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Fairhaven Tax Rates Go Down, Property Values Go Up
Fairhaven residents and business owners will be paying more total property taxes in 2017, and that's a good sign officials say.
At Monday's meeting, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to lower the tax rate by 14 cents per $1,000 valuation for residential properties, and dropped commerci…
Fairhaven Looks To Ban Selling Synthetic Drugs
Fairhaven officials are hoping to join other local communities like New Bedford and Wareham in banning the sale of synthetic drugs.
Also known as "fake weed", K-2, and spice, synthetic drugs are currently legal to sell in Fairhaven.
Fairhaven's Board of Health met with the Board of Selectmen…
Residents Call For Westport Farm To Be Condemned At Meeting
At last night's meeting, the Westport Board of Selectmen issued a statement regarding the massive animal abuse case at a local tenant farm. In their statement, the board described the current state of the case against the property owner and tenants, along with potential actions to avoid this fr…
Oxford School Cupola Almost Ready To Be Put Back
Fairhaven can look forward to seeing the historic Oxford bell tower back in it's skyline.
At Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, the Bell Committee announced the cupola's restoration progress after being taken down last October.
The committee has been working with the Stratford Capital Group to resto…
Residents Speak Against Fairhaven Wind
While Fairhaven's controversial wind turbines have saved the town money, they also haven't been performing up to expectation.
On Monday, Fairhaven Wind, LLC presented data on their turbines from the past four years during the Board of Selectmen meeting...
Pokemon Go Players Offer To Help Keep Fort Phoenix Clean
Pokemon Go players being blamed for the recent vandalism and litter at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven are offering to help with the problems.
With Pokemon Go bringing massive amounts of people to the historic site, many officials have reported damage to the structures, and even defecation around the area.…
Residents Unhappy With Oxford School Purchase Agreement
Fairhaven residents were critical of the town's purchase agreement for the Oxford School at Wednesday's Board of Selectmen meeting.
Town officials and the Stratford Capital Group had entered negotiations for the details of the purchase and sales agreement to convert the historic Fairhaven s…

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