New Counting System
A new video system to assess the population of cod developed by a team of scientists at the UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and technology (SMAST) looks promising after its first test at sea.
Grace Period Extended
New Bedford residents have a little more time to get used to the new trash collection system.
The automated system began going into effect in June, and by all accounts has been quite effective in increasing recycling and decreasing waste...
Do We Need a New Hurricane-Rating System?
Weather-industry insiders feel that the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which rates hurricane strength on a scale of Category 1 (weakest) through 5 (strongest), is inadequate.
Some say changes need to be made, since the current system doesn't include enough information about the storm, that it only denotes win…