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Massachusetts Environmental Police discover deceased 42′ Humpback Whale in Marblehead

“Massachusetts Environmental Police Boat on scene assisting IFAW and Marblehead Harbormaster with a deceased 42′ Humpback Whale off Prescott Beach Marblehead. The whale will be brought ashore for the IFAW team to perform a necropsy to determine the cause of death.”-Massachusetts Environmental Police. Massachusetts Environmental Police photo.

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New Bedford Firefighters participate in Hazmat ammonia emergency response training, live drills

“On Thursday, Hazmat Technicians from the New Bedford Fire Department took part in an Ammonia Emergency Response Training & Live-Release Drill in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The training program consisted of classroom instruction and practical evolutions where the Hazmat Technicians practiced leak mitigation techniques with actual anhydrous ammonia. Anhydrous ammonia …

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New Bedford Police Department to host anonymous drug takeback day

“⚠️ 𝐃𝐑𝐔𝐆-π“π€πŠπ„-ππ€π‚πŠ πˆππˆπ“πˆπ€π“πˆπ•π„ ⚠️ Do you have any expired or unused medications you want to get rid of? Look no further! This Saturday, April 27, the New Bedford Police Department will have a manned collection site set up in the parking lot of our headquarters (871 Rockdale Avenue) from 10 …

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City of New Bedford creates new position to facilitate innovation and improvement

β€˜Chief of Innovation and Policy Development’ Will Drive Technology and Policy Improvements for Better Municipal Services. The City of New Bedford is creating a new position that will drive innovation and reforms across City government. The Chief of Innovation and Policy Development will be a senior-level position in City government …

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