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Reporter Carol Lee Costa-Crowell Dies At 72
A well known journalist on the Southcoast for more than 30 years has died at the age of 72.
Carol Lee Costa-Crowell died Tuesday in Port Charlotte, Florida following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Costa-Crowell started with the Standard Times in the paper's library during the 1960's, and work…
Fire in Acushnet Stifles Gifts to Give Operation
An early morning fire has crippled operations at a building that houses a charitable organization and a Standard Times facility.
Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher tells WBSM News a transformer in a small freestanding structure at 1 Titleist Drive off of Slocum Street caught fire, burning the small …
Chamber Name Change: Who Gives A Rat's...?
Let's be serious. How many Greater New Bedford or New Bedford area residents, give a flying hoot if the local chamber of commerce changes its name? Wow, I can hear a pin drop, or was that two pins! One Standard Times editorial writer thinks the time has come...

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