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First Modular Units Arrive
First Modular Units Arrive
There's some good news for the Dartmouth Police Department. The first four modular units have arrived for their new police station. Delivery of at least another four units are expected sometime this week. The Police Department is currently working out of trailers in the parking lot, after crews found bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease in the water pipes of their police station off Russell's
Beaches Reopened
Beaches Reopened
New Bedford's South End beaches have all reopened to swimmers. The beaches were closed over the weekend because of high bacteria levels following Friday's heavy rains. Water quality tests taken Monday have shown bacteria levels do not pose health hazards to swimmers...
New Bedford Beach Closures
New Bedford Beach Closures
The New Bedford Health Department  says East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard, as well as the beach inside Fort Taber Park are closed to swimming today. Officials say rainfall over the weekend has increased the threat of elevated bacteria levels and the closures were made to protect the public...