Representatives of the fishermen and others affected by NOAA's decision to halt commercial groundfishing in Sector IX due to the actions of "The Codfather" Carlos Rafael have crafted a letter explaining why they feel the decision was unjust.
The Baker administration is set to announce later today that the New Bedford Regional Airport has been given a $216,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Senator Mark Montigny has told WBSM News.
The U.S. Interior secretary is giving voice to the return of commercial fishing to a year-old marine national monument about 130 miles southeast of Cape Cod, a move that addresses concerns raised by the industry but was blasted Monday by environmental groups.
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 commercial properties by 18 cents...
Incumbent City Councilor Deborah Coelho says the city should be recruiting and investing in green energy companies to boost the economy and create jobs.
Coelho told WBSM's Brian Thomas, New Bedford has a lot to offer and is doing a good job of reaching out...