Drunk Boating
A Lakeville man has been arrested after allegedly operating a boat while drunk and assaulting a public employee.
New Bedford Police say they received a call from the Fairhaven Harbormaster Thursday night, who said a small fishing vessel headed north towards the hurricane barrier did not have his runn…
Speedboat Accident
Fairhaven Police and the Harbormaster are investigating after a speedboat accidentally launched two occupants from the deck.
The Harbormaster says the boat caught a wave at a bad angle, causing the man and woman to go overboard. The Harbormaster says speed may have been a factor...
Sailboat Washes Ashore on Fairhaven’s West Island
Fairhaven Harbormaster Tim Cox is scratching his head after a sailboat was found washed ashore on West Island.
The sailboat was discovered Wednesday by a resident walking on the beach behind the island's state reservation.
Cox says the 25-foot boat likely drifted over from Falmouth after breaking…
Fairhaven Oil Spill
An oil spill in the Fairhaven Shipyard has been contained.
Fairhaven Deputy Fire Chief Todd Correia tells WBSM News the spill was reported Tuesday morning, and was quite extensive. "Most of the oil slicks and oil things that we find in the harbor are usually uncollectable, meaning the fact that …
New Harbormaster On Duty
The new Harbormaster for the Port of New Bedford is a Cape Cod native and graduate of Mass. Maritime Academy who's spent ten years working on the ocean.
David Condon says he's been given a warm welcome on New Bedford's waterfront during his first month on the job...

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