The first New Year's baby born in the Southcoast region arrived at St. Luke's in New Bedford at 12:51 a.m. on January 1st.   Crystal Beltre and John Santiago of New Bedford welcomes a baby girl, Katelyne Darlene Santiago.  She is the couple's first child.

Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River welcomed a baby boy at 4:52 a.m.  Baby Wyatt John Howland was born at Caite and Tim Howland of Dartmouth.  Wyatt is the couple's 2nd child.   Congratulations and Happy New Year!