Trans Bill Clears Senate
BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.
The Senate passed the bill with a 33-4 vote Thursday.
Democratic Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz said it's past time for Massachusetts to stay true to its history as a civil…
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 govern…
"Save Our Sidewalks"
Fairhaven's Rogers and Oxford schools aren't the only historic structures in danger according to some town residents.
A group spoke out against altering the red brick sidewalk surrounding Town Hall and the library at Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting...
Historic Designations
Four New Bedford cemeteries have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The Mayor's Office says the Griffin Street, Oak Grove, Rural, and Jewish cemeteries have been officially added to the Register, citing there are many notable figures in both local and national history interr…