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Rafael Pleads Not Guilty
The fishing magnate known as ``The Codfather'' has pleaded not guilty to a variety of federal charges including lying on catch reports and cash smuggling and has been held on $2 million bail.
Carlos Rafael, of Dartmouth, appeared in federal court in Worcester on Thursday to face 27 counts..…
Rafael Charges Not Common
For some it's a shock, while others had suspicions confirmed as prominent New Bedford fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael was hauled away in handcuffs by federal officials Friday.
Jim Kendall of New Bedford Seafood Consulting was caught off-guard by the accusations that Rafael had lied to the feds about…
Fish Plant Closing
A fish-processing plant is calling it quits in New Bedford.
According to bizjournal.com, High Liner Foods, Inc., on Herman Melville Boulevard will begin cutting the 200 jobs housed there in late April, with the plant closing in September...
Get Hooked On Shark Tourney
What does a shark's skin feel like? To start with, shark skin feels exactly like sandpaper because it is made up of tiny teeth-like structures. These scales point towards the tail and helps to reduce friction from surrounding water when the shark swims...
Who Has the Best Fish Tacos on the SouthCoast?
Let's face it, there's nothing more delicious than a taco. Sure, all that greasy ground beef isn't the best thing for you, but you rationalize it by dumping tons of shredded lettuce, tomatoes, olives, guacamole and whatever else catches your fancy on top of that greasy goodness and sa…
Swansea Shellfish Beds Reopened
The Swansea Shellfish Beds have reopened, according to an announcement on the town's website.
Relay areas are excluded from this announcement.
The shellfish beds were closed Monday with officials citing increased rainfall as the reason for the closure...
Portuguese Sauce
We live in the number one fishing seaport in all of America! Let's celebrate our catch with a sauce that will become a favorite of yours! In Portuguese the sauce is called Molho Escabeche. Use this sauce on baked fish, and when you spoon it over fried fish, you'll smile ear to ear! You can…
OSHA Cites NB Plant
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a New Bedford fish processing plant for seven serious safety violations.
OSHA began investigating the operations at Sea Watch International Ltd. after a 35-year-old sanitation supervisor died in January after …

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