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Upcoming New Bedford Vaccination Clinics

COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for the next several days in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at these walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card while supplies last. Friday, September 3: • Fire Station 8 (1599 Acushnet Ave) – …

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Former Massachusetts Dept. of Unemployment Assistance pleads guilty to fraud and identity theft charges related to COVID-19

A former employee of the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) pleaded guilty today to fraud and identity theft charges arising from her claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) funds. Tiffany Pacheco, a/k/a Tiffany Tavery, 35, formerly of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to six counts of wire fraud, one count …

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COVID Booster Shots to Start in September

By Katie Lannan State House News Service The federal government plans to begin making COVID-19 booster shots available next month to adults who have already received both doses of a Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, an announcement Gov. Charlie Baker indicated came without advance guidance for states. Baker said plans for …

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