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Fairhaven Financial Rating
The Town of Fairhaven's finances got a positive review after Moody's Investors Services issued a credit opinion on Tuesday that kept the exisiting bond rating of Aa2 while removing the negative outlook.
Polito Talks Biz, Rail
The Fall River Area and New Bedford Area Chambers of Commerce invited Lt. Governor Karyn Polito to speak at their annual Legislative Luncheon at Rachel's Lakeside in Dartmouth Thursday.
War on Drugs Continues [Video]
After several decades of local, state and the federal government waging and failing at winning the war of drugs, now there are elected officials, nationwide, calling for places where druggies can use heroin in a safe environment. How safe? These government sanctioned buildings will have a doctor or …
Mitchell on Carlos Seafood
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says Carlos Seafood will likely be up and running again within a few days, despite the arrest of Carlos Rafael and his bookkeeper last week.
Mitchell, a former federal prosecutor, says the business will probably re-open after records that were seized during Friday'…
Food Stamp Fraud
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) _ A Worcester woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of more than $3 million in food stamp benefits through a scheme she ran out of her convenience store.
The Telegram & Gazette reports Vida Ofori Causey pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges including conspiracy …
Iraq Approves New Gov't
Secretary of State John Kerry says Iraq has approved what he calls a new, inclusive government.
Political infighting in Iraq has been partly blamed for creating the conditions that allowed the terror group ISIS to seize huge areas of that country...
Another Phone Scam
New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.
The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government. The calls come from area code 202, which is based out of Washington, D...

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