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Double stabbing in Fairhaven

UPDATE (4:28pm, 30 June, 2014): The suspect from the Fairhaven stabbing that occurred Monday morning is identified as 27 year old Peter Bergeron. Bergeron was charged with two counts of domestic assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault with intent to murder and mayhem. …

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Charles W. Morgan Homecoming Celebration

HISTORY Want to learn the history of the last New Bedford whaling ship? Check out The Layperson’s Guide to the Charles W. Morgan: https://www.newbedfordguide.com/charles-w-morgan-whaling-ship/2014/02/19. HOURS OF OPERATION / ADMISSION The Charles W Morgan is open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm daily from June 28 – July 6, …

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Three car accident on the West Island causeway on Sunday

The Fairhaven Police Department responded to a three car accident on the West Island causeway just after 12:00 Sunday afternoon.  The crash involved three vehicles and occurred between the causeway bridge and West Island, east of Sconticut Neck. A witness reported seeing a vehicle suddenly accelerate and jump onto the …

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Two city residents are recognized for their role in education

On Tuesday June 17, the New Bedford Educators Association presented its first annual Friends of Education Awards to two city residents. Carol Strupczewki and Eddie Johnson were recognized for their efforts on behalf of New Bedford’s students and teachers. Carol Strupczewki taught at New Bedford High School for thirty-one years …

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New Bedford Recommends November Extension of Casino Deadline

In a response to a recent request for public comment by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, the City of New Bedford has recommended a November 2014 extension of the Region C deadline by which casino operators seeking to locate in Southeastern Massachusetts may apply for a gaming license. In a letter …

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Spinner Publications new book “Nantucket’s North Shore: A Neighborhood History” now available

Nantucket’s North Shore: A Neighborhood History is written by Nantucket native Frances Ruley Karttunen, a twelfth-generation descendant of Nantucket’s English settlers. Beautifully illustrated with over 200 photographs from the archives of the Nantucket Historical Association and from local photographer Alan Reinhard, this large-format book tells the story of settlement on …

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Wareham police filmed in disturbance

This video shows two Wareham police officers reporting to 17 Camardo Drive in Wareham for an abandoned child call. The lady in the video below went to get some strawberry milk and someone reported the baby as abandoned to the police. The cops arrived and the reported abandoned child (screaming …

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2014 Whaling City Festival canceled

From the Whaling City Festival board: After almost 45 years of celebrations, the Whaling City Festival, one of the city’s trademark events will be canceling the 2014 festival. The New Bedford’s Whaling City Festival Board of Directors voted Monday evening to cancel the 2014 Whaling City Festival. The action taken …

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