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Family Magic Show in Fairhaven
Family Magic Show in Fairhaven
Family Magic Show in Fairhaven
The West Island Improvement Association is hosting a magic show for local families! Watch Matt Roberts perform amazing tricks at 41 Causeway Rd West Island on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7 pm. This is a fundraiser for the West Island Improvement Association...
Sailboat Washes Ashore on Fairhaven’s West Island
Sailboat Washes Ashore on Fairhaven’s West Island
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 loose of it's moorings during one of the recent winter storms...
Fishing Pier Project On West Island Scrapped For Now
Fishing Pier Project On West Island Scrapped For Now
Fishing Pier Project On West Island Scrapped For Now
There won't be any fishing piers off of West Island's causeway, and many Fairhaven residents are happy to hear it. After hearing opposition from locals on Monday, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to withdraw their support for the state-run project to build fishing piers on both sides of the causeway...
Beach Fee Scam
Beach Fee Scam
Beach Fee Scam
Beach-goers beware. Fairhaven Police say they've received at least one report of a woman trying to scam people out of money by pretending to collect beach fees. Fairhaven Police Sergeant Kevin Kobza says a report filed with police Monday alleges a middle-aged woman attempted to charge beach-goers $45 per car...
Mattapoisett Rescue
Mattapoisett Rescue
Mattapoisett Rescue
Mattapoisett Police and the town Harbormaster team up to pull a man from the water after his small boat sank. Police say the incident happened just after 4pm Monday afternoon, in waters between West Island and Mattapoisett. Police say the man was from New Bedford...
Possible Earthquake Hits Southcoast
Possible Earthquake Hits Southcoast
Possible Earthquake Hits Southcoast
UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford...
Missing Duck Hunter Found
Missing Duck Hunter Found
Missing Duck Hunter Found
The 12 day search for Dana Dourdeville has been called off after a body was found washed ashore earlier today in Falmouth, Ma. A source close to the Dourdeville family,Old Rochester Athletic Director Bill Tilden, confirms the body has been identified as 21-year-old Dana Dourdeville of Marion...
Sonar Search Fails to Find Any Sign of Missing Kayaker
Sonar Search Fails to Find Any Sign of Missing Kayaker
Sonar Search Fails to Find Any Sign of Missing Kayaker
Another search using underwater sonar equipment has failed to turn up any sign of 21-year-old Marion resident Dana Dourdeville, who has been missing since going duck hunting off West Island in Fairhaven on New Year's Eve. Friday's search was carried out by New Bedford Police using two side-scan sonar devices, which were towed behind the police department's boat...

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