butler flats

Boat Collision
Boat Collision
NEW BEDFORD - One person has been injured following a collision involving two boats outside of New Bedford Harbor. The collision took place just before 10 a.m. Wednesday near the Butler Flats Lighthouse off the coast of the city's South End...
Lighthouse Visit
Lighthouse Visit
There's more information about the future of the Butler Flats Lighthouse in New Bedford's outer harbor. Waterfront observer and historian M-L Baron of Fairhaven tells WBSM's Tim Weisberg,, he's been told that the 118-year old lighthouse will be converted into a bed-and-breakfast establishment...
Butler Flats Sold
Butler Flats Sold
The Butler Flats Lighthouse has been sold. The government auction for the 117-year-old "sparkplug-style" structure ended at 1:45 Monday afternoon, with the winning bid coming in at $80,000. The auction was scheduled to end over the weekend, but persistent bidders prompted the government to extend the auction several times...
Butler Flats Bid
Butler Flats Bid
The Butler Flats Lighthouse has its first bidder. An anonymous bidder posted the $25,000 opening bid last week. Weather-watcher and lighthouse enthausit M.L. Baron appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" and says bidders will be able to inspect the lighthouse...
For Sale
For Sale
One of New Bedford's most famous structures is up for sale. The Butler Flats lighthouse, sitting in the South End of the harbor, is going on the auction block next month. The General Services Administration is handling the auctions of a number of federally-owned lighthouses that are in great need of structural repair, including Butler Flats...