast as City Councilor Ian Abreu these days. Abreu is known for his constituent service and rapid response.
Fairhaven Animal Abuser Must Be Tracked Down [OPINION]
A horrible crime has been committed against an animal in Fairhaven. An illegal steel trap was used to torture a coyote and led to its death.
Fairhaven Recreational Cannabis Store Flawlessly Opens [OPINION]
Massachusetts voters legalized adult use of marijuana and a retail market to supply those consumers in 2016. The rollout has been slow and COVID-19 didn't help.
Fairhaven Cat Helpless Against Hungry Hawk [OPINION]
Fairhaven has lots of wildlife living alongside its people and pets. They don't always live together in harmony, as this story proves.
New Bedford's Growing Issues, Candidates for Election [OPINION]
It is election season in many Massachusetts cities and towns. The smart candidates have started early because COVID-19 is making retail politics more difficult.