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New Bedford Whaleman’s Statue Is 100 Years Old
New Bedford elected officials will join with the general public on Thursday in marking the Centenial Celebration of the New Bedford Whaleman's Statue.
A ceremony is planned for 11am at the statue, outside the Downtown Library. The statue was originally dedicated by Mayor Charles Ashley on June 2…
Falmouth To Decide Whether To Tear Down Wind Turbines
A Cape Cod town is now considering becoming the first community in the country to tear down its wind turbines.
Falmouth's two turbines have been controversial since the first one was installed in 2010.
Some neighbors have persistently complained about the noise from the turbines and also attribut…
Mitchell Seeks Sister City Agreement With European Wind Hub
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is asking the City Council to approve a Sister City agreement with Cuxhaven, Germany. 
Mitchell says Cuxhaven has a history similar to New Bedford, a fishing port always dealing with a tough economy.  But in the mid 90's, Cuxhaven welcomed the wind turbin…
Pilgram Plant Shut Down
The operators of a Plymouth nuclear power plant have shut it down to investigate what they called a minor leak at a valve on a pipe that carries steam.
 
    The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down the plant at about 5:45 a.m. Monday...
Maine Murder Trial
Jury selection is getting under way in Maine for the murder trial of a Massachusetts man charged with fatally shooting the mother of his four children and his longtime friend.
Thirty-year-old Joel Hayden of New Bedford is charged in the deaths of 27-year-old Renee Sandora of New Gloucester, Maine, an…